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Machine will not fill with water, i have checked the feed hose and water is flowing without obstruction, the problem seems to be inlet valve on machine, a combination of h2o and F01 flashes on control panel

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Make sure the valve is clean, if the water is getting to the valve, then it is going to be a faulty valve, or the valve is not getting power to it to energise the coil that lifts the valve plunger.
Listen carefully to the valve, if it is getting power, you should hear a buzzing coming from it.

Posted on Nov 09, 2010

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Water won't enter into the washing machine model bfwm7 purchased 24/7/06. have checked water supply and filters and checked front door is closed.


1) Verify power is getting to the machine. Check for a tripped circuit breaker.
2) Verify water is getting to the machine- First, turn off the water then disconnect the inlet hoses on the back of the washer. Turn water on slowly and verify that is coming out of the hose. If water is coming out then check for any obstruction or sediment in the inlet valves. Clean, if necessary. If there is no water flow, disconnect the hose and look for obstructions or simply replace it.
3) If water is getting as far as the inlet hose connections, then remove the back access panel. Check the inlet hoses to make sure they are not kinked or damaged in any way.
4) If water is getting as far as the inlet hoses, then the problem probably lies in the water valve or water valve solenoid. Time to call in a pro.
That should help you figure it out. Though I would recommend replacement as it is most likely time for a new one.
Thanks,
Lee

Sep 12, 2008 | Washing Machines

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Why does my washer start with a forcful stream and then cut doyn to minimum flow ?


Check for kinked or clogged water supply hoses(s). Be sure to make sure that if there is a screen-like filter in the supply hoses or at the inlet on the wash machine, that it is clear.

Shut the water supply off. Start the washer to fill on warm wash / rinse to relieve the water pressure in the hose. Shut off the washer. Unscrew the hose connection from the washer and direct both hoses into the washer tub (or other container). Turn the water supply on. Both hoses should discharge water evenly and forcefully, then shut the water off. If the flow was uneven, slow or poor - clear obstructions in / or replace the hose(s). Next, inspect the water inlet on the washer. Clear any obstructions, dirt, etc. Reconnect the hoses and try again. If flow is still lacking, there may be obstructions in water lines or valves INSIDE the machine.

I hope this helps - please rate my reply. Thanks.

May 06, 2011 | Craftsman Garden

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Water continues to run into the washing machine through the whole wash cycle and even when the machine is off. I have to keep the tape turned off. other than that the washing machine functions normally.


Hi Welcome to FixYa I am Kelly. You have debris inside your water inlet valve. You can try to clean it by doing the following:

- First remove both hoses from the water inlet valve and remove the inlet screens of the water valve.
(Use a knife blade on the outer part of the screens to remove them from the water valve)
- Connect both hoses to the water inlet valve without the inlet screens.
- Connect ONE hose to the wall faucet
- Place ONE hose in a bucket

SELECT WARM WASH and start wash fill

Water should flow into the washer and the bucket. Use the handle of a screwdriver and tap the hose connections of the inlet water valve for about 20 seconds. (your trying to free the debris from the inlet water valve diaphram)

Stop Fill

Reverse Hose connection at the wall.... i.e. hook up other hose and disconnect the one you had connected. Place the hose you disconnected from the wall into the bucket.

START warm fill

Water should flow into the washer and the bucket. Use the handle of a screwdriver and tap the hose connections of the inlet water valve for about 20 seconds. (your STILL trying to free the debris from the inlet water valve diaphrams)

STOP FILL

- Connect hose to wall connection
- WASH the inlet screens under slowly running water until both sides are clean
- Remove hoses from the water inlet valve and install the inlet screens.
- Reconnect hoses and turn on water supply

TEST HOT and COLD fill

Turn off machine.... IF the debris was freed the water flow will stop when the machine is turned off.

If this flushing attempt does not correct your constant water flow the remedy is to replace the water inlet valve on your washer.

I can help with locating parts ON-Line but will need your model number to help you should you require a water valve.

Hopefully you are able to clear the debris by doing the above. (50 - 50 chance of it working)

Thanks for Choosing FixYa,
Kelly

Dec 17, 2010 | Washing Machines

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Hot water fills very slow(30 MIN OR MORE TO FILL) good water flow from spicket to washer, screens are clear. sewems to be something with the washer its self


Might be a bad inlet valve. To confirm, swap the hot and cold hoses to your washer so that the cold water feeds the hot water connection and the hot water feeds the cold water connection. Turn off both hot and cold water faucets. Set the washer for a warm water wash. Turn on the cold water faucet, and check the flow. Then turn off the cold water faucet, and turn on the hot water faucet and check the flow. If the cold water flow fill slowly, then the problem is with the inlet valve.

It an easy part to obtain from an appliance supply house. To install disconnect the hoses to the back of the machine, and remove the back panel to get access to the valve. Should only take a couple of minutes to remove and install. Hope this helps you.

Oct 26, 2010 | Kenmore 24032\24036 Top Load Washer

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My Maytag Neptune FAV6800 washing machine overfills on the rinse cycle. Pulling the electric power does not stop the water flow. I have to turn off the water at the faucet feeding the hose. It seems to...


If you pull the power to the machine and water continues to flow then the water inlet valve is stuck open. You will need to replace the water inlet valve. The Service manual will step you thru the process.


FAV6800A/FAV9800A Service Manual for reference. Sears Parts Direct for reference.


The water inlet valve is p/n 25001046 Substitution: 12002242 Water valve shop around for best price.


Is this Cold water inlet valve issue? If so and you only do Cold water wash/rinse like me you could switch the fill hose connections from hot to cold to hot at the faucet. Turn the hot water faucet valve off and select Warm/Warm temp selection and you will be filling with cold water wash/rinse. Maybe that would hold you over until you replace the Water Inlet Valve assembly.


You can check out your pressure switch transitions as I had this poster do for his issue at this link http://www.fixya.com/support/t5471295-washer_fills_water_begins_agitate_but


His issue seems to be a definite stuck pressure switch not water inlet valve such as yours. Check to make sure your pressure switch is OK by watching the fill point transitions as I mention in the post.


If you machine is a series 12 or above the Low and Mid fill pressure switch transitions will toggle at the same time. Series 12 and above us a 2 level pressure switch. Series 10 and 1 use a 3 level pressure switch.


Good Luck………….. D*ick



Aug 05, 2010 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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Washer just hums when time for the water


Check the water water supply at the water inlet valve. Remove the supply hoses and check that the small screens in the inlet valve are not clogged with rust or debris. The water inlet valve solenoids can be tested using a multimeter or ohmmeter. Check for continuity. A lack of continuity indicates a faulty solenoid and the water inlet valve will need to be replaced. I am attaching a photo for reference. Hope this helped and best wishes.

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Aug 14, 2009 | Washing Machines

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Whirlpool adg 7550 starts cycle then beeps and flashes 6 times whats wrong?


6 flashes indicates water intake fault ie machine is saying it has not filled with water within the required time.
-Check inlet hose not kinked or blocked.
-Next, check inlet valve is OK (check with ohm meter-should read approx 4k ohms). If no circuit thru valve, replace.
-Could also be fault with water indicator switch (much harder to access and diagnose- located underneath sump on right hand side).
-I have also had this occur because of a faulty flow meter. Flow meter measures the volume of water as machine fills. Flow meter is large plastic chamber located on left hand side of machine (accessed by removing left hand side panel). It has a sensor on the bottom with 2 blue wires. Unfortunately again, very hard to test this component without specialist equipment.
Hope this is some help- not sure how technically minded you are, but checking inlet hose for kink/obstruction is a good place to start, then advise calling service technician unless you are a confident DIYer

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Wont stop filling


If when you press pause while filling and it keeps filling then you have a faulty valve. If the filling stops then valve is ok.
If you filling keeps going until overfilling the machine which is what i understand is your problem, then most likely that you have a small pinhole in your pressure tube.

Apr 18, 2009 | Fisher and Paykel Fisher Paykel Intuitive...

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The cold water seems blocked and wont fill up the machine. What do I need to do?


if no cold water then check the water inlet valve for possible obstruction at screen in the valve or the fill hose it may have a screen in it
if not the problem the verify that you have voltage to the water valve if you do replace the water inlet valve

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