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Cold water wont stop running on my kirkland series top load washer even after you hit the stop

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Something might be stuck in the fill valve. They are pretty easy to change, and not too expensive. If you feel lucky and have a set of nutdrivers, you might be able to take it apart and clear it. Some are stamped together and can't be opened easily. Tag your wires if you take anything apart. Make sure you have screens on the inlets of the fill valves.

Posted on Aug 18, 2008

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