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Author Topic: Crosley by: Whirlpool washer with fill water hammering  (Read 198 times)

Offline tagarman

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Crosley by: Whirlpool washer with fill water hammering
« on: February 08, 2014, 09:01:26 PM »
Hello everyone, I have a Crosley washer made by Whirlpool model no. CAWS16445WQ0 that is making a machine gun hammering noisy while filling.  The washer will start off OK then one of the water valves will start to rapidly turn on & off as I can see the fill hoses jumping around.  The washer has Automatic Temperature Control.  The two parts I am thinking that could be wrong would be the water temperature switch part no. W10184148 or the water inlet valve w/thermistor and vacuum break part no. W01044820.  Has anyone run into this before and if so what part do I need to replace?  Thanks for any help you can give! Tom

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Re: Crosley by: Whirlpool washer with fill water hammering
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2014, 10:24:56 AM »
Check to make sure your shutoff valves on the wall are open all the way. If they are, check your water pressure. If pressure is too low or too high. I believe the pressure needs to be between 50 and 120 psi. If that checks OK, you may have a bad fill valve.
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Re: Crosley by: Whirlpool washer with fill water hammering
« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2014, 10:52:57 AM »

  Also check for any flood safe hoses or valves which can cause this problem.

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Re: Crosley by: Whirlpool washer with fill water hammering
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2014, 04:12:02 PM »
The correct part number for water valve is.W10144820.
« Last Edit: February 11, 2014, 04:14:12 PM by dab147315 »

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Re: Crosley by: Whirlpool washer with fill water hammering
« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2015, 05:07:52 PM »
I replaced the fill valve because it includes the thermistor and adjusted the fill hoses so they are not all twisted and up against the wall.  the cycling of the hot & cold water still seems to be too frequent compared to other washers but the customer has not complained since then.  If she does I will most likely have to replace the auto temp control switch.  We'll see what happens.  Thanks for all your help, tom

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Re: Crosley by: Whirlpool washer with fill water hammering
« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2015, 05:12:54 PM »
Usually not a machine issue? Usually a home plumbing issue whether it's loose pipes, pressure issues, or both!

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Re: Crosley by: Whirlpool washer with fill water hammering
« Reply #6 on: April 24, 2015, 04:41:39 PM »
After replacing the water valve it turned out to be the water temp switch.  Everything is good now, thanks for all your help.  Tom

 

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