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LG GS5162AVMZ - where is the water valve for the water pipe connection located?

I recently bought a LG GS5162AVMZ and I am wondering if you could tell me where can I find the valve for the water pipe connection? The manuals is saying refer to the water pipe installation manual but they didn't provide that. Thank you!

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Just behind where you connect the water line to the machine

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I recently bought a fisher and paykel front loader washing machine and since it was installed it has created loud banging noises in my water pipes. Do you have any idea how I could fix this?


If you're willing to do plumbing work yourself, these and more will show you what to do.

Otherwise, a plumber will be needed to bring an end to the water hammer you are experiencing by installing an air dampener as shown below - kind of like a shock absorber on your car but in this case, the backlash of pressure is softened or eliminated by it or something similar.

Basically what's happening is the water valves are shutting off the water flow so fast, the water flow ends up vibrating the pipes and they bang against what they are next to.

Odds are you were experiencing it before but it wasn't bad enough to be noticed - I installed a set at my water heater and another set right before the water connections for the washer.

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The valve is located at the back of the engine below the upper engine torque mount (the black brace that sticks up on the side of the engine.

If you plan on replacing the valve yourself do yourself a favor and use a short ratcheting 10mm wrench, the slimmer the better. It's a pain, but it's the only way.

You will need to replace the valve and pump again unfortunately.

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I replaced the ice maker water inlet valve ( 2315576) and the Quick Connect water outlet leaks. The valve was replaced 6 mo ago and has just recently developed a leak. Is it fixable? I really dont want to...


Don't replace the valve that is a bigger problem, do your really want another hole in your pipes NO perhaps when you connected the new clear tube you did not connect it securely enough buy a new kit about 10.00 and just replace the tubing. P/S drain your water supply before you do this though or it will leak everywhere remember your pipes still have pressure in them. Hope this helps

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Dishwasher is running through the cycles, but no water is being pumped into the unit. water supply is fine. Is this a common pump problem?


This is either the inlet valve (solenoid valve) or the timer. Water is not pumped in, it flows in under it's own pressure when this valve opens.

On the solenoid valve there are two electrical connections, you could remove these (often spade connections) and connect a mains supply - if it opens then the valve is fine so it is the timer.

A solenoid valve is a cheap and easy to swap component and any DIY'er can do it. It is located right by the inlet pipe (it is part of the inlet pipe assembly) the screw part which the cold water pipe is attached to is the solenoid inlet valve.

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Home Depot sells a kit for about $18-20 that has everything you need but a cold water pipe; you'll have to find that yourself. Connect the supplied tubing to the water fitting at the rear of the fridge, route the tubing (you may have to get creative here- I drilled a hole in the floor behind the fridge) to the cold water pipe. Install the valve onto the pipe with the clamp provided, connect the tubing, then tighten the valve stem ALL THE WAY til it bottoms. (It cuts its own hole this way) Open it back up, and you're good to go- you'll have to run the water or icemaker a few minutes to purge the air from the tubing, check for leaks and you're done.

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My dishwasher doesn't seem to be getting water in hence dishes not being washed. motor is on. checkedunder sink . what does 'valve on' mean exactly? i don't see an on off valve. please help!


Follow the hot water fill pipe from where it connects to the dishwasher back to where it connects to the wall. (probably under the sink) Most of the time, you will find that pipe attaches to the same hot water (on/off) valve as the hot water side of the kitchen sink.

Confirm that valve is open (righty - tighty, lefty - loosy (open)) If the valve is open at the wall end then:

The next most common cause of no water entering the dishwasher is the solenoid valve on the dishwasher that is electronically opened when the dishwasher needs water to enter for wash or rinse. This valve is located just pass the connection where the fill pipe connects to the dishwasher and will have two wires connected to it.

Please post back here what you find or have more questions, OK?

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