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I have a Maytag (FAV6800AWW) top load washer. The cold water won't shut off except at the valve. The cycle will run properly with hot water but if you have the cold on it just runs until it overflows.

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  • Samuel Charles Spriggs May 29, 2011

    Most likely the cold water solenoid valve is malfunctioniing.

    More info, let me know.

    Charlie

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The water valve is bad in the rear area inside the machine,its controlled by electrical solenoids and the valve is stuck open even with the unit shut off,replace the valve combo hot and cold as these dont repair

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