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Our washer fills with some water when not in use.

The washer works fine, except after a cycle is done, clothes are removed, the washer is empty of water, the cover is closed and the next morning there will be 2-3 inches of clean water in the bottom of the tank.  Thus it fills with water when not in use.  Looks like it could be a leaking check value of some type??

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