Question about Kenmore Oasis HE 27082 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Washer will not fill with water

Unit is less then 3 years old. I am being told that it needs a new machine board and water valve and ith will cost over $400 to repair (cost $800 new)

Posted by on

  • joe May 11, 2010

    was it diagnosed by a service tech and he determined this is the cause or is it an assumption based on what you have read?

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 15,935 Answers

It appears your timer/main 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.
I recommend both sites because ...


FixYa has no affiliation with either site - I have been using and recommending them for years - trouble free.

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.




Thanks for using FixYa - a 4 THUMBS rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question

Posted on Sep 14, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Cold water just trickles in, hoses are all fine and there is no blockage.


3 possible problems, the inlet screens on the back of the washer are clogged with debris, the water lines feeding the washer may be galvanized (steel) and very
constricted. Or the fill valve is failing. Check for good flow by disconnecting (water off at shutoffs first)
the lines and testing into the washer, if pressure is good then clean inlets, or replace
the fill valve for the washer. (easiest to do this from top of machine by pulling
drum toward the front). The "universal" valves are less expensive by about half
than the ones in the cardboard box. (I have purchased both types and the difference
is the cardboard box and 10 dollars). make sure unit is unplugged before servicing
On the rare occasion I have seen a heat trap ball stuck in a water heater affecting
the hot side only ,which affects all faucets in the home , but only one time in 10 years. Hope this is useful.

Apr 04, 2011 | Whirlpool LSR5132PQ Top Load Washer

1 Answer

I have a 6 year old Frigidaire washing machine. It does not fill with water. All water lines have been checked and are okay. Washer goes immediately into the wash cycle without filling with water.


Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,
This is symptomatic of a malfunctioning water control valve- the hot water one if the washer is hot and cold fill, and the cold one if it is just cold fill!
Sorry but it needs replacing and a service call to confirm that it is not something else like the control board or connectors ;-0(
Good luck,
John C

Mar 29, 2011 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

Just started a leak into wash basin...was told needs new shut off valve?? does that make sense? if so is it hard to fix?


Yes if its leaking into the tub when not operating you need a new fill mix valve. No its easy to replace .First unplug unit Next shut off water supply at the wall remove the fill hoses from the washer side. their are 3 screws holding the top cover in place remove these and slide the top back towards the rear and remove.Now their is 1 screw that secures the valve to the back panel remove, and slide the valve sideways to release now all you have to do is unplug wiring from the old valve to the new one,then disconnect the hose on the end of the old valve and hook up to the new one .Now you can put the new valve back in place remember to slide sideways or your retaining screw will not line up.reinstall fill hoses turn on water and check for leaks... LOT of words but it is an easy repair and you can save a lot of money by doing it yourself GOOD LUCK

Sep 09, 2010 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Low/Slow water fill. Washer is less than 3 years old, indoors and started with a slow fill rate when used.


Check the little strainer you will find in the water inlets at the back of the washer.

Mar 11, 2010 | Washing Machines

2 Answers

What is usually wrong when water will not fill in a new Kenmore elite 800 washer? The spin cycle works but will not fill with water. Washer is only 3 months old.


There's no water at all If there's no water at all, make these checks: Is there water getting to the machine? Is the water-volume selector switch set properly and are the control panel buttons pressed in all the way? If you have a Maytag® washer, is the fuse (if there is one) in the control panel at the lid-switch bracket blown? Is there a faint buzzing or humming noise coming from the water-inlet valve? (The water-inlet valve is the device on the washing machine that the fill hoses are attached to.) If you can't hear anything, the water-inlet valve may not be getting any power. If you can hear some noise and there's water present, you may need to completely replace the water-inlet valve.

Feb 01, 2010 | Kenmore 24032\24036 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

My whirlpool 9150 washer has worked well for past 3 years. All of a sudden we've had two intermittent floodings over our floor. Appears that unit is leaking somewher under the front door during spin cycle...


I had the same problem with my Kenmore washer. It was a broken valve that allowed the water to keep filling into the machine. When the water filled high enough, it started coming out of the door. It would have cost over $200 with parts & labor. The tech told me to shut the water off with the lever at the wall after each use. He said you should do this anyway. I didn't have it fixed. I just shut the water off. Hope this helps. LB

Dec 21, 2009 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

1 Answer

I was given this washer as a back up,the lady told me it is 3 years old.A couple days ago she said she was washing and the fill station would not stop filling.I thought it was from hard water build up.I...


Yes if you have removed the water lines from the rear part of your washer and there was buld up there you would need a new water valve.would not risk the chance of a flood hope i helped:)

May 15, 2009 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

My maytag neptune washer stop washing with 10 minutes left to go.


If your machine is a FAV6800AWW or FAV9800AWW the (upside down u and f) may be a “NF” for no fill error. The washer has tried to fill the machine with water and has sensed a water fill issue. The control board has shut the wash cycle down with an “NF” error to the display because of excess time to complete the water fill portion of the wash cycle.
Will the machine complete the cycle with Hot water only or Cold water only? I would do a Quick Wash cycle just to test with an empty wash basket.
Regardless of the above test and assuming you have good water pressure for both Hot and Cold supplies to the washer I would do the following. Close the water source valves to the washer and remove the Hot and Cold hose connections at the back of the machine and check for clogged inlet screens. If the water inlet screens are free of restrictions I would go into Service Mode and turn on the Hot and Cold water valves on one at a time and make sure the tub will fill with about 2 inches of water in about 3 minutes in service mode. Check both Hot and Cold inlet valves individually see page 16 of the SM Board Output Test, enter service mode and do the function test for both Hot and Cold Water Valve’s. If the inlet screens are clean and you have water fill restrictions in service mode we may need to look at replacing the water inlet valve assembly. You can turn on the drain pump in service mode to empty the tub or just start a wash cycle and the machine will empty the tub.
The Service Manual for reference. Sears Parts Direct for reference.


May 11, 2009 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Washer filling with water when off


sounds like a bad fill valve...contact HHGregg. This is a warranty issue. Do not attempt to make any repairs, it would void your warranty and then you would have to bear the repair costs.

clarkco

Feb 12, 2009 | Frigidaire ATF6000ES Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Water continues to fill


you replace 'that'by turning off water going to 'it'remove top of machine,take off hose's on valve,fit them to new valve,with the wireing,do it step by step.buy,eire

Dec 11, 2007 | GE WDSR2080D Top Load Washer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Kenmore Oasis HE 27082 Top Load Washer Logo

46 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Kenmore Washing Machines Experts

Richard Roth
Richard Roth

Level 3 Expert

9472 Answers

Jesus  Colon
Jesus Colon

Level 1 Expert

12 Answers

Fred Sops

Level 2 Expert

271 Answers

Are you a Kenmore Washing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...