My front loading Fridgedair will not stop filling with water. If I turn the water off from the hose, turn it back on, the water will stop running. Once it gets to the rinse cycle the water will start, but again continues to fill. Any ideas? Thank you for your time.
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Re: Water keeps filling!!
Sphion effect while the water comes in the water goes out ..because you never said that it overflows,,,so just put your drain hose up the height of the machine before it can go down,,,drain hose to low...onthejob
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LF is a long fill the machine control has not detected a change in the contact of the pressure switch which controls water fill and stop you didn't mention top load or front load, on a top load or front make sure you have water going to machine if you have flood safe hoses to machine replace then with regular washing machine hose the design of these hose will stop water flow, crazy as this may sound make sure the drain hose has not fallen onto the floor water fills and runs right back out, as a tech I have not had a pressure switch go bad usually on a front load the clip that holds the black hose in place pops loose allowing the hose to rub against the rotor which turns and rub a hose in it sorry to be long winded two simple checks make sure you have water to machine and that the black hose from the pressure switch to the tub does not have a hole in it
The FH error code means the computer on the control board didnt detect any water entering the washer..sometimes it doesnt detect the water entering because the filter screens on the water inlet valve are clogged with sediment and water is having a hard time entering the washer.
The filter screens can be checked by turning off water at the faucets and disconnecting the fill hoses from the back of the machine and pop the scrrens out of where the hoses connect at the washer and check for blockage in them. If they are found to be clean check the water coming out of the hoses before connecting them back to the washer...if the screens are clean and water pressure is good out of the hoses the part of the washer called the FLOW METER would need to be replaced
When error message 4E is displayed, you should clean the water hose mesh filter. To do this:
1. Turn off the water source to the washing machine. 2. Unscrew the hose from the back of the washing machine. 3. With a pair of pliers, gently pull out the mesh filter from the end of the hose and rinse it under water until clean. Also clean the inside and outside of the threaded connector. 4. Push the filter back into place. 5. Screw the hose back onto the washing machine. 6. Turn on the faucet and make sure the connections are watertight.
Also, please check the following: • Make sure the source water faucet is turned on. • Check the water pressure.
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If water runs in when the machine is OFF but stops when the tap is turned off it means a faulty watervalve.replace water valve. Probably a double valve. Dont mix up the hoses or the wires........Nomess
u have a bad water valve. thats the plastic piece behind the washer that the hoses hook upto. part roughly 39.99-89.99 labor 75-125.00 depending on were u live and who u use. if you decide to do it yourself i would say a 5 on a scale of 1-10 . turn water supply off, remove both hose.turn off power remove top panel 2screws in back and push panel back and off. remo 2 screws that hold water valve in place. remove wires from pld valve too new one. reassemble . hope this helps.
When the washer initially fills for the wash, is it only hot water entering the drum? Try switching the water temperature between hot and cold as it fills. If any of them show little or no water getting through, it sounds too easy but check to make sure water supply taps are on, and that the cold/hot fill hoses aren't reversed. Remove the fill hoses and check any of the screen filters for blockage (in the hoses and in the inlet water valve). When the machine stops and waits to fill but all you hear is a hum, it sounds like there is power going to the valve but water is not able to get through it. Good luck!
Try checking for good water supply.
Pull out detergent tray and check for good water supply during filling.
if poor filling-
Try checking the hoses.
Turn taps off, disconnect from machine, place hose end in sink, turn tap on and check for good water flow.
if the hose has a red indicator in the side of the hose (end which is fitted to the tap) - Red indicator is a failed hose.(for models with Water Stop hose type "B")
the water is draining back to the ocean. The drain hose was not emptied properly from its last use. Put the machine in spin cycle (about 5 minutes) only to spin out the water from the outer tub completely and retry washer. If still problem, then visual check drain hose that it still has a "rising" section higher in altitude than the water level of inner tub (when working properly) before it makes a U-turn downward to send back to the ocean. You can also test the drain hose by putting machine in fill mode and crimping off the hose (fold hose over) to simulate a good drain hose. At this test, you should not "feel" water running through the hose if successfully crimped.
The "nf" code is a "no-fill" fault. This indicates that your washing is not getting water supplied to it, or the pressure isn't substantial enough to complete a fill. You need to, first, make sure the water supply is turned on. Second, if the water IS turned on, and you're still not getting anything to your washer, you may have a fill valve problem. The fill valve is what both your hoses connect to on the back of the machine. It can become clogged with sediment over time (especially, if you have hard water or well water). Turn the water supply off and remove both hoses from the back of the washer. Check both these hose connections for clogs in the filter screens. If they are clear, then more than likely the fill valve has gone bad. I hope this helps you.