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Offline blondejon

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Maytag Washer
« on: January 13, 2012, 12:17:00 AM »

I'm working on a Maytag model#  Mav3905aww
Have you ever had a faulty inlet valve that allows water to the fill spigot when the machine is off?  The spigot is leaking towards the back even while the machine is off.  It's a small, but constant drip.

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Re: Maytag Washer
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2012, 07:50:59 AM »
Yes I have. I would replace the water Water Inlet Valve Assembly Part # AP4024482




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Re: Maytag Washer
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2012, 08:05:37 AM »
drip not bad, i've seen it come in full force with machine unplugged!
 
 
 i agree with aj, replace valve!

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Re: Maytag Washer
« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2012, 02:39:51 PM »
Dirty valve screens and low water pressure can also cause the problem.
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Re: Maytag Washer
« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2012, 04:36:31 PM »
I replaced the valve with 285805 since I had it on hand.  It appears that fixed the spigot drip.  Apparently they are made to have a quite a bit of pressure or none at all.   ;D