My whirlpool thin twin filled with water and stopped!:(
It just filled with water and stopped a few weeks ago. We had to drain
it manual. My dry also, stopped drying my clothes. It spins but has no
heat. I don't think the two are related. Please someone tell me its
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Re: My whirlpool thin twin filled with water and...
Well if it fills then it needs the lid shut to work. So if the lid is shut it hits a lidswitch and if that lid switch is broken then nothing will work washer wise right? As far as the dryer that may be a blown fuse but nothing on the washer could stop it from running cept maybe a bad cord or breaker.
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check the lid switch,open the lid and on the right side you'll see a hole in the top panel,stick a screw driver in it,push down,you should hear a click,or close the lid and open it a couple of inches and close it,do this a few times,no clicking sound bad lid switch.
first access the tech sheet and run any diagnostics it shows for the machine and if this passes,then check/change the fill switch on the control panel along with fill tube from the wash tub base if kinked or plugged
Not sure about the dryer but there are a couple things that could cause the no draining issue. You could have a leak or block in your pressure hose. Basically there is a thin, clear tube inside the cabin that attaches to the tub on the lower right side. If this has a leak or is clogged then the washer has problems filling and draining. The other possible problem is a broken lid switch. This is an easy fix. Basically, the mechanical mechanism that goes down when you close the lid does not work properly so when it comes time to drain, the washer actually thinks the lid is open. For both of these you would need to open cabin. I posted instructions for that here: http://www.fixya.com/support/t1885690-whirpool_twin_washer_dryer_lte5243dq3
Check for voltage at the water inlet valve with the timer dial pushed in or in an off position. If no voltage replace the water valve. If you do have voltage you'll have to trace the circuits back from the water valve to the line. One point of demarcation is the water level switch. Pull the violet colored wire and see if it still fills while off. If it does it's likely the timer's bad.