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Washer filled up with water when not turned on

I leave the door to my washer open so it can dry out after I'm done using it. I hadn't used it in a few days, and when I went to do a load today, I discovered the drum filled with water and overflowing all over the floor. I closed the door and ran a Drain & Spin to drain the tub (after I shut the water valves off). After I cleaned up the mess, I turned the valves back on and ran a load and it worked fine. Any ideas what might have happened?

we find water in the tub when not used

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Re: Washer filled up with water when not turned on

It sounds like the water inlet valve assembly is letting a trickle of water thru when its not supposed to. It is located on the rear of the washer, it is the part the water hoses connect to. Make sure the power and water are turned off, then disconnect the water fill hoses. The valve is attached to a bracket, the valve will have 4 electrical selenoids on it and a hose leading further into the machine. Make a drawing of where the wires/colors were attached before you pull them off. The valve for that machine (MLG2000AWW or MLG2000AXW) usually costs about $45.00 to $55.00

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