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Flood Fill valve malfunctioned allowing water to run throughout the house. Stuck open, wouldn't shut off.

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To make sure did water keep coming in after washer power shut down? If so replace w. valve...it is stuck in open position

 

ps always keep screens in valve helps prevent this problem.

Posted on Oct 12, 2007

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