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Whirpool washer wont agitate or stop filing with water

I was given a whirlpool washer that was bought new in 2001...
when you start the cycle will not stop filling with water until you push the knob in.. then when i turn the knob to next cycle it will not agitate.
will drain and will spin but when it goes to rinse again it will NOT stop filling the tub until i manually stop it..
HELP!!

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  • soccermom13 Jan 10, 2009

    My washer is a heavy duty, super capacity plus. I don't know the model number. It will not stop filling up with water unless I push the button in and advance it. It will then only spin the water out instead of agitating. Same with the rinse cylce. Help.

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If that didn't work there is another possible solution... I had the same problem... and since I am cheap I like to make sure I try everything I can before buying parts... so heres what you do...

-Remove the front panel off the washing machine.
-Look on the side of the tub for where the pressure hose attaches to the base of it.
-Check for a build up of gunk in the hose near where the tube meets the tub... you'll probably notice wht looks like mildew... usually you can just pull it apart.
-I used pipe cleaners to clean out the end of the tube (you can usually unattach from both ends to make it wasier to work on)
-Now before you put it back together grab a can of compressed air and use it to blow down into where the hose connects (as there is usually a build up there too).
-Reassemble... TADA... if that fixed it you just saved yourself some $$$.
~~~~ Mittonman

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You need to replace your pressure switch

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