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Water continues to fill

I have a GE washing machine (model WDSR2080D) that is less then a year old and a little stream of water runs even with nothing selected. When the washing machine is spinning, you can hear the water still running. Any ideas or suggestions would be appreciated.

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  • roadblock Dec 11, 2007

    After additional research, it appears that it is a "Faulty Water Inlet Valve". So, how do I fix and/or replace that?

  • roadblock Dec 12, 2007

    I went ahead and took the control panel off to find the inlet valve. I can say that it is the cold side solenoid based on this: I turned the water off, unhooked the cold water hose from the washing machine and stuck in into the basin. I turned the water on and there was no water coming from the washing machine, just the cold water hose. No continous running of water! So, I can't replace just the bad solenoid, I have to buy a brand new inlet valve ($54.95 on GE's website). Do you think that the test I ran was enough to eliminate any other problems that may exist? Thank you!

  • roadblock Dec 13, 2007

    I did some searching and found that part on eBay for $25 (brand new, same model #) and on a couple of other sites for less then GE's $55. Thanks for the help. I work with networks and told several of my clients and co-workers about this site. Outstanding job. Happy Holidays!!

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You replace 'that'by turning off water going to 'it'remove top of machine,take off hose's on valve,fit them to new valve,with the wireing,do it step by step.buy,eire

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  • eamonn close Dec 13, 2007

    My test for water valves as a rule!If you can blow through them,replace them! wires and hoses disconnected of course!$55 a bit saucey but what can you do!

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