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Cold water will not shut off even when washer is off.We left unit unpluged over nite and still have same problem

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Re: Cold water will not shut off even when washer is...

It is possible that the water solenoid is stuck open, sometimes they can be cleaned and yet sometimes they will need to be replaced

Posted on Oct 22, 2007

Re: Cold water will not shut off even when washer is...

Odds on is the pipe from the drum to the pressure solenoid switch is punctured. This switch turns off the inlet valve when the drum is filled sufficiently. If it has a hole in it, the machine will just keep filling up. Switch is usually at the top of the machine. - Rick

Posted on Jan 14, 2008

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You have a stuck cold water solenoid valve.
Try openning the machine and tap on the cold solenoid valve.
If this dowes not work, you may have to replace the valve.

Posted on Mar 25, 2008

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You have a stuck cold water solenoid valve.
Try openning the machine and tap on the cold solenoid valve.
If this dowes not work, you may have to replace the valve.

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