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Offline Tdiddy

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Washer flooded my laundry room!
« on: September 09, 2008, 12:39:59 PM »
Good thing we have a floor drain close by the washer or this could have been a big mess.

I turned the washer off and even unplugged it, but the washer still kept filling with water!

The main water shut off to the house was close by so I just turned the water off to the house for now.

Do I need to by a new washer?

Model WPSE4200A0ww

Offline RegUS_PatOff

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Re: Washer flooded my laundry room!
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2008, 12:50:58 PM »
sounds like the Water Inlet Valve on the back of the Washer is bad (or sediment)

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Re: Washer flooded my laundry room!
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2008, 01:16:58 PM »
Shut off the hot and cold water supply behind the washer and replace the water valve. I have seen this before. The valve gets stuck in the open position.
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Offline Tdiddy

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Re: Washer flooded my laundry room!
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2008, 03:23:07 PM »
Looks like you guys are right. I went ahead and ordered one.

Will let you know how it goes.

Thanks O0

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Re: Washer flooded my laundry room!
« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2008, 03:26:55 PM »
Looks like you got it under control.

Here is some more info on just that problem in AJ's blog.

http://www.appliancejunk.com/blog/archives/2008/09/09/washer-keeps-filling-with-water/

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Re: Washer flooded my laundry room!
« Reply #5 on: September 09, 2008, 03:29:39 PM »
Looks like you got it under control.

Here is some more info on just that problem in AJ's blog.

http://www.appliancejunk.com/blog/archives/2008/09/09/washer-keeps-filling-with-water/

Yes, I read that blog post just before I posted my question here.

thanks again for all the help.

 

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