Question about Frigidaire FWS833A Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Washer will not fill up completely

Just purchased a new washer a week ago and it will not fill completely up with water, is only filling up to just under 3/4

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points


    An expert that got 20 achievements.


    An expert that got 10 achievements.


    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 4,889 Answers
Re: washer will not fill up completely

  • The drain standpipe is too short.
    To prevent siphoning, the standpipe must be at least 33 inches high for a top load washer or 24 inches high for a tumble action washer. Refer to the installation instructions that came with your washer for more information.
  • Drain hose fits too tightly in the standpipe causing siphoning.
    There must be an air gap between the drain hose and the standpipe to prevent siphoning action. The standpipe needs to be at least 1 1/4 inches in diameter.

Posted on Oct 18, 2007

Add Your Answer

0 characters

Uploading: 0%


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


3 Points

Related Questions:

1 Answer

GE Profile Model WPRE8150K2WT will not fill up with water. Just had Harness fuse Kit replaced two weeks ago as agitation and spin had stopped working. Washer worked for two weeks and now this problem with...

check the back of you machine there is a little sieve where the water comes sometimes it gets blocked with dirt just clean it if not that its the water valve its is to change

Jan 27, 2014 | GE Washing Machines

1 Answer

Water refills when not on

We came home to a flooded basement because it appears the washer filled on its own when we were gone for several days and are in the middle of an investigation about why/how this happened. If anyone has any information on similar malfunctions please let me know. We purchased our machine on 1/22/05.

Sounds like there may be a mechanical problem and Maytag has some explaining to do...

Nov 25, 2011 | Maytag Neptune MAH5500B Front Load Washer

1 Answer

As the washer fills, the water stream cycles, slow - fast.


Nov 03, 2009 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

Washer fills and starts for a while and then stops

I recieved the followng letter from sears last week since we had registered our OASIS He washer two years ago since we purchased it new. The washer has a serial number that is authorized to get a replacement board, and the part has been shipped to my house. Once it arrives, we are to call the local Sears dept for someone to install the new board.

For washers that have the first four of the serial numbers as:
CS48-CS52 or CT01-CT49 qualify for the replacement Control Board.

1-800-847-9083 between 8am-8pm M-Saturday.

Good Luck all.

Mar 24, 2009 | Kenmore Oasis HE 27082 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

My whirlpool thin twin filled with water and stopped!:(

Well if it fills then it needs the lid shut to work. So if the lid is shut it hits a lidswitch and if that lid switch is broken then nothing will work washer wise right? As far as the dryer that may be a blown fuse but nothing on the washer could stop it from running cept maybe a bad cord or breaker.

Dec 28, 2008 | Whirlpool LTE5243D Top Load Stacked...

1 Answer

Washer stopped filled with water, smells like burnt plastic


Nov 29, 2008 | Maytag Atlantis MAV6000 Top Load Washer

2 Answers

Maytag washer

This is similar to a problem I had after my power suddenly went out while the washer was filling with water. When the power resumed the washer would no longer run water... all other systems (agitate, drain, spin) worked fine.

A 10 minute, $113 dollar service call revealed that there was a fuse inside the front upper left area that had blown. Remove the 2 screws at the bottom of the front panel to get access to the inside.

Check it out and replace it if necessary.

Jan 20, 2008 | Maytag LSE7806A Top Load Stacked...

2 Answers

6 months old. Now no water will fill drum! Works as normal but no water!

Hurlewan Your washer is still under manufacturer's warranty which is one full year. If it has Kenmore's name on it you do not need proof of purchase. The only thing you need is your mother-in-law's home phone number at time of purchase because Sears keeps all their records based on phone numbers. Good luck, Gendos post back....

Jun 27, 2007 | Kenmore 43142 Front Load Washer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Frigidaire FWS833A Top Load Washer Logo

Related Topics:

145 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Frigidaire Washing Machines Experts


Level 3 Expert

4342 Answers

Richard Roth
Richard Roth

Level 3 Expert

9472 Answers

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8147 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides