What controls water flow inside a washing machine?

We needed to paint behind a washing machine and turned the valves off and unhookd the two hoses at the washer. There was a drip drip out of the top hose end. So the valve does leak though it's shut off. But both valves are on 24/7 so the washer can be used at any time. What part inside the washer prevents water (that standing in the hoses and being under pressure since the valves are on 24/7) from leaking?Thanks.

2 Answers

  • Droopy
    Lv 5
    1 month ago
    Favourite answer

    water inlet valve, water level sensor,  Dump valve

  • 1 month ago

    There are solenoid valves in the washer.

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