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HE3 front-loading automatic washer

Our washing machine runs through a cycle, then once it's done, it starts to fill back up with water. So once the wash cycle is done, I take the clothes out and about 20 minutes later the washer is filling up with water again. Do you think this is a problem we can fix ourselves - what could it be? Thanks for your help

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Sounds like the water valve is not turning off 100%. Replace the inlet water valve. (where the hoses connect onto the machine)

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