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Washer continues to leak fresh water into washer tub

The washer continues to leak fresh water into washer tub just like a leaky faucet. what is causing the problem? should i change the water intake values? if yes, how can i the washer's schematics?

also is there a lint screen on the whirlpool deut washer?

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You water valve is not closing good you could have a bad valve the valve is not closing properly the easiest thing to do is replace the water valve remove the top off the washer the schematic is the taped to the inside the cabnet or remove the bottom cover and it will be taped to the inside cabnet there. I would get a new valve though. Dissconect the power and turn off the water. remove the top by tacking out the 3 1/4" screws from the back and sliding the top to the rear and lifting off. Disconect to hot and cold water fill hoses from the machine, remove the mounting screws from the valve remove the valveinstall new valve and put mounting screw back in then remove wires from old valve one at a time and place on new valve in the proper position. reconect hot and cold fill hoses be shure to hook the up to the right side reconct power and turn the water on and put the top back on you machine should be back in good working order now .

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