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LSR8233JQ washer water drips into tub from fill port

I have a seven year old washer, recently we noticed that the water never shuts off, even if the machine is shut off. It isn't a steady stream, but it never seems to stop dripping. Overnight we'll get around 2-3" of water in the bottom of the tub. Recently we had problems with our well and got some silt and mud into the home water lines. That has been flushed out now but I am wondering if the fill valve could be damaged somehow.

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  • et1ssgmiller Jan 19, 2008

    After running the washer a couple loads the leaking problem has stopped, however there is another problem. When the initial filling of water is occurring the water pressure is fine, however when the rinse cycle is starting there is barely a trickle of water, it takes forever to fill the tub to the point that the rinse cycle actually starts.

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Yes the fill valve has been damaged by the silt. If you remove the hoses from the valve you will probably notice that there is either one or both steel screens missing from valve body. You cant remove the screens if they get clogged.

Posted on Jan 19, 2008

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    joey shearer Jan 19, 2008

    Try a cold/cold wash

    Barely a trickle right?????
    Replace the water valve.

    Clean the screens but dont remove them

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