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Hi, the machine keeps filling itself with water even when switched off? I'm guessing this is the double valve but am not exactly an expert. Any help is greatly apreciated. Thanks

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If your machine is off and even unplugged then it could only be the valve not shutting off. If your intake hose filter screens are bad or not there the valve can get a flake of rust or mineral deposit from your pipes lodged in it causing it not to shut completely. Unplug the machine from the wall and if it is still flowing then you know there is no electrical circuit failure causing it to stay open. I have on occasion removed the valve, back flushed it and carefully opened the valve manually with a soft tipped tool while rinsing it out with success. If you do remove the valve take note of the wire connections and make certain the washer is unplugged before attempting the repair.

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Yes it is your mixing valve
more than likely the cold has stuck open but ive seen both over the years
try searching for the part on the hoover website

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