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No water coming into the start cycle of kenmore 16309. I've checked continuity at the solenoid (.96) and voltage coming in (56?) and filter screen looks clear. What next?

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Hello John,
The voltage coming to the valve is only 56???
it should be 110-120 and not 56,with only 56 i would be checking for a broken/bad float switch and or pinched/broken wire to the valve
if all above checks good look at the control and see why only 50% of the necessary power is at the valve.


Posted on Nov 15, 2011

  • Anonymous Nov 15, 2011

    Thanks, I'll see if I can chase it down.



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