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I have a fridigaire 8 cycle flexcare washer which

I have a fridigaire 8 cycle flexcare washer which can not determine the water level due to this green wire being unhooked. cant figure out where it goes. Can someome pls help dont want to have to buy a new washer due to such a minor problem. Thanks in advance

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Just fixed the same problem. Its a broken belt. Take the front panel off and to the right of the tub you will see a pulley and belt. We replaced both the pulley and the belt for around $40. Was real easy to do yourself.

Posted on Jun 06, 2007

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Code LS=Lid Switch. I had the same problem and found that if you pressed down firmly on the lid when closing I would not get the LS code. An uneven load will sometimes cause enough vibration to the lid to stop the washer and display the LS code again. Just lift lid and press down firmly again and start. Eventually I will open it up and adjust the switch.

Posted on Apr 02, 2008

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SOURCE: Kenmore washer overflows during rinse cycle.

SOME OF THESE MACHINES HAVE TWO PRESSURE SWITCHES IN THEM, ONE FOR THE MAIN WASH WATER LEVEL AND ONE FOR THE RINSE WATER LEVEL. CHECK FOR A PLUGGED AIR PRESSURE HOSE FIRST AND THEN CHECK THE PRESSURE SWITCHES.

Posted on Jan 27, 2009

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SOURCE: Water level issues on the Whirlpool washer.

It's overfilling If your washer is overfilling, check these:

Water-inlet valve
Water-level switch
Water-inlet valve A defect in the water-inlet valve may mean that it's no longer able to shut off completely when the electricity has been turned off to it. If this occurs, the valve may leak and drip water into the clothes tub. In time, the water may accumulate substantially. If this happens, you need to replace the valve.

Water-level switch A defect--or an obstruction--in the water-level switch may mean that it can't tell the water to shut off. So the machine overflows. This switch senses the water level in the clothes tub. It's usually a diaphragm device with a small, clear tube attached between the switch and the bottom of the washer's outer tub. As the water level in the tub increases, the pressure on the air in the tube increases. When the pressure reaches a certain level, it activates the switch, shuts off the water, and signals the timer to begin the agitate cycle. You can either clear any obstruction in the tube or replace the water-level switch.

It's underfilling The water-level switch regulates your washer's fill volume. This switch is usually a diaphragm device with a small, clear tube attached between the switch and the bottom of the washer's outer tub. As the water level in the tub increases, the pressure on the air in the tube increases. When the pressure reaches a certain level, it activates the switch, shuts off the water, and signals the timer to begin the agitate cycle. If the switch is defective, it may prematurely signal the water to shut off. If so, you probably need to replace the water-level switch.

The water temperature is incorrect The temperature of the incoming water determines the temperature of the water in your washer. You get either hot, cold, or a mix of the hot and cold water that's currently available to the machine. So if the cold water that enters the machine is very cold--or if the hot water entering the machine is very hot--the warm water is affected. 

If you live in a Northern climate, unless you adjust the hot and cold water taps that supply water to your washer, the warm water supplied to your washer is usually hotter during the summer months and colder during the winter months.

Posted on May 08, 2009

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SOURCE: Hotpoint Aquarius wd440 washer/dryer wont pump out water HELP!

Try unplugging the unit and plug it back in. This may reset the controls.

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

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I have a frigidaire flexcare washer fw233re and when i start the wash cycle the water drains out can you maybe tell me why


Check the drain hose, is it above the water level in the washer, if not it will always drain, there is no valve in the drain and gravity will win.

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Hello Mike - Typically, if the water temperature combination is not appropriate for the cycle selected, the status lights will blink and signal will beep 3 times. Try resetting the unit by either unplugging it or flipping the household circuit breaker to the off position. Wait roughly ten minutes and turn on the washer. Select a normal cycle and verify if the washer continues to beep. If resetting the power does not correct the issue, your appliance could be experiencing a communication error with the control board or could have a wiring failure. I would suggest contacting an experienced service technician to determine the precise cause.

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How to fix overflowing water problem


Here is how it works:
You activate the wash cycle and power goes to the motor and water valve.
So either the water valve or the motor but not both will run. Why? The water level switch has 3 wires. A common hot wire and a wire to the water valve and to the motor. The king of the highway the water level switch is the boss dawg. But is has help from mother nature. A rubber tube is placed at the bottom of the tub. It is connected to that water level switch and air tight. As the water rises in the tub the air pressure inside that tube rises.
Engineers have it worked out where X amount of pressure will determine water level in tub. When that air pressure reach's the determined strength BOOM the switch is forced to click. When it does it kills the power to the water valve and shifts the power to the motor babes. And away we go with wash cycle. So what can go wrong? Sand and sediment get into the inlet of that tube. A hole gets in that tube, vibration makes the tube fall away from the switch, and my fav: pinched tubing from reinstalling cabinet incorrectly(been there done that) LOL
To recap: Make sure the tubing to the switch is tight and secure and free of holes or restrictions. Nothing to it. Here is a video which features how to access the water level switch to check all of the above:

May 16, 2010 | Kenmore 24032\24036 Top Load Washer

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Water drains during wash cycle. I have used this washer for many years without a problem. About two months ago I noticed that the water level in the drum was going down during the wash cycle. Last week I...


Take the drain hose out of the drain pipe and put it into a sink to test the machine

If that works make sure that the drain hose is being allowed to breath (ie let air into the main drain pipe so that the machine does not set up a syphon).

Jul 16, 2009 | Whirlpool Washing Machines

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My masher wont stop filling with water or agitate


if water stops coming into machine when you pull the plug you have faulty water level control or the hose going to it.
check the hose for cracks or worn spots, repair or replace.
If the hose is ok you have a faulty control.
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If water does not stop when you pull the plug you have a faulty water valve.
You can try dismanling it and cleaning or simply replace it.

Jul 03, 2009 | Whirlpool LSR5132PQ Top Load Washer

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Water level issues on the Whirlpool washer.


It's overfilling If your washer is overfilling, check these:

Water-inlet valve
Water-level switch
Water-inlet valve A defect in the water-inlet valve may mean that it's no longer able to shut off completely when the electricity has been turned off to it. If this occurs, the valve may leak and drip water into the clothes tub. In time, the water may accumulate substantially. If this happens, you need to replace the valve.

Water-level switch A defect--or an obstruction--in the water-level switch may mean that it can't tell the water to shut off. So the machine overflows. This switch senses the water level in the clothes tub. It's usually a diaphragm device with a small, clear tube attached between the switch and the bottom of the washer's outer tub. As the water level in the tub increases, the pressure on the air in the tube increases. When the pressure reaches a certain level, it activates the switch, shuts off the water, and signals the timer to begin the agitate cycle. You can either clear any obstruction in the tube or replace the water-level switch.

It's underfilling The water-level switch regulates your washer's fill volume. This switch is usually a diaphragm device with a small, clear tube attached between the switch and the bottom of the washer's outer tub. As the water level in the tub increases, the pressure on the air in the tube increases. When the pressure reaches a certain level, it activates the switch, shuts off the water, and signals the timer to begin the agitate cycle. If the switch is defective, it may prematurely signal the water to shut off. If so, you probably need to replace the water-level switch.

The water temperature is incorrect The temperature of the incoming water determines the temperature of the water in your washer. You get either hot, cold, or a mix of the hot and cold water that's currently available to the machine. So if the cold water that enters the machine is very cold--or if the hot water entering the machine is very hot--the warm water is affected. 

If you live in a Northern climate, unless you adjust the hot and cold water taps that supply water to your washer, the warm water supplied to your washer is usually hotter during the summer months and colder during the winter months.

May 08, 2009 | Washing Machines

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Maytag clothes washer, with pump and belt replaced in Nov. 2007, clothes were too wet after spin cycle


The start of the spin cycle is dependent on the pump pumpin out water and the later level switch sensing that the water level is low enough. The water level switch has (usually) a clear tube connected to it and is found in the control panel. You will want to check continuity at different times. First you will fill the tub to the highest water level. Then unplug the machine. By screwing in the screw on the water level switch. Scew it all the way in. then you will check continutity. there should be no cont. between green and brown. and there should be cont between green and black or yellowblack. Do this continuity test with the wires off the switch. Once this test is complete, reattach the wires and plug in the machine and set the timer on spin or drain. When the tub is pumped dry, stop the spin cycle and unplug the washer and do the continuity test again. This time you should have continutiy from green to brown. and no continuity from green to black or yellowblack. Now when i mention the colors that means the placement where those wires were. Make note before you remove them so that you can get them back to place. If you do not get these readings, the water level switch is bad, or there is a leak in the air pressure tube leading to it. At that point I would replace the entire switch and tube. I wish you the best of luck.

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Little water in Frigidaire front load washer


If the machine does not fill properly, it is usually because of a defective water level switch. This is also the cause for smelly clothes.


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You can find replacement parts here.

or here Find Parts .

Dec 12, 2008 | Frigidaire ATF6000ES Front Load Washer

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Water level adjustment


You don't. Front load washers use only a very small amount of water. They fill a small amount, tumble a bit, resulting in water being absorbed into the clothes, which drops the water level in the tub. The washer senses this and adds more water, which repeats until water level stabilizes. The only way to get more water on wash cycles is to use delicate cycles, which use more water, resulting in a more gentle wash action. Remember that due to the low water consumption of front load washers, you should only use one tablespoon of HE detergent per cycle. (even less if you use 2x or 3x concentrate.) This is a FixYa solution. Your washer is working as designed.

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