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Replaced water valve in washing machine still not working...

Must be a simple solution

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  • Barry Coates
    Barry Coates May 11, 2010

    I am still waiting for info, do you want help or not?

  • Barry Coates
    Barry Coates May 11, 2010

    So u have replaced valve and still not what ?

    If u want help, u are going to have to let me have more info plz

  • Allen Neal
    Allen Neal May 11, 2010

    need more information

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It appears your timer/controller has failed in this instance.

For replacement parts - head on over to PartSelect.com or RepairClinic.com and enter in your full model number for a full parts listing.
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PartSelect has a great schematic database for locating the part on your unit and great "testimonials" for each part that often times includes HOW-TO information.
RepairClinic has pictures of each part they sell and also a great how-to and troubleshooting for basic repairs.


If your unit has never been serviced - there should still be an original service manual enclosed in plastic taped to the inside of the shell.
In the service manual are Error codes, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting steps you can follow.


Anything too complicated or beyond your scope should be handled by a professional.

If you think you want to tackle the repair - and have gotten stuck on a step - reply to your question and I will be glad to help you out.




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