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My kenmore top load washer will not stop filling with water i have replaced the inlet valve and checked the drain any other suggestions

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Are you sure this is a water inlet problem? This may also be caused by a pressure switch malfunction. The following link explains how you can determine which one may be causing your problem:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3753517-whirlpool_top_load_washer_fills_when_not

Is this a simple problem of the washer continuing to fill with water when its not in use? Or does the washer overflow? If you've already determined this to be a water inlet problem, but replacing the valve did not change your symptoms, you either got a defective part or the water pressure may be too low to close the solenoid valves (usually requires a minimum of the 10-25psi).

Otherwise...have you checked the small air hose that runs from the bottom right hand side of the wash tub to the pressure swtich? If this hose is has come loose from the pressure switch, or from the air dome on the wash tub, the pressure switch will not sense the pressure differential coming from the wash tub as the unit fills. Also, if the air hose is cracked, ripped, split, or clogged somewhere, you will get the same symptoms.

If you need further assistance, please post back with your MODEL NUMBER (located on a nameplate along the wash tub rim under the lid) so that I can determine how your washer is configured. I hope this helps lead you in the right direction.

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Hi, there is a hose that conects the water level switch to the rear of the tub. Sometimes the the hose gets plugged with lint or old soap nd will not give the level switch a proper reading. The cup on the tub that the hose attaches to might need cleaned out as well. If there is nothing plugging the cup or hose, you might need a new water level switch. I hope this helps you. Please let me know if you need more assistance in this matter.

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Do u have a pressure switch or a water level switch... i would replace the water level switch next,, let me know how this goes

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It is possible that the machine does not start off the cycle because there are errors due to feedback from the inputs. For the program to start up the main program controller must initiate the INLET/MOTOR/DRAIN pump/ valve to open up and allow each function to be driven starting from the flow of water into the drum as also the drain valve to open to exit the water at the point of the program cycle. If this does not happen then the voltage at the valve/motor/pump must be checked or the fault relates to no voltage from the controller. This means the controller is a suspect.

If the water flows though the inlet then the flow pressure should be good, if not the inlet valve is bad or there is dirt in the filter. Also check the flow at the inlet of the water line. Once the water comes into the system the WATER LEVEL SENSOR - normally a pressure switch- must activate at the preset/chosen level to give the signal to the program controller to switch on the motor. What is most important for the motor to start functioning is that the door switch must be ON when the door is shut or this will be an error for starting the motor for rinse and wash.

Test a pressure switch: Click on : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZZ2bDMspj8

Check this link to replace the inlet valve:

http://www.espares.co.uk/advice/washing-machines/a/7/1408/how-to-replace-the-inlet-valve-on-a-washer-dr.html

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Hi i have a kenmore mod.110.44932 200 ser.csn0605989...no code but at time while the washer not in use i hear water then when i check the washer the inside is full of water and running out the door what...


Hello,

The problem is that the water valve is not fully closing and the water valve would need to be replaced to stop it from filling when off.

The part number for that water inlet valve is 8181694 it could be purchased at your local appliance parts store or online at;
partselect.com
apdepot.com
repairclinic.com
searspartsdirect.com
apwagner.com

To replace that water valve,turn off water supply to washer,disconnect rubber fill hoses,remove top and the valve will be on the rear top under the top


GENE

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THE WATER IS NOT STOPPING, JUST KEEPS PUTTING WATER INTO THE WASHER KENMORE 90 SERIES


There are two possible causes of the water not stopping. First is the water inlet valves stuck in the open position and second is the pressure switch not tripping when the correct water level is reached. Turn off or unplug the machine while it is filling and if the water doesn't stop, the water inlet valve/s is/are indeed stuck in the open position. Replacing the water inlet valve assembly should solve the problem.

But if the water stops, the problem is the pressure switch stuck in the empty position. Disconnect power then raise the console up and hinge it at the rear of the machine to access the pressure switch. It is the part with the small clear hose attached to it. Detach the hose and blow air down into it including the pressure switch itself. Replace the pressure switch if the problem persists.

Click on the link below for the detailed procedure in raising the console and removing the cabinet to access and replace the water inlet valve assembly.

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This assumes that you have a basic Kenmore / Whirlpool top load, direct drive, neutral drain (it doesn't spin until the pump removes most of the water) machine.

First, see the Sears parts site for your washer:
http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/index.action

Enter your model number (110.########) and you'll see a list of major sub-components with diagrams and parts.

(The 110 means that it was manufactured by Whirlpool, you also need to enter the 8 digit model number)

Also see the Whirlpool / Kenmore Service Manual for these washers.

https://secured.whirlpool.com/Service/SrvTechAdm.nsf/2cd44500d572193285256a45004fd9d6/f7e2147fa98b28cf85257122007475cb/$FILE/L-55.pdf

It has testing procedures as well as a good description of how the washer works.

It sounds like a defective water level switch or water inlet valve.

See the following for how to release the console and cabinet on these machines in order to get to the switch for testing.

http://www.american-appliance.com/catalog/newsdesk_info.php?newsPath=16&newsdesk_id=131

Basically, what happens is:

When the washer is turned on, the water inlet switch is closed allowing water to flow thru the inlet valve. When it senses that the machine is to the level selected by the water level dial, the switch opens shutting the inlet valves.

If the switch or valve is defective, water will continue to enter the machine.

The Whirlpool Service Manual has testing procedures (basis continuity tests with a multimeter) for both the switch and valve.

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The problem is caused by a leaking water inlet valve and the only way to solve it is by replacing the water inlet valve assembly. It is an easy "do-it-yourself" fix that only requires a minimum effort.

Water Inlet Valve Replacement Procedure
  1. Remove the three screws at the back of the machine holding the top cover.
  2. Slide the top cover to the back and lift it from the washer.
  3. Put a bucket or pan under the inlet valves.
  4. Remove the fill hoses from the machine and drain the water into the bucket or pan to avoid flooding your floor.
  5. Remove the screws holding the water inlet valve assembly to the back of the machine.
  6. Use a pair of pliers to press the spring clamp holding the inlet hose to the inlet valve assembly and move the spring clamp away.
  7. Install the new water inlet valve assembly and all other parts disassembled in reverse order of the procedure above.
  8. Make sure to clean the fill hose filters, if there's any, before attaching it to the water inlet valve assembly.

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"LF" (Washer is taking too long to fill)
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Are the water inlet valve screens clear?
Press STOP to clear display.

Here's a suggestion I found that worked for me:

Check your drain hose to see it it's stuffed too far down the standpipe. Another poster had this problem and it gave her LF errors. If the drain hose hangs down too far it can siphon water out of the washer, and then the washer thinks it's taking too long too fill. There's supposed to be a U-shaped plastic bracket that sets the length of the drain hose where it goes into the standpipe. Your installer may have tossed it.

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Check the following:
Are the water inlet hoses kinked or clogged?
Are the water inlet valve screens clear?
Press STOP to clear display.

Here's a suggestion I found that worked for me:

Check your drain hose to see it it's stuffed too far down the standpipe. Another poster had this problem and it gave her LF errors. If the drain hose hangs down too far it can siphon water out of the washer, and then the washer thinks it's taking too long too fill. There's supposed to be a U-shaped plastic bracket that sets the length of the drain hose where it goes into the standpipe. Your installer may have tossed it.

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