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Maytag A512 H top loading (1988 washer)

During the initial filling of the machine, both the hot and cold water fill at a full rate.When it gets to the rinse cycle it takes about 45 minutes to fill.The water barely trickles in. This is followed by no agitating and empties out the water. This occurs in the permanent press cycle. The hose and screen filters are fine. When run in the regular cycle the washing machine works just fine. Would this be corrected by replacing the filling valve and or the dial controller for wash selection.:::::?????

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  • kwjscuba Oct 25, 2008

    I did run it in the normal cycle for filling the way you suggested. It fills fine both ways, good volume and flow. When the cycle gets to the fill cycle in the rinse stage of the cycle the water only trickles in and after a long filling time it will empty the drum and stop the cycle. However this condition only seems to occur when I use the permanent press cycle. The other cycles , regular and gentle cycles seem to fill in all parts of the cycle just fine.

    kwjscuba


  • butch welch May 11, 2010

    Lets try something to help narrow this down. Put your washer on normal cycle and turn it on, put your selector on hot water and notice how much flow you have, then put it on cold and notice how much flow, then put it on warm and notice the flow. Switch the selector between hot and cold and see how much the difference. May even take the cold water hose off the washer and check your cold water supply to the washer.(Run it in a bucket) From the way you describe your problem I think it will be the cold water supply

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catriver
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SOURCE: Washer fills slow only in the rinse cycle

The first thing I would do is remove the hoses from the inlet valve and make sure the screens are not clogged in the valve. On some models the valve will compensate on fill opening both hot and cold. It will not do this on cold rinse. Before ordering any controls check this out first. If it's still the same I tend to believe it's a valve problem. The buzzing you are hearing is the valve. Catriver, post back.

Posted on Aug 06, 2006

faggly
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SOURCE: Maytag performa washer hot water runs continuously

Littleone.. please check your instructions.. some washers now dont need Hot water connection to them...they heat their own as part of the efficiency settings on the wash programmes themselves!

Regards Faggly

Posted on Mar 19, 2008

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SOURCE: Washer fills slow only in the rinse cycle

ck and clean screens first both sides be sure hoses are not reversed timer has no affect on fill rate if screens are clean replace valve

Posted on Sep 20, 2008

BNewberry
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SOURCE: water barely trickles out for rinse cycle

Hello,

It sounds like you have some buildup in the cold water valve screen. Where the hose connects to the washer there should be a screen inside the valve. Remove the cold water hose from the washer and clear any debri on the valve screen.

If this doesn't fix the slow cold water flow then you will have to replace the whole water valve assembly. The water valve is the piece that the hoses connect too and supply water to the washer.

If you have anymore questions about this please ask. I will be more than happy to help you out.

Thanks

Posted on Jan 12, 2009

buffalonyman
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SOURCE: cold water in the rinse cycle of the washer just trickles

Sounds like cold water solenoid is not opening all the way, its easy to replace, and is found inside the wash machine where the hose connects

Posted on Apr 25, 2009

SOURCE: Rinse water barely trickles out of my washer

Do you fill the machine with hot water only?

If so, this is what I suspect. The filters in the inlet hoses on the back of the washer need cleaning. Remove the garden hose connectors, remove filter, clean, replace.

When filling with hot only you get a lot of pressure thru one hose. When you rinse, the best you can do pressure-wise is cold rinse -- but the cold water filter is going to be more clogged than the hot so it delivers less water.

When you use warm rinse, you get mediium pressure thru both lines, again less water than al hot on filling the machine.

Posted on Apr 29, 2009

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