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Just water pump start

When i start washing machine awm6120 just the water pump start and few seconds later it stops and light flashing

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  • shemsibaftiu Dec 10, 2008

    Firstly thanks on your answer

    My washing machine is whirlpool awm6120,

    The water wals is open and aslo i check the power in the elctric wals but it doesn't came, and i try to make a bridge to pass the water level swithc (hidrostat) but it doesn't help anything.

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Check the water supplies at the back, if the valve is opening, and the water is getting into the machine, it can be a faulty water level switch, or membrane sensor, depending on the model.

A faulty or clogged inlet valve can also close few seconds from opening the valve, usually becausu of a faulty solenoid.

If valve and water level switch are ok, then this is a faulty control.

Have valve and water level switch checked first.

Posted on Dec 10, 2008

  • Ginko
    Ginko Dec 12, 2008

    If you energized the pump directly, bypassing the water level switch, and the pump does not close, assuming that you did the test in the proper way, then you have a defective pump.



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