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You either have a bad valve, bad air switch, or a hole in the air tube leadinf to the switch. An easy way to check the valve is turn the washer on and while its filling unplug it. If the water stops immediately you valve is probobly ok. if it takes a few seconds to stop or doesnt stop at all your valve is bad

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