I have a whilrpool tub and installed a new pump when the other one stopped working , i got the same pump and when i turned the pump on it does not move any water , i check the water intake to make sure it was clear and it was , can you help
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First of all, what you have is a WOW pump that has an E-switch for a control.
There is a knob on the top lip of your tub that you turn a 1/4 turn to turn this pump on/off.
There is a small circuit board inside the box on top of the motor. This is likely the source of your problem.
Here is your biggest problem. That little circuit board is not made anymore. We have the e-switch but you will be better off changing out the pump (which you have to do anyway) with a new WOW pump with an air switch and change the switch on the top lip of the tub to an air button which will turn the pump on/off.
A lot of times what i have found when servicing that issue is when the pump filter is clear what i have found is that something is stuck in the outer tub where the water is supposed to flow into the pump, so the water never even flows into the pump.you could check that by removing the hose that feeds the pump from the outer tub and check for blockage there
That means the pump needs to be primed by running water through the wand. Push the water button and open the knob on the right. You will hear the pump change tone when it primes and the light or message will disappear. If you have a restriction in the intake line the message will not go away. There is a flow meter inside the machine that measures water flow. If the flow meter does not spin when the pump is running, the computer thinks that the pump is not primed. Coffee grounds will get into the intake and restrict the flow meter. If you get a restriction in the water intake (below the water tank, on the machine) the pump may run and water comes out, but the flow meter does not create the jet of water needed to spin the turbine wheel to send impulses to the computer. You get the ventilate message. One thing to remember is when you are working on the water system (have the water tank off) do not fill the bean hopper and visa versa. Keep them covered when working on the other. Cross contamination will damage a machine fast
The first thing that I would check is the tip of the steam wand for a plug. If that is clear then I would suspect a clogged flow meter. If you can get the flow meter out it twists apart and don't loose the parts and the dot on the turbine goes up. Clean out the small opening on the bottom pipes where the hoses attach. Look inside and make sure that they are clear before reassembling.
You have a restriction in your flow meter or inlet opening. Usually it's the flow meter. The flow meter is connected to the intake opening on the back of the machine by a silicone hose. The other hose connected to the flow meter goes to the suction side of the pump. The intake side of the flow meter has a small opening and the other side connected to the pump has a large opening. When the pump turns on and everything is clear, the small side of the flow meter creates a jet of water that spins the turbine. This lets the computer know that water is present and turns the heater on. If the turbine doesn't spin the computer thinks the pump is bad and turns the light on for water and keeps the heater from turning on and burning up. You need to clear the small opening in the flow meter.
F H shows when the water flowing into the machine( to fill it up) either does not flow when the control says to flow, or if the water continues to flow more than 10.5 gallons at one time, then the water inlet valve is stopped nd the F H is displayed.
press pause/cancel twice to clear the display. If no water is entering the washer, then chek the hot and cold valves are turned on and check for any kinks in the hoses. also, you may need to remove hoses from washer and check for dirt on the filter screens where the hoses attach.
If water entera the washer but there is too much (over 10.5 gal) then you havwe a whole host of other problems such as: drain pump slow or not working or clogged; pressure switch and small sensor hose to the tub are not dislodged or kinked; check wire connections to inlet valve and pressure switch, drain pump, flow meter, and centrol control board (CCU).
Good luck, Macgivor
The problem is that the flow switch for your water heater is indicating no flow. Therefore your water heater will not operate. Without proper water flow your heater will burn up. Check that your valves are open. Check that your pump is running. Check that your filters are properly installed and not restricting flow. Check the wiring to your flow switch and make sure the flow switch operating properly (i.e. put a ohm meter across the contacts and see if you have continuity when the switch closes).
If the water keeps filling with the unit unplugged you have a bad water valve(or low house pressure) If the unit does stop filling when unplugged you have a plugged pressure hose to the pressure switch or a bad pressure switch. To access you peel back the front emblem to remove a screw in the center. This allows you to raise the top to check the pressure hose. You can also find the end of the hose at the control panel to blow through it, should be clear when tub is empty of water. A hole in the pressure hose would also cause flooding. This hose connects from the bottom of the outer tub to the pressure switch in the console to control the water level in the tub. Unit will not turn on drain pump if it does not sense water in the tub...... good luck......
FL could be a code for low flow. If you have no circulation this sounds like it. If your pump runs and you have no flow you could have a problem with your pump. Or if you have the tub drained then it could be an air lock, if you open the drain valve till you get water out that should fix that. Also check to be sure the isolation valves are open under the spa. I hope this helps.
HI You have a restriction in your flow meter or inlet opening. Usually it's the flow meter. The flow meter is connected to the intake opening on the back of the machine by a silicone hose. The other hose connected to the flow meter goes to the suction side of the pump. The intake side of the flow meter has a small opening and the other side connected to the pump has a large opening. When the pump turns on and everything is clear, the small side of the flow meter creates a jet of water that spins the turbine. This lets the computer know that water is present and turns the heater on. If the turbine doesn't spin the computer thinks the pump is bad and turns the light on for water and keeps the heater from turning on and burning up. You need to clear the small opening in the flow meter.
You probably pinched the water fill hose that comes up from under the tub when you closed the cabinet. Also make sure it is free from trash in the bottom of the tub and that it is tightly connected to the water level switch.