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I have whirlpool washer model number is SM8525147-A. when its put on it will fill to which water level is required but it does nothing after that. A few weeks ago it had stopped completely but when i raised the cover and closed it a bit hard it started back to work until now. do you have any solutions for me. Thanking you in advance

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can you empty the machine completly of water, and start again.you could try unpluging it for 2 mins it might reset it self best of luck!!!,close,eire

Posted on Dec 15, 2007

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SOURCE: Filling With Water

If the water continues when electricity is discontinued the soleoid valve is jammed open, a fleck of rust or something, not designed to be repaired, it is easier and cheaper to replace. they are a standard part that fits 99% of all washers ~$10-20 at the local parts guy.

Usually only the cold solenoid has failed. it gets used more often.
If you are like me and only use cold water, swap the hoses on the taps, and swap the wire connectors on the solenoid valves, so the former hot is now cold, and you will get about the same number of years before you have to replace anything

Posted on Jul 29, 2008

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SOURCE: Water Overflow

hi there,

i would recommend checking the water level switch or lid switch and also the cable leading to it. that is what sends a signal to the machine control to stop filling with water.

Posted on Oct 11, 2008

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SOURCE: I can't find the model number on washer Whirlpool Ultimate Care

Model # and info is under the lid. Open lid and look directly under it - area facing you. You should see a small silver tag with all the factory info on it. My washer is also 9 years old.

Posted on Dec 16, 2008

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SOURCE: F20 CODE Whirlpool Duet Sport Washer wfw8300sw00

Hi!

“F20” on display
(Water Inlet Problem—no water or insufficient
water supply) Select PAUSE/CANCEL twice to cancel the cycle
Unplug washer or disconnect power. Check the following: Are water faucets completely turned on?
Are screens at inlet hose connection to washer
clogged? Are water inlet hoses kinked? Are water inlet hoses frozen?
Do rate the solution.

Thanks
Rylee

Posted on Feb 08, 2009

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Hello,

SInce the washer works ok on the small load size yet overflows on all others the problem is going to be with the water level switch and it should be replaced to remedy that problem.

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My washer overflows. it wont stop putting water


This assumes that you have a basic Kenmore / Whirlpool top load, direct drive, neutral drain (it doesn't spin until the pump removes most of the water) machine.

First, see the Sears parts site for your washer:
http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/index.action

Enter your model number (110.########) and you'll see a list of major sub-components with diagrams and parts.

(The 110 means that it was manufactured by Whirlpool, you also need to enter the 8 digit model number)

Also see the Whirlpool / Kenmore Service Manual for these washers.

https://secured.whirlpool.com/Service/SrvTechAdm.nsf/2cd44500d572193285256a45004fd9d6/f7e2147fa98b28cf85257122007475cb/$FILE/L-55.pdf

It has testing procedures as well as a good description of how the washer works.

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See the following for how to release the console and cabinet on these machines in order to get to the switch for testing.

http://www.american-appliance.com/catalog/newsdesk_info.php?newsPath=16&newsdesk_id=131

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When the washer is turned on, the water inlet switch is closed allowing water to flow thru the inlet valve. When it senses that the machine is to the level selected by the water level dial, the switch opens shutting the inlet valves.

If the switch or valve is defective, water will continue to enter the machine.

The Whirlpool Service Manual has testing procedures (basis continuity tests with a multimeter) for both the switch and valve.

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Machine manuals are available at www.whirlpool.com. It's great Whirlpool has the docs available online, but there was no indication of tank volume for this model found in the manuals: Parts, User, Instructions.

I decided to figure it out by filling the washing machine tank manually counting the number gallons of water dumped in. I managed to dump in 23 gallons before risking overflow. I don't recommend this approach since the specified water level limit for the tank assembly may be lower than the perceived water level limit. This volume test was performed on a machine that's being disposed.


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I'm sure the tank is not 4.0 cubic feet since that would have required another 7 gallons of water, beyond the 23 already poured in, making a mess on the floor, and potentially wetting machine wiring and other hardware that should remain dry. Even if we account for the space occupied by the agitator, it's unlikely an additional 7 gallons of water could be added without significant overflow.

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Water will not stop when level is reached but starts next cycle


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If the water doesn't stop when you cut the washer off then the water inlet valve is probably stuck open. The water supply hoses on the back connect to the valves.

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Simple fix. But you might need a tech. Sounds like your water level switch needs fixed or replaced. Most work on air pressure. (Huh? your saying? :) A tube (you can't see) runs down the verticle length of the tub. As the tub fills with water the air in the tube increases the air pressure within it. There is an air pressure switch on top of the tube and the "Washer Load Size" switch adjusts so that when the air pressure is correct (water level in the tub) meets the requirements of what you set it to, then it turns off the water inlet valve and starts the washing cycle.
If this "water level tube" gets disconected, it will not work. Also if it gets cracked (it is plastic) or gets plugged somehow, or if the switch fails, you wil have water, water everywhere.

Here is the manual online -
http://shared.whirlpoolcorp.com/product_literature/search_results.jsp?searchTerm=LST8244BQ0&siteCd=WHRCOM

Whirlpool's Toll Free number is number is: 866-698-2538
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Model # and info is under the lid. Open lid and look directly under it - area facing you. You should see a small silver tag with all the factory info on it. My washer is also 9 years old.

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