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Water will not stop filling for the wash or rinse cycles

When you first turn it on to start washing, the water does not stop filling up and it will not start to cycle. It spins and drains, but the water will not shut off and begin washing, any tips? (Kenmore 80 series mod 23822100) I have a Kenmore 26842 top loading washer. When you turn on the washer, it won't stop filling. We found this out the hard way 2 days ago when we waslked back in from outside to find our laundry room and kitchen flooded. I did two more checks on it, but once again, it wouldn't stop filling. This also happens when it fills for the rinse cycle. Which parts do I need to check and how can I toubleshoot them? Thanks in advance, Master Sergeant Lonnie Ellis, U.S. Air Force

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