Author Topic: Washer continues to fill with water - already replaced Inlet Valve  (Read 3793 times)

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Hello I need some advice asap!!! I replaced the Inlet Valve on my washer, but water continues to pour after it should have stopped. What am I missing? Electrical problem? Hoses?

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Re: Washer continues to fill with water - already replaced Inlet Valve
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2010, 03:35:41 PM »
Just make sure the pressure tube has not got off the water level switch and is not pinched
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Re: Washer continues to fill with water - already replaced Inlet Valve
« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2010, 03:56:59 PM »
Remove the front panel. Take the clear hose off the pressure dome.Run a small wire into the air pressure cup on the left side of the tub. Most likely gunk has built up and stopped air pressure from activating the water level switch.

While you have the hose off,blow into it and listen for the water level switch to click.
Reconnect the air hose. Set the machine to spin and turn it on. Then reset for normal wash and try again.
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Re: Washer continues to fill with water - already replaced Inlet Valve
« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2010, 04:56:30 PM »
Wow both are awesome ideas! I will try both as soon as I can get to them. Will report my progress asap.

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Re: Washer continues to fill with water - already replaced Inlet Valve
« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2010, 09:59:06 AM »
My bet is a pinched airline when the cabinet was reassembled.
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Re: Washer continues to fill with water - already replaced Inlet Valve
« Reply #5 on: January 20, 2010, 08:55:39 PM »
OK - front panel off and pressure cup unclogged. Voila! Thank you all!

How often should I check the pressure tube? I don't want this happening anytime soon!

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Re: Washer continues to fill with water - already replaced Inlet Valve
« Reply #6 on: January 20, 2010, 09:49:59 PM »
It is rare that this should happen. Probably wont happen again.
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Re: Washer continues to fill with water - already replaced Inlet Valve
« Reply #7 on: January 21, 2010, 09:24:48 AM »
It was odd b/c it looked like a small piece of debris was blocking the hole. But how would it have gotten that way to begin with? It was no bigger than a nail head!

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Re: Washer continues to fill with water - already replaced Inlet Valve
« Reply #8 on: January 21, 2010, 09:27:05 AM »
That's all it takes
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Re: Washer continues to fill with water - already replaced Inlet Valve
« Reply #9 on: January 21, 2010, 09:28:37 AM »
It was odd b/c it looked like a small piece of debris was blocking the hole. But how would it have gotten that way to begin with? It was no bigger than a nail head!

It gets that way from hard water deposits, fabric softener and soap scum build up.
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Re: Washer continues to fill with water - already replaced Inlet Valve
« Reply #10 on: January 21, 2010, 07:15:03 PM »
When the water fill problem returns do this check first.
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