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The washer drum slowly starts to fill with water when the machine is OFF. We do not hear any water running, and the drum is empty of water after we remove a load. Then it gradually starts to fill while it sits. What could be causing this????

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The selenoid valve has some trash in it. Take the valve off of the back. It should be just a few screws, a couple of wire plugs and one hose on the inside. Then a few screws to take the valve apart. Just slide selenoids off with a flathead screwdriver. Take the rest apart and clean the diaphrams with soap and a small brush or something. I hope this helps.The washer drum slowly starts to fill with water - 0b312a2.gif63c5266.gif

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