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Front load washer fills up with water

I have a Whirlpool Duet HT front load washer that fills up with water when the washer is shut off. Any idea what is causing this...?

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  • kymberley Feb 25, 2009

    Front load washer fills up with water when turned off. Problem has escalated from washer fill, to overflow (flooding laundry room) I had always left the door open to allow inside to dry and avoid foul smell from developing.

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The water fill selenoid had junk in it holding the valve open or the seat in the valve is damaged.
Turn off the power and water, remove two screws on the back of the machine and remove the lid.
On the back left top corner are the water fill selenoids. Remove these and disassemble by undoing the 6 or 8 screws ( depending upon model ) holding the unit together. Clean and reassemble, it should take care of the problem. If not, replace the selenoid.

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