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Kenmore top load washer Model No. 4225090 fills very very slow.

Just installed new hoses and still have same problem. The out-put tapes have good pressure. The old hoses were very corroded mainly due to the type of well water we have. Are there water strainers on the machine that can easily removed, cleaned and put back in place?

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  • Isobel Speer Feb 01, 2009

    Do the strainers just pop out? Do they have to be replaced or once they are cleaned can be put back into the proper location?

  • Isobel Speer Feb 01, 2009

    Complete Model No. 4225090 Type: 111 Extra Capacty - Heavy Duty. Hope this is enough unfo,

  • Isobel Speer Feb 01, 2009

    In the same "square" Prior to the model no. is numbers 110. Then a short distance along is 4225090. Those are the only numbers where it says serial number. Hope this help's.

  • Isobel Speer Feb 02, 2009

    I don't have a manual and those are the only "correct" numbers listed for the model no.

  • Isobel Speer Feb 06, 2009

    Thank you very much for your help. I got new screens from the local hardware store and my machine is working great now.

    Thanks again!

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The strainers are located at the washing machine inlet connections where you hooked the hoses.

Reply back what you find, and I'll help your more.

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  • Mark Egan Feb 01, 2009

    They will usually pop out.

    Please reply your complete model number and I'll look a the manual and exploded views.


  • Mark Egan Feb 01, 2009

    Youe missing some numbers off the 422 number if this is a Kenmore.

    4225090 is not coming up, and the electronic catalogs won't do a partial number.


  • Mark Egan Feb 01, 2009

    YES! 110 helps and is needed, but I can't find the 4225090. Double check that. Check the manual if you've got it.

  • Mark Egan Feb 02, 2009

    Well, I am having trouble tracking your machine down.

    But if you look inside the valve, and see screens, then see if you can get them out. If you damage them, then you can always buy screens at the hardware store.

    By all means, be sure to use a screen. You don't want trash getting into the water valve.

    Let me know what you figure out, and please don't forget to rate me. I'll be happy to continue to provide help, but a FixYa would be appreciated.

  • Mark Egan Feb 06, 2009

    Great! Glad to hear it's all fixed up for you now!

    Let us know if we can help you with anything in the future.


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This is caused by either low water pressure or dirty inlet water valve screens. Turn off the water at the wall connection and remove the water hoses at the washer connection. (NOTE hot and cold installed positions) Use a thin knife blade on the outside of the inlet screens and lift them out of the water valve. Wash them under slow running water by rubbing your fingers on both sides of the screen. Once the screens are clean reinstall them in the inlet water valve. Re-connect the washer fill hoses. Just for grins... check the wall connection of the water hoses to make sure there are not HOSE screens at the wall end of the hoses.

(As a retailer of home laundry equipment we always installed fill hose water screens at the wall connections due to the local water supply having bouts of micro debris.)
You can clean the washer screens but if the installer also added at the wall connection hose screens you may still have the problem of a slow fill. Just check.

If after doing the above and you know you have good water pressure you may have a problem with the inlet water valve itself in that debris has got past the inlet screens and blocked the diaphragm passage. IF this has happened the only fix it to replace then inlet water valve.

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