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Just a trickle of water during rinse cycle

I have a 90 series top loading kenmore washer. The water flows fine during wash cycle, but there is only a trickle of water during rinse cycle on any water temp.

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  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    wont change cycles, and just trickles the water in.

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    water trickles during rinse cycle

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You write that the water flows fine during the wash cycle; if you mean while the machine is washing, then it is the pump  making the water flow. You need to watch the water flow while filling for any cycle since it could be slow filling and not running.
Since the same valve(s) control the water intake during washing and rinsing, what you describe doesn't make sense. I suggest your remove both ends of both hoses and inspect them and the mating connectors on the machine for clogged screens.
If these are clear of any sediment, then the flow control valve is failing. This is located on the rear of the machine and the screw connections for your hoses are part of the valve body. This assembly is pretty easy to remove and replace, is a common and not very expensive failure.
If you are in the US, check to see if you have a Johnstone Supply in your area. They sell mostly wholesale to tradesmen but have never turned a private sale away and are far less expensive than dealers with pricing ranging from 30-50% of dealer price. 
 

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HI thanks for your question. the cold water valve either has a clogged screen or a faulty water valve. remove the cold water hose and clean out the screen, try again. could be all you have to do. if its acting the same. replace the water valve. thanks the appliance doc. please rate my answer. thanks.

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