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Kenmore Elite Model 45992

Leaking water slowly into washer. Has been consistant for two or three days now. Usually a gallon or so of water in drum in the mornings. Turned off water valves today. How can we fix this ourselves?

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  • suimard Jul 11, 2008

    Water slowly leaks into tub when the washer is off. I have to turn of supply in order to stop leak. What causes this and what part do I need to replace. Full model number is 110.42926 202

  • robertskb Jul 24, 2008

    Same as posted above.

    I have a HE3 #45872 dripping water from fill tube. Looks like I need a part# for a water inlet valve.

    Thanks in advance!


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This is usually an indication of a defective water inlet valve (also known as a fill valve or mixing valve). This is a fairly simple repair that you can perform yourself. If you can post back with your complete model number (located around the door opening), I can track down a part number for you.

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