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I have a Bosch washer (model Wfk 2401) and I haven't used it in a couple of weeks. I noticed that the washing drum is filling up even though the washer hasn't been used. Any ideas?

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The valve( main inlet) is broken. Most likely due to limescale buildup.
you might be able to clean it or just replace it as they are not too expensive
All the parts you need you find HERE

Please rate me as FIXYA if this info resolves your problem

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