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What is the water valve for my washing machine

Where is the water valve located for my washing machine

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Usually along the back side u will see it where ur 2 water hoses go into it. usually have to remove the cabinet or back to get to it

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Why does my washing machine take so long to fill?


Check to see if the screens are clogged on your water inlet valves. Just turn your water off at the Hot and Cold faucets, then remove the water hoses from the back of the wash machine.
The section that the hoses were attached to on the back of the wash machine is the water inlet valve (or valves). Take a flashlight and inspect for blockages on the screens (they're located right in the valve inlets).

If you see grit or calcium build up, you can usually pull the tiny plastic screens out with a pair of pliers and clean them out under running water. Then, put them back in and hook everything back up. Turn on your Hot and Cold faucets and see if your washing machine fills faster.

It should work, but if not, you'll need to replace the water inlet valve (or valves, depending on your model)

Good luck!

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Where is the temperature sensor on a samung washing machine wf8702rsw?


Such sensors are usually located in the water input assembly where the water is mixed and the computer adjust how far the valves are open for desired water temps. Like adjusting the water valves in the shower for a desired water temp.

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My whirlpool estate top load washer ( model tawb600jq1) serial cro708750 type 110 has a very slow drip that begins during the wash cycle and continues after washing is done. How can I fix this?


Water valve is bad most likely. Once the machine gets going in final spin shut off the water supply till you can get another water valve.
This home video of mine shows the basic location of your water valve:

Sep 09, 2012 | Whirlpool Washing Machines

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Water continues to run into the washing machine through the whole wash cycle and even when the machine is off. I have to keep the tape turned off. other than that the washing machine functions normally.


Hi Welcome to FixYa I am Kelly. You have debris inside your water inlet valve. You can try to clean it by doing the following:

- First remove both hoses from the water inlet valve and remove the inlet screens of the water valve.
(Use a knife blade on the outer part of the screens to remove them from the water valve)
- Connect both hoses to the water inlet valve without the inlet screens.
- Connect ONE hose to the wall faucet
- Place ONE hose in a bucket

SELECT WARM WASH and start wash fill

Water should flow into the washer and the bucket. Use the handle of a screwdriver and tap the hose connections of the inlet water valve for about 20 seconds. (your trying to free the debris from the inlet water valve diaphram)

Stop Fill

Reverse Hose connection at the wall.... i.e. hook up other hose and disconnect the one you had connected. Place the hose you disconnected from the wall into the bucket.

START warm fill

Water should flow into the washer and the bucket. Use the handle of a screwdriver and tap the hose connections of the inlet water valve for about 20 seconds. (your STILL trying to free the debris from the inlet water valve diaphrams)

STOP FILL

- Connect hose to wall connection
- WASH the inlet screens under slowly running water until both sides are clean
- Remove hoses from the water inlet valve and install the inlet screens.
- Reconnect hoses and turn on water supply

TEST HOT and COLD fill

Turn off machine.... IF the debris was freed the water flow will stop when the machine is turned off.

If this flushing attempt does not correct your constant water flow the remedy is to replace the water inlet valve on your washer.

I can help with locating parts ON-Line but will need your model number to help you should you require a water valve.

Hopefully you are able to clear the debris by doing the above. (50 - 50 chance of it working)

Thanks for Choosing FixYa,
Kelly

Dec 17, 2010 | Washing Machines

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Washer only has cold water. Hot water is good to machine but only cold water enters machine on warm cycle, no water ar all on hot cycle.


Hello there
The Water System temperature sensor is normally what is wrong with these units with this condition that you are experiencing
The water system consists of the hot and cold water inlet valves, a water temperature sensor, a water
flowmeter and control and the dispenser distribution system along with a traditional pressure switch.
Water Inlet Valves -
The hot and cold water inlet valves are located at the back of the washer. These valves receive a control
signal from the Central Control Unit to manage the temperature of incoming water. The temperatures
are determined by the specific wash cycle selected and a temperature sensor located in the wash tub.
To improve cleaning of heavily soiled clothing and to provide a sanitizing feature, the water temperature
can be increased through the use of a heating element located in the bottom of the tub

Dec 25, 2009 | Maytag LAT3600A Top Load Washer

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I do have a coin washing machine which the cold


the most common cause of this problem is that the electric solenoid activated cold water inlet valve is defective, the valve is located at the back of the machine where the cold wtaer hose hooks up, it is very easy to replace and cheap to buy.

Nov 16, 2009 | Washing Machines

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GE Model WBVH6240 washing machine


Might be the water inlet valve. It is located just behind where your water hoses attach to the washing machine. Pretty simple and inexpensive place to start. Shut off the water supply to the washing machine, disconnect the hoses, remove the small cover and you should be looking at the valve the hoses were attached to. Ideally, you should get the part from this site since they provided the money saving info. If you can't figure out part info, next choice would be your local (not big box retailer) appliance store. Just take in the valve and tell them what model machine you have and they should be able to help. There are many useful diagrams and instructions on the web if you need more specifics.

Apr 19, 2008 | Washing Machines

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Amana washer has no hot water - cold works fine


There is a solenoid control valve on all washing machines, located where the water hoses enter the machine. If you have a rubber mallet, you can whack the machine gently with the mallet. If the problem is resolved, it was just a stuck valve. If not, then you likely will need to replace the whole solenoid valve control. Typically there are controls for each water supply.

Dec 04, 2007 | Amana ALW880WH Top Load Washer

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Washing machine


Check first the filters on the inlet water line (both sides). Then, if problem still exist - check that the inlet water valve works(it is an electromagnet valve, located at the pipe's entrance to the machine)). If it doesn't work, test that it get power. In case it get power and doesn't work - You can easily open the valve and clean it (from scale or other dirt). Be aware you should disconnect the power cable from machine before doing it !!!! Check as well for valve's coil resistance. In case you have no resistance measurement - you should replace it for a new one. Good luck !

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