We have a Malbers P21 on a boat and it doesn't seem to be filling with water up to a normal level. The water level only reaches about an inch on the window. This can't possibly be enough water to wash a regular load. Can you suggest any trouble shooting ideas for us to try or should we call a dealer respresentative to look at. We are a Marine repair shop and these things really do not fall under our expertise. Thank you for your help.
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Re: water level not right
There is a water level switch on the machine. It's usually a diaphragm device with a small, clear tube attached between the switch and the bottom of the washer's outer tub. I am not familiar with this specific machine, but if you will open the rear panel you should find it easily. You can either clear any obstruction in the tube or replace the water-level switch (easy to do it).
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WATER INLET ERROR Water has not reached to the pre-set level within 8 min. since inlet valve operated, or water has not reached to the normal level within 25 min. stop cock turned off, faulty inlet valve.
Possible that the water level sensor is faulty as it tends to indicate before the level has reached thereby starting the rinse cycle. Usually this can be due to faulty level settings or fault in the pressure switch as it can be acting too fast. It will be best to clean the inlet valve and check the flow , test the water level sensor and see if this works by blowing into the diaphragm.
The fill switch is bad. That's the only "safety" on the washer that will shut the water off after reaching desired depth. To test it, run your machine on the various water levels. For example, start out on the low setting. If the water doesn't shut off after the tub is half full, then it's the fill switch inside the unit next to the tub.