Question about KitchenAid KAWS850L Top Load Washer
I had a broken motor coupling in my kitchenaid top loader, so I replaced the coupling. I put the motor back in place, hooked up all cables, but it now will not fill with any water when I turn the timer to the start of a cycle. It will put water in the rinse cycle, but not in the beginning. It just immediatly begins to run the agitator. I replaced the water level switch, and checked the hose, but I am not sure where to go from here.
The timer and pressure valve or commonly know as the water level control shud be the problem....check them..
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Posted on Jul 10, 2008
Check around the motor, it sound as if you may have pulled a wire loose somewhere.
Posted on Jul 08, 2008
i believe you have a lid switch issue..if you unplug machine and find the wires to the lid switch. you can connect the wire together..this will make it continue if its the proble. if it is make sure you secure them real good...
Posted on May 20, 2010
It appears your controller board has failed in this instance.
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PartSelect has a great schematic database for locating the part on your unit and great "testimonials" for each part that often times includes HOW-TO information.
RepairClinic has pictures of each part they sell and also a great how-to and troubleshooting for basic repairs.
If your unit has never been serviced - there should still be an original service manual enclosed in plastic taped to the inside of the shell.
In the service manual are Error codes, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting steps you can follow.
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Posted on Sep 12, 2010
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