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Machine fills up with water after cycle finished.  After we did a load of wash and removed the clothes we noticed later that there was water in the machine and it was off.  this has happened everytime we do a wash.

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You have a solenoid leaking by. Next time toy finish a load, shut of one of the water supply valves at the wall. If the water does NOT come into the machine after that, you know that you closed the right valve. Once you have determined which side (hot or cold) is leaking, follow that hose to the machine. The hose connects to the solenoid valve, which is just an electrically controlled valve that is either opened or closed. You can try to service the valve, but it is easier to remove and replace it. They don't cost much, and you can get an exact replacement at any appliance parts supply house. Total time to replace...1-1/2 hours.
Best regards, --W/D-- please feel free to rate this solution...thanx!

Posted on Aug 01, 2009


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