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My Cabrio no longer adjusts water level according to load size. It fills to the max each time. How to fix?

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Problem most probably in clogged pressure hose leading to pressure switch or bad pressure/level switch itself.  you can try cleaning the hose by simply blowing into it after disconnecting it from the pressure switch.  a simple fix but if clogged, it usually works.

Posted on Aug 03, 2010

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  • fygraphics Aug 09, 2010

    I thought I'd let you know how I resolved the problem. I simply unplugged the washer and then plugged it back in. I wondered if treating it like a computer might work, and, it did! Works as it should again. Thanks again for the input.

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We just bought the washer and now it will stay on for 5 mins then all buttons blink and it says LF


LF stands for long fill,if it takes longer than a preset time by the machine it will go to LF,check water fill hoses for kinks,plugging that will slow down water fill time

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English instructions for saivod fhs186 ice maker


DO THE BASICS:
Change the water filter
Add ice machine cleaner and go by the directions.
What should be kept clean?
There are 5 things to keep clean:
1. The outside cabinet & door.
2. The ice storage bin.
3. The condenser.
4. The ice making system.
5. The ice scoop.
The ice storage bin should be sanitized
occasionally. It is usually convenient to sanitize the
bin after the ice making system has been cleaned,
and the storage bin is empty.
A sanitizing solution can be made of 1 ounce of
household bleach and two gallons of hot (950F. -
1150F.) water. Use a clean cloth and wipe the
interior of the ice storage bin with the sanitizing
solution, pour some of the solution down the drain.
Allow to air dry.

How to clean the condenser.
The condenser is like the radiator on a car, it has
fins and tubes that can become clogged. To clean:
1. Remove the kickplate.
2. Locate the condenser surface.
3. Vacuum the surface, removing all dust and lint.
Caution: Do not dent the fins.
4. Replace the kickplate.
Winterizing
1. Clean the machine as explained on the next
page.
2. Turn off the water supply.
3. Drain the water reservoir. See page 24, Spray
Pump Repair and follow the instructions to remove
the pump hose (step 2, bottom hose only).
4. Disconnect the incoming water line at the inlet
water valve.
5Remove control box cover and turn the timer
into the harvest cycle.
6. With the machine operating, blow air through
the inlet water valve; a tire pump could do the job.
7. Drain pump models should have about 1¤2 gallon
of RV antifreeze (propylene glycol) poured into the
ice storage bin drain.
Note: Automotive antifreeze must NOT be used.
8. Replace control box cover. Switch off and
unplug the machine.

CUBE ADJUSTMENTS
There are three items that may be adjusted: Cube
Size, Harvest Time, and Bin Level. Note: Cube
Size and Harvest Time adjustments should only be
done by a qualified service person.
Cube size control.
The cube size control should only be adjusted to
bring the cubes to the correct shape, the overall
size cannot be adjusted. Try to adjust the cube
size control when the ice machine is in the harvest
cycle, or in the first 10 minutes of the freeze cycle.
1. Open the door and remove the control box
cover.
2. Locate the cube size adjustment screw, and to
make fuller cubes, turn the screw clockwise about
1/4 turn. This will make the freezing cycle longer.
3. To shorten the freezing cycle and make cubes
that are not as full, turn the adjustment screw 1/4
turn counterclockwise.
4. After the next freezing cycle, the cubes should
have responded to the adjustment, if another
adjustment is required, do it early in the freeze
cycle.


Diagnostic Codes
Code Description
F - - - - - - - Freeze Cycle
F flashes- - - - Freeze Cycle is Pending
H - - - - - - - Harvest Cycle
H flashes- - - - Manual Harvest
b - - - - - - - Bin is Full
C - - - - - - - Clean Cycle
L - - - - - - - Board Locked
d - - - - - - - Test Mode
O - - - - - - - Off
E - - - - - - - Self Test Failed
1 flashes- - - - Max Freeze - Retrying
1 - - - - - - - Max Freeze Time Shut Down
2 flashes- - - - Max Harvest - Retrying
2 - - - - - - - Max Harvest Time Shut Down
3 - - - - - - - Slow Water Fill
4 - - - - - - - High Discharge Temp
5 - - - - - - - Sump Temp Sensor Failure
7 - - - - - - - Discharge Temp Sensor Failure
8 flashes - - - Short Freeze - Retrying
8 - - - - - - - Short Freeze - Thin ice
All 4 Upper Lights Flashing - Unit Remotely Locked Out

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Can you ajust water level to be more in washer


No.

As with all modern machines your senses the size of the load and adjusts water levels accordingly. Unlike older machines, this means that less water is used and less energy is used to heat excess water. It also means that you get a better wash as the cleaning quality is lower if the load is sloshing about in too much water.

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I have a Whirlpool cabrio washer that displays LF when I try to start a wash load. The water comes into the tub but it doesn't fill. After some time, maybe 10 minutes, the washer stops and displays LF....


Aha the old LF : Captain we have a problem. What is it Spock? Computers cannot confirm water is filling, water level does not change. Spock you did pay the water bill this month? What could it be Spock? Captain the inlet screens appear to have contaminants. Suggest you jettison them. If that does not solve it see test #2b7fe528.jpg

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Your fill sensor is leaking and allowing air pressure from the clear tube to seep out. First make sure your clear tube from the tub to the water level valve is firmly connected. If it is then you may need to get a new water level adjuster switch.

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How do you set the Cabrio to wash a small load?


this one only has 1 setting on water level. same size uses same level

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Continous water filling


HI, the water level switch is damaged on this unit. you will need to replace this switch. this will fix your level issue.

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Can you adjust the water level on the LG Tromm WM1814CW? The water level when washing and rinsing is so low that the clothes are barely wet when the washer has finished.


No. Water level is not user adjustable. The washer will automatically put in the correct amount (about 3 inches in the bottom of the tub) and adjust for load size and type. This level is all that is needed. The reason the clothes are hardly wet at the end of the cycle is due to the high spin speed (compared to almost all top loading machines). If you want to see how wet the clothes really are, pause the machine mid cycle and the door will unlock and you can see, or select a "no spin" option and see at the end of that cycle. You will use about 12 gallons of water for a large load, vs. about 45 for a top loading machine, so remember to adjust your soap and fabric softener use accordingly. ( one tablespoon detergent and one teaspoon fabric softener maximum per load)

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Kenmore 80 Series - water wont fill to full load


remove edge decore trims from left and right side front of control panel8b608f8.jpg
remove phillips screws from bottom corners of contol panel
remove knob from water level selector
raise control panel ~1 inch then flip over backwords on pivots
depress lock tab on right/underside of water level control body where it touches metal mount plate
rotate water level control body 45deg anti clockwise
pull body off
top side of body next to knob shaft is 1/8 hex head bolt
turn clockwise to rais water level
anticlockwise to lower water level
machine can be operated with this part not fitted so can check level. fill, adjust screw, fill will start again, adjust screw, until water level is correct
reinstall in reverse order
Incidentally, the cause is a VERY small wire spring inside the control body that is not really up to the task, and stretches over years.
Its a common occurrence, and I make this repair, on callouts, no parts required, couple times a month you may have to flip the switch to reset to get the water to restart filling

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Overfilling Whirlpool cabrio washer


Great! It may be the water level control switch. So, where is it and how do you check it or fix it or replace it?

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