Question about Whirlpool Washing Machines
Noooo there all gonna laugh at you lol no just kidding the water level switch aka pressure switch does control how much water the machine fills up with Water level switch, located inside the console, is used in controlling the amount of water entering the washer. There are different water levels, depending on the model you have. Selections might include "extra small", "small", "medium", "large" and "extra large", plus a "reset" option. Some models have a fixed water level switch. This allows for just one water level in the washer. you need an Ohmmeter to test the water level switch. There are three color-coded wires going to this switch: violet (V), pink (P), and tan (T). The violet wire carries the current (electricity) from the timer to the water level switch. Contacts inside the switch send current back through either the pink wire, meaning an empty tub, or tan wire, meaning a full tub of water. this should give you a bit more information about the water level switch also the tube that comes down from the water level switch is also controled as to how much water by that tube that comes off the switch and plugs into the drum as well hint hint If you have any further questions message me back we arent able to tell how to change the engineering specs to a unit although we all love a good mad scientist message me back if you have any further questions Thanks Rick
Posted on Apr 03, 2011
EXPERTS (manufacturers) make the washing machine to confirm to Government standards.And DOES not mean that by lessening the water level is in ANY way better.pure ignorance to think "more" water would make your wash come out less clean. Sir, There is a water level knob located in the control panel.use screwdriver to click once to improve water level.And all you people that have the front in loaders with all the watered down detergent, may I let you in on a little secret.I have had my front end loader over 10 years,longer than alot of you.I tested the washer one afternoon while on lower water level,spun the load, put it into a regular washer in garage and the water turned light brown due to dirt etc. left in the clothes.By all means,up your water level and don't be dis-informed by those posting that clearly haven't done their homework.
Posted on Oct 19, 2012
Dave if you monkey with the water level, the motor will draw more amps. The central control unit monitors motor amp draw and if it reads over-amping then it suspects suds are in the wash-load. So that causes the system to do a series of mini-washes to eliminate any extra detergent in the wash.
After 6 attempts the washer declares an error and comes to a screeching halt. So you would be doing yourself a dis-service by attempting to change the water level. My opinion.
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Posted on Apr 04, 2011
Thanks for choosing FixYa and welcome. Dave, do you have your manual?
Posted on Apr 06, 2011
Front load washers are designed to use a low water level. If you select a delicate cycle, you will get a slightly higher water level, which results in a gentler wash action. Therefore, even if you succed in raising the water level, you will decrease washing performance. The engeniers and product testers have done their work and know what works best. Don't second guess the experts. Leave the water level alone!
Posted on Apr 03, 2011
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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