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Frigidaire top loading washer-water will not enter tub
« on: September 17, 2008, 06:18:41 PM »
Frigidaire top load washer...about 2 years old.  The water will not enter the tub.  I have checked all the lines for clogs and water pressure, but all that is fine.  The rest of the cycles work just fine, it even drains if i put water in the tub with a hose.  Any ideas?

Model FWSB7800DS0

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Re: Frigidaire top loading washer-water will not enter tub
« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2008, 06:29:48 PM »
Hi,

Could you post the model number for us?
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Re: Frigidaire top loading washer-water will not enter tub
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2008, 06:38:46 PM »
Sorry, I thought i put that in there.
Its FWSB7800DS0

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Re: Frigidaire top loading washer-water will not enter tub
« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2008, 07:34:38 PM »
Have you tried different Wash Temperature Switch settings ?
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Re: Frigidaire top loading washer-water will not enter tub
« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2008, 08:43:41 PM »
Check your water valve by applying 120 volts ac to the hot and cold solenoids. I use a cheater cord(lamp cord with aligator clips) If the valve is good then the water pressure switch is stuck in the full position. If you remove the tub to switch hose and happen to hear a click then you have a blockage in the tub (highly unlikely). Mostly it is the water valve or somebody fergot to pay the water bill.
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Re: Frigidaire top loading washer-water will not enter tub
« Reply #5 on: September 17, 2008, 08:48:23 PM »
I edited the first post to include the model number.
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Re: Frigidaire top loading washer-water will not enter tub
« Reply #6 on: September 17, 2008, 10:29:43 PM »
Thanks.  I will give it a try tomorrow. 

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Re: Frigidaire top loading washer-water will not enter tub
« Reply #7 on: January 13, 2009, 07:45:50 PM »
Hello.  It is me again. I never got my washer problem fixed from before.  I am looking into getting someone to come out and repair it. However I was wonder if you could provide me with a fair repair cost estimate for either problem mentioned before.  Thanks.

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Re: Frigidaire top loading washer-water will not enter tub
« Reply #8 on: January 13, 2009, 09:24:46 PM »
Anyone with a business, a truck, a bond,a license,a degree and a union, will get at least $100 for showing up. Plus parts.And that my friend would be fair. Ain't nothing hard about replacing a water valve. You can get a generic one for $20 or less part GVI-151.Looks like appliance parts pros has your exact one for 32 bucks here:
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Re: Frigidaire top loading washer-water will not enter tub
« Reply #9 on: January 13, 2009, 09:37:49 PM »
OK lets try Repair clinic. They have one for 31 bucks
and maybe the dang link will work: watervalve
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