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My Amana washer sensing light flashes off and on and the time it takes to fill the tub is way to long due to the water turning off and on with the sensing light what or how can I fix this

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

catriver
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SOURCE: AMANA WASHER WILL LEAKS WATER IN TUB AFTER SPIN CYCLE.

Cylon, sounds like you need to replace the water inlet valve. It's not seating and weeping water. For series 10 the part number would be 40097701. Not that hard of a job. Catriver..post back.

Posted on Feb 21, 2007

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SOURCE: amana washer won't fill with water

1st I checked the power, compressor in garage had tripped the breaker to the washer circuit. This model has no bells or whistles to tell you if the power is on to the unit. Reset the breaker and unit works.
Thanks FixYa

Posted on Dec 24, 2008

barkencoa
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SOURCE: Washer leaking when filling up tub

Unlikely to be pump, sounds more like hose leaking, or drum seal.
Depending upon severity of leak, place a sheet of newspaper under front of m/c, pushing it as far back as you can. switch m/c on for a few secs, then switch off, remove paper and you should be able to judge where leak is.
Tilt m/c back and have a look underneath.
At 12 years old, if it looks major, I think I would replace m/c.
Plz rate my solution.
Thanks.

Posted on Dec 31, 2008

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SOURCE: When tub filling, it drains out at the same time.

The outlet of the drain hose must be higher than the water level inside the tub--normally the pump inside removes the water when needed. Get a plumber to install a proper height drain pipe for you.

Posted on Jul 16, 2009

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SOURCE: I have an auto sensing load whirlpool washer,

is it still under warranty but anyway there is a water fill level switch that controls the water level and when it reaches the setting u have it on then it shuts the water off and the wash cycle kicks in most likely bad or it may have a small hose on it that is crinkled off or stopped up

Posted on Feb 02, 2011

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1st I checked the power, compressor in garage had tripped the breaker to the washer circuit. This model has no bells or whistles to tell you if the power is on to the unit. Reset the breaker and unit works.
Thanks FixYa

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Bearing, seal kit, not cheap, how old is the machine, time to buy a new one?

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