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Water keeps filling in washer

There are no error codes, the washer is off, but the water keeps slowly filling up in there.  I just do the drain/spin cycle to get it out, but it just keeps filling up again.

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  • ggoldner Jul 24, 2008

    Same as the last post. Keeps filling over 2 days time have to run Drain/Spin cycle. Have to turn off valve when leaving. Afraid it will overflow.

  • Anonymous Jul 24, 2008

    mine does too--however not every time just intermittently

  • Anonymous Mar 05, 2009

    I have the same problem and this looks like great information.

    I'll order the part and let you know.

    If it work's I'll buy you a 6 pack of your favorite beer.

  • bader_sophia
    bader_sophia Jan 07, 2013

    Me Too!

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Sounds like you need a new water valve (some debris inside the valve causing it to not fully close). These are availible from your local appliance parts store or on line from the manufacture. Once you have your replacement, just take the #20 torx screws out of the rear of the top panel slide the whole panel slightly towards the rear and lift it off. On the outside of the washer on the back panel, You should a light blue plastic thing that the 2 matching hoses from your house connect to. Turn your water off and remove these hoses. Just beside them you will find another #20 torx bit screw (some models use a #10 or #15). Remove this screw as well. Now from the inside of the machine, you will see 4 blue wires going into 2 connectors on the valve. Remove these connectors only by pulling on the connectors, not the wires. Lastly you will see a small black hose with a green or silver clamp on it. Squeeze the clamp with a pair of pliers and then slide it down the hose. The hose should now pull free of your old valve.
Please remember to rate this information if it was helpful to you. Best of luck and drop me a note if you have any troubles.

Posted on Jul 25, 2008

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SOURCE: The washer fills slowly with water when not in

Most likely the water inlet valves on your washing machine have failed. You may have noticed larger amounts of water in the clothes drum when the washing machine hasn't been used for a few days, this is because the valves may still be open allowing water to drip into the clothes drum.

Here is a link to the part that you need to buy: http://www.appliancepartspros.com/Appliance-Parts/WHIRLPOOL-Washer-water-inlet-valve--universal-item-number-AP3098982.aspx.

And a link to a video showing you how to replace the part: http://www.ultimatehandyman.org/video/appliance_repair/water-inlet-valve.php
Hope this helps!

Posted on Feb 28, 2011

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SOURCE: After the wash cycle is complete and the clothes

Your water fill valve is defective. This is a fairly common problem.
This video,while not specific to the water valve will show you how to remove the cabinet to access the water valve.
The water valve is the part the water hoses connect to.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLPGs2UMUJc&eurl=http%3A%2F%2Fappliancejunk.com%2Fforums%2Findex.php%3Ftopic%3D67.0&feature=player_embedded#t=15

Posted on Dec 20, 2009

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