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What could be causing my washer to fill with water when off and not in use?


Either you have a short somewhere or a ghost messing with you. I'd call the repair man before the priest.

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Duet front load - water fills while door is open!


This is a leaking solonoid valve.
The valves are located just inside the machine where the water supply hoses attach.
  • Remove the power plug
  • Undo the top lid of the washer
  • The valves will have some internal pipes clamped on their outlets. Remove the pipes.
  • Dry the valve outlets with tissue.
  • Turn on the water supply to the washer (if it was off)
  • Watch the open valve outlets for seepage.

There may be between 1 and 3 valves depending on the model.
You should be able to replace the leaking valve quite easily.

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My Whirlpool duet front load washer fills randomly with water when not in use and the door is open. Usually it only fills up to the door opening but this morning it was over flowing. ??????


check and make sure you do not have a siphoning problem. make sure the drain isn't backing up in the machine. This could also be a problem with the water inlet valve. Its possible that its not closing all the way when the machine is off. If its dirty water entering washer then the problem is siphoning from the drain. If its clean watet the valve is bad.

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Water collects during non-use


The only thing that can make the washer fill with it turned off is a bad fill valve. Replace.

Aug 22, 2009 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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Washer filling with water when off


sounds like a bad fill valve...contact HHGregg. This is a warranty issue. Do not attempt to make any repairs, it would void your warranty and then you would have to bear the repair costs.

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Water Remaining in Gasket Around Door


normal problem all front loads all brands.. leave door open as much as possible.. to clean fill tub with hot water pour in 2 cups chlorine bleach use rag in solution wipe gasket out as good as possible allow washer to run normal cycle ..do as routine when ever odor is first noticed leaving door open will allow most of water to evaporate

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Washer is filling up with to much water...


possible fill valve is sticking open when filling after starting washer disconnect power and listen to see if water is still running in if so replace fill valve.. if water stops possible water level switch or small hose to switch plugged ..drain washer remove screws on each side of door frame front will pull off...small hose on some models was attached to pump housing and would become plugged with lint ckd for restriction in hose from bottom to top remove screws in console to acess other end attached to pressure switch

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Washer tub slowly fills with water


Is your problem a SLOW FILL problem, or a problem with WATER DRIPPING FROM THE RUBBER DOOR SEAL - or BOTH? If you have a slow fill problem, this is generally caused by a bad fill valve, which can be attributed to hard water deposits or well water mineral deposits. Sometimes the fill valve can be removed, cleaned and reinstalled, but most of the time a new fill valve is required. If you are experiencing water leaking from the rubber door seal (bellow), it may be time to replace it. Sometimes the seal can develop a wrinkle or crease where it meets the glass, which can cause leaks. Water dripping from the door when you open after washing a load is normal. Water dripping during a load is NOT. The bellow may also have started to rip or tear inside the door which may not be noticeable until you pull the folds of the bellow back and look underneath it. I hope this helps.

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