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Wash cycle Washer does not assume normal wash cycle. It bypasses water fill operation and goes directly to agitate. I've tried many locations along the wash cycle (dial) and the same situation occurs. Water fill operation does not occur..and the washer goes directly to agitate

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What is the model number of the unit?

Posted on Dec 02, 2012

  • Charles Corey Dec 05, 2012

    The washer is Whirlpool model #WTW57ESVW1. Here's the deal, regardless of which cycle I start, the washer does NOT operate through a normal cycle beginning with fill and ending with spin dry. Typically, the washer will commence operation with agitation. After my initial post, I replaced the timer motor and switch ($135)... Unfortunately, the timer did not do the trick. Timer part #W10177827. I have cleaned the screens on the hot and cold water lines. they were relatively in good shape. Any thoughts as to where to go next

  • Richard Roth
    Richard Roth Dec 05, 2012

    Check the plug connection at the motor. Look for any corrosion on the plug.

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SOURCE: washer fills with water and never moves on with the cycle...no agitation no anything! any ideas?

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SOURCE: Kenmore front-load washer stops at rinse cycle

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!

Posted on Mar 03, 2009

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SOURCE: Washer does not spin but water goes out.

Hi,
Motor will not turn the one way...
Problems with a washing machine not spinning or not draining are often interrelated..

If you are having a problem with your top load washer then check out thistip...

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SOURCE: roper washer rtw 4440 xqo very low water level for wash & rinse

You will need to replace the water level switch. Here is a link to the kit.
Here is a video to show you how to replace it.

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SOURCE: Frigidaire washer goes straight to agitation and won't fill with water.

IN UNIT THERE IS A SENSOR OF PRESURE WICH HAVE A TUBE FROM WATER CUVA , and when fill water presure high from tub activate membrana and cicle startit ;may there a problem and also at ev . of in water, chec connection and clean dirt but with main out

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