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Kenmore Washer will not fill and run consistently.

Sometimes when you pull the knob it will fill and run. But not always-sometimes you pull it and it does nothing. It doesn't matter what water temp you ask for it still won't fill. We had a local repair guy come out but of course it ran perfectly. He thought maybe it was the water temp selector switch. If you let it sit awhile sometimes it works. Also Iv'e noticed that when it does work it seems to fill up too much. It fills almost to the point that it will overflow the tub-I don't remember it doing that before. Maybe this is two problems, or maybe I never noticed how much it filled cuz it always ran perfectly????

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    Same problem, sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't

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Can't make any promises here. There could be several reasons for this issue. But from your description I would suspect that the hot and/or cold water hoses leading into the washer may be pressure locked. In recent years I've notice these hoses have been specially configured with a way to cut off the water flow in an emergency. Sometimes if you relieve the pressure on the hose the in-line cutoff valve will reset and the water can flow again.
Turn off the hot and cold water supply to the washer. Then dissconnect the water hoses from the spigot and reconnect. (relieve any pressure) Take this oppurtunity to inspect those hoses. Usually these flow controlled hoses indicated thier purpose with somekind of label (maybe even direction indication for water flow) Then turn the water back on. Dont open the spigot all the way just turn it on enough to get the water flowing. See if that helps.

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It could be your watervalve or your lid switch i would replacewatervalve first sounds like one of your celinoids may be sticking

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The Problem with it working sometimes and sometimes not is in the timer. This also could cause it to overflow

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