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MY whirlpool duet operates properly, but between uses, an amount of water collects in the drum. After 48 to 72 hours this amount can amount to several liters and I have to run the drain cycle to remove it. Otherwise everything works fine. No warning or error lights. Any suggestions?

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It appears your dual inlet water valve has failed in this instance... or there is sediment in the vlve preventing it from fully closing.

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PartSelect has a great schematic database for locating the part on your unit and great "testimonials" for each part that often times includes HOW-TO information.
RepairClinic has pictures of each part they sell and also a great how-to and troubleshooting for basic repairs.


If your unit has never been serviced - there should still be an original service manual enclosed in plastic taped to the inside of the shell.
In the service manual are Error codes, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting steps you can follow.


Anything too complicated or beyond your scope should be handled by a professional.

If you think you want to tackle the repair - and have gotten stuck on a step - reply to your question and I will be glad to help you out.




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