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Kenmore 80 series washer fills up,starts agitating clothes but hot water continues to fill.Any ideas?

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Solenoid valve is jammed open
replace

Posted on Apr 30, 2008

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    AlmostBob May 02, 2008

    Thats a serious answer

    the solenoid valve is a sealed unit, if corroded or the seal is worn it cannot be repaired.

    The agitator does not start until the timer de-energises the solenoid circuit.

    the spring inside the solenoid cannot close the valve so either the spring, silicone seal, or seat is damaged. replacing it is the only option. they are not expensive, and simple to do.

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    2 hose clamps

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