Question about Whirlpool Washing Machines
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
washing machines allow cold water to enter only during certain cycles.
Others intermittently allow hot and cold to enter, to temper the
temperature of the water. Consult your owner's manual if you are unsure
about whether the machine is acting abnormally.
If you're sure the machine is not working the way it used to--or should--check the following.
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Posted on Oct 12, 2008
It sounds like you have some buildup in the cold water valve screen. Where the hose connects to the washer there should be a screen inside the valve. Remove the cold water hose from the washer and clear any debri on the valve screen.
If this doesn't fix the slow cold water flow then you will have to replace the whole water valve assembly. The water valve is the piece that the hoses connect too and supply water to the washer.
If you have anymore questions about this please ask. I will be more than happy to help you out.
Posted on Jan 12, 2009
If the cold works on cold wash but the hot don't work on hot wash . Then yes the switch is bad.give What model is it?
Posted on Jan 16, 2009
the fill hoses are backwards,,,reverse fill hoses...on the job...also your under warranty ..call for service but you can do it your self..
Posted on Jan 17, 2009
This sounds like a cold water supply problem that's usually caused by a problem at the water inlet valve. First, remove the water supply hoses and check the small screens inside the water inlet valve. Make sure they are not clogged with rust or debris. Next, check the solenoids using a multimeter or ohmmeter. Check for continuity. A lack of continuity indicates a faulty solenoid and the water inlet valve assy will need to be replaced. I will attach a photo for reference. Hope this helps and best wishes.
Posted on Aug 10, 2009
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