Question about Frigidaire Washing Machines

1 Answer

Washer will not stop filling with water - Frigidaire Washing Machines

Posted by Anonymous on

  • Frigidaire
    Frigidaire May 17, 2014

    Good Morning Friend, I see that your Frigidaire washer will not stop filling with water. I will be more than happy to assist you. If I could please have your model number, this way I can better assist you in resolving the possible troubles with your appliance. You will be able to find this number either on the back of your appliances door, or around the edges where the door meets your washer. Looking forward to hearing from you. WP

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Frigidaire Master
  • 5,323 Answers

Washer fills with water and overflows:

The water pressure level switch is a pressure activated switch that is used to determine the correct water level in the tub. This part is normally located behind the control panel and will have a hose or air dome tube that connects it to the tub. On washers that use an electronic control, this switch may be located at the sump area below the tub. As the water fills in the tub it will compress the air in the tube and push against a diaphragm inside the switch. The switch will control the water inlet valve and turn the valve off at the correct water level. If the tube has a leak, not enough pressure may be created to activate the switch and the washer may overfill. If the switch is defective it may also cause the machine to overfill. To determine if the switch is bad, you should first eliminate the air dome hose as a problem. Look for signs of cracks or worn areas on the hose. Remove the hose and submerge in water. Seal one end and blow air into the other end and look for bubbles. Check for an obstruction in the hose as well. If the air dome hose appears to be ok, then the water level switch may be defective.

You can test it with a meter and with a manual test? ( first locate it in the panel, it has a plastic clear tube hose going into it, remove that tube from its connection, now put another small tube or hose into the slot where it was and have the machine set to wash cycle with water in it. Blow into the other end of the tube.
If the machine starts to wash. the pressure switch is more than likely good
( No wash- then THE DIAPHRAGM IS BAD AND SWITCH HAS TO BE REPLACED).

The other item to check would be your water inlet valve. Check it for continuity with a multi meter it should show Ohms or a closed circuit. To test it when water is overflowing unplug the unit and see if it still overflows or continues to fill. If it stops when unplugged. Then it is not a water inlet problem but an electrical signal problem going to ur water inlet valve. Possibly from the panel or board. You can also do a live volt test to see if it is getting the full 120 current, but be sure to unplug unit before testing as this is a live test.
Also another trick to check the water valve, is to first cut the water off and remove the hoses off the back of the washer. Then one at a time point the hoses inside the washer tub and turn the water back on. If you don't have good water pressure, turn the water back off and remove the strainer that should be in one end of the hose. Inspect the strainer to see if it is stopped up, clean it and reinstall it. Now repeat this test. If you have good water pressure now, reinstall hose and your problem is fixed

By the way my advice is free cuz God is good!




washer will not stop filling with water - 24425028-vy3qd1rc3oikbunb5kfp1hkm-3-0.jpg



24425028-vy3qd1rc3oikbunb5kfp1hkm-3-5.jpgwasher will not stop filling with water - 24425028-vy3qd1rc3oikbunb5kfp1hkm-3-9.jpgc=



24425028-vy3qd1rc3oikbunb5kfp1hkm-3-20.jpg

24425028-vy3qd1rc3oikbunb5kfp1hkm-3-27.jpg

Posted on May 15, 2015

Ad

3 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
freetek
  • 5568 Answers

SOURCE: Washer won't stop filling

The mixing valve that is part of the connector where the hose is attached has either failed or is disconnected electrically.

These are simple to replace and not too expensive.

You may have gotten some debris into the valve assembly which is being held open and is a sealed device.
If this is the case, it will probably not be removable since the valve is trying to close and will only open if voltage is applied.

Posted on Aug 24, 2008

  • 64 Answers

SOURCE: Maytag top loadind washer. Won't stop filling up.

Make sure your drain hose to the drain pipe is higher than the water in the tub if not it will keep running and going out the drain.
Also try taking the hose off the level switch and blow in it to be sure it's not stoped up. If is it won't let the level sw cut off. air should go through it. Good luck
When you unpluged the power and it ddn't keep runing the water valve should be ok.

Posted on Mar 26, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have a GE spave maker Laundry that fills up with water than stops!


GE Washer Not Agitating Repair Guide

www.appliance-repair-it.com/GE-washer.html
If your washer will not agitate or spin take a look at this page GE Washer Not ... If the washer fills up with water then doesn't do anything at all and you do not hear ... if this were the problem, the water would not stop running, over-filling the tub.

GE washer spin cycle not working - ApplianceBlog

www.applianceblog.com/.../217-GE-washer-spin-cycle-not-working

Mar 12, 2005 - 10 posts - ‎3 authors
I have a GE "Spacemaker Laundry" (Stackable) model number ... Today it filled withwater initially then stopped working all together when it ... Bad motor, something jammed/seized up holding the motor back from running?

Jan 10, 2016 | GE Spacemaker Washer and Dryer Electric...

1 Answer

Water level


Probable causes:
Faulty water inlet valve - unplug washer, if water continues to fill
replace the valve.
Water level switch, hose or dome faulty - service the assembly.
Timer faulty - unplug washer, if water stops filling test timer.

Regards,
Dennis

Aug 22, 2014 | Simpson Esprit 750 Top Load 7.5kg

2 Answers

Won't stop filling with water, seems to fill to top and keep filling


there is a water connector that the water lines from the house connect to the washer. you will need to take the panel off. you should see a blue plastic box where the hoses connect. you will need to replace this piece. it should have wires on it and that tells the washer when to open the valve for water to come through and when to stop.

Jan 27, 2011 | Frigidaire FWS833A Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Washer won't stop filling


Does the water stop filling if machine is unplugged? If yes, bad water valve inside washer.

If water stops when unplugged, may be a faulty pressure switch or airdome hose came loose from switch - located in control panel - water level switch.

If water keeps filling and never overflows onto floor - likely that water is siphoning out drain hose. Raise drain hose higher or allow an air break at the drain hose exit.

Jan 21, 2011 | KitchenAid KAWS750L Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Water fill doesn't stop filling cold water


check washer pressure vale and the tube connect from the tub to pressure vale most of the time the mouse bite the hose some where in the panel con trol of the washer good luck

Mar 03, 2010 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

Kenmore front-load washer stops at rinse cycle


When the washer initially fills for the wash, is it only hot water entering the drum? Try switching the water temperature between hot and cold as it fills. If any of them show little or no water getting through, it sounds too easy but check to make sure water supply taps are on, and that the cold/hot fill hoses aren't reversed. Remove the fill hoses and check any of the screen filters for blockage (in the hoses and in the inlet water valve). When the machine stops and waits to fill but all you hear is a hum, it sounds like there is power going to the valve but water is not able to get through it.
Good luck!

Mar 03, 2009 | Kenmore 43142 Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Water Overflow


hi there,

i would recommend checking the water level switch or lid switch and also the cable leading to it. that is what sends a signal to the machine control to stop filling with water.

Oct 10, 2008 | Whirlpool LSR7333 Top Load Washer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Washing Machines Logo

Related Topics:

33 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Frigidaire Washing Machines Experts

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8220 Answers

Gerry Harvey
Gerry Harvey

Level 3 Expert

1461 Answers

Jason Harris
Jason Harris

Level 2 Expert

264 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...