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I have an Estate 8cycle 2speed washer that won't fill unless the temperature selector is set to Hot/Cold. Any ideas on what I need to check first?

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I bet If you switch the water hose around it will fill on cold and not hot. Reason I think so is that hot fills and doesn't use the cold line. So either you got a bad cold valve or a blocked screen. Also Try to run the hoses into a bucket and see if they run well to eliminate the water source.

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Disconnect cold water hose from machine. Inspect the filter screen on the cold water connection. DO NOT REMOVE SCREEN. If full of debris, use a spray bottle with a hard spray to remove debris. If unable to remove or cold is still slow, replace valve.

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Posted on Jun 28, 2008

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It's going to be your timer. It has points inside. The point the sends power to your selector switch at the beginning of the cycle is burned.
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Posted on Sep 08, 2009

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SOURCE: Kenmore washer 80 series model 110.22892100 only

so if you set the knob to cold then the knob would automatically move to hot correct first thing to do is check the water valve which is where your hot and cold hoses connect to inside the machine you get to this from inside the machine by removing the cover one side f the valve is hot and one side is cold take a multi meter and check to assure that when you do set the selection to cold that you are getting power to the top of the valve on the cold side if you are not getting any power to the cold side of the valve replace the valve if you are getting power to the cold side the next thing t check would be that switch that is your selector nob for this you would have to go into the area where your timer is located and check for any burn spots on the small electronic piece that is on the back side of the switch most of the time it is the valve that goes bad and it is a rarity that the switch would go bad but it is possible please remember to rank how this opinion has helped in your appliance situation and if you have anymore questions please message me back have a great day
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Posted on Aug 22, 2010

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SOURCE: Kenmore 70 series washer won't fill during rinse cycle

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.
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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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SOURCE: I have a Kenmore washer

Your mixer valve is for sure bad..

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