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We have a GHW9400PW front loading washer, purchased May 2006. Water is dripping from the fill line spot, within the rubber gasket by the front door. It fills the washer until it over flows onto the floor. It doesn't happen all the time but if we do not use the washer for a few days it over flows. Do a need a repairman or can I fix something myself?

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SOURCE: Front load washer fills up with water

Jamesbestor,

The water fill selenoid had junk in it holding the valve open or the seat in the valve is damaged.
Turn off the power and water, remove two screws on the back of the machine and remove the lid.
On the back left top corner are the water fill selenoids. Remove these and disassemble by undoing the 6 or 8 screws ( depending upon model ) holding the unit together. Clean and reassemble, it should take care of the problem. If not, replace the selenoid.

Posted on Feb 15, 2009

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SOURCE: fills on its own door open or closed

I would bet the water inlet valve is weeping. It may not seal shut every time. It could have a piece of rest stuck in it also. It's cheap and easy to replace. The part # AP3128776.

Posted on Feb 23, 2009

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SOURCE: Whirlpool LXR9245EQ2 top loading washer tub won't fill

try taking the knob off and see if the nut is tight on the timer,it might if came loose

Posted on Jun 20, 2009

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SOURCE: whirlpool duet washer fills with water when not running

one of the control valves (hot or cold) is not closing the water supply, most likely leaking so the electronics are good. one of the valves needs replacing, but if you dont want to spend the money just shut the water supply off at the water supply taps.

Posted on Jul 17, 2009

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Duet:drum fills up with water when machine is off.

Your problem is the water inlet valve has failed part # AP3128776 This is fairly common especially if you have hard water or well water.
Just enter that # at www.appliancehelponline.com

Posted on Mar 24, 2010

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