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Washing machine filling with water while not running

We have the GHW9100LW2 and recently, the tub has begun to fill with water while the machine is not being used at all. it seems to work fine while washing, but there should be no requirement for water when the washing machine is off, right? our fear is to return home from work and find water all over the floor because it over filled when it should not be filling in the first place!
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Youll need to replace the water inlet valve, its not seating properly after fill, and continues to leak into machine.part number 8181694. in hte ean time you can turn off water supply to machine inbetween wash loads.A good habit to be in anyway.

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