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My washer continually fills with water

My washer has a constant drip or small stream of continuous water coming into the washer itself. If I do not shut off the water manually, the drum will fill up over night. This has happened in the past but stopped. Now it has started again and I can't get it to quit. Please help.

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Your fill valve is stuck open replace fill valve

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