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LSR8233JQ washer water drips into tub from fill port

I have a seven year old washer, recently we noticed that the water never shuts off, even if the machine is shut off. It isn't a steady stream, but it never seems to stop dripping. Overnight we'll get around 2-3" of water in the bottom of the tub. Recently we had problems with our well and got some silt and mud into the home water lines. That has been flushed out now but I am wondering if the fill valve could be damaged somehow.

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Re: LSR8233JQ washer water drips into tub from fill port

Yes the fill valve has been damaged by the silt. If you remove the hoses from the valve you will probably notice that there is either one or both steel screens missing from valve body. You cant remove the screens if they get clogged.

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