Author Topic: Kenmore Laundry Center  (Read 179 times)

Offline johnhum

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Kenmore Laundry Center
« on: January 18, 2014, 12:27:24 PM »
I installed the water hoses to my Kenmore Model# 417.94812301 and when I turned the water on the cold water hose sprayed back from the coupling behind the threaded cap making me think that there is something blocking the flow of water.

Offline dab147315

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Re: Kenmore Laundry Center
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2014, 02:22:03 PM »
Sounds like you have a bad hose or cross threaded the water valve or forgot to install hose washer.Theses hoses are better than stainless hoses.http://www.appliancepartspros.com/whirlpool-fill-hose-8212487rp-ap3885720.html At least thats what Whirlpool says.
« Last Edit: January 18, 2014, 02:30:51 PM by dab147315 »

Offline Bailey

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Re: Kenmore Laundry Center
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2014, 02:36:25 PM »
Everything dab said is correct. If the hose and connection look Ok, is it possible for the valve to have frozen? They will get a split(which can be hard to see)and spray water.

Offline fairbank56

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Re: Kenmore Laundry Center
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2014, 02:55:52 PM »
me think that there is something blocking the flow of water.

  It's the job of the washer water inlet valve to block the flow of water when washer is off or operating in other than fill or spray. If it was cross threaded or missing the rubber washer, it would leak from around the threads. If it's leaking behind the threaded hose fitting, the hose fitting is bad. Replace the hose or install a new fitting on it.

Eric

Offline johnhum

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Re: Kenmore Laundry Center
« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2014, 04:06:00 PM »
Thank you for your responses, they were most helpful.

 

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