Question about Kenmore 23822 Top Load Washer
Some of these washers have a electric drain pump. I had a Maytag MAH 3000 front load washer. I had the same problem. Find out by the model number.If it does. Put the washer in drain mode and check the voltage on the wires to the pump.The wires should have line voltage. If it not electric, but mechanical which it has to be operated by some other source, like driven by the main motor.
Posted on Feb 08, 2010
You might check the switch on the lid. If that goes bad it will still fill but that is it.
Posted on Jan 31, 2010
Most likely you have a broken drive coupler. not recommended to repair yourself
Posted on Jan 31, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I have seen this problem numerous times on service calls. It sounds like you have a siphoning problem. The key symptom is the wash tub that continously attempts to fill, but cannot achieve the proper water level. This is often caused by not having an air gap on your drain line, improper placement of the drain hose, or a standpipe that is too small in diameter. The following link explains:
If you place the drain hose in the standpipe too far, or seal the top of the standpipe, this can cause a vacuum which will cause the symptoms you describe. A tell-tale sign will be a sucking noise as you pull the drain hose from the standpipe. Read through the link I provided. If this does not correct your problem please post back and let me know before you rate this solution. This way I can try to assist you further. I hope this corrects your problem.
Posted on Feb 25, 2009
OK - I have a solution to my problem with this washing machine. Nothing would work except for one of the spin cycles. I thought it was the main switch - the cycle selection and start switch - but I was wrong. The service tech replaced the switch behind the fabric softener. It's the switch that controls the water levels. Part # W10292584. Our government is forcing the manufacturers to put controls on the washing machine to save water. It's a bad idea and is causing lots of problems. Tech says he's replacing them on a regular basis. Less than $100 if you do it yourself. Hope this helps.
Posted on Feb 20, 2010
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