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Leaking washer I've changed the water valve hose and turned the cold water off and it still leaked.

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What leaks exactly?

What should we be guessing at ?

You changed one of the two hoses that feed
water to the washer?

Then turned off the water at the watts valve or
the hot or cold water--why?

No you have no leak until you turn the water back on?

Posted on Nov 27, 2014

Testimonial: "Im waiting on a new cold water valve for my washer that is why I only have the hot water running and I did replace both new hoses they were warn."

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