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Kenmore Series 80 won't stop filling.

From other solutions it seems like the fill switch. Is there any specific instructions on how to access that? ie how to I remove the top cover? Also if I need to replace is there a part number?

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  • Anonymous Sep 20, 2008

    Kenmore 80 series won't stop filling and over flows till you turn it off.

  • dega girl Oct 14, 2008

    My Kenmore Series 80 washer started by not letting me reset my water level and would only allow us to wash on small loads. On one load our machine filled, started to wash and water came out from under the washer. I turned machine off. We took apart to find where it leaked from and could not find where it had come from. Drained washer and turned back on and it will not even fill up at all now.

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Kenmore washers
Fill switch
pull off fill knob
remove plastic trims from front face ends of control panel exposing screws
remove phillips head screws from bottom
slide control panel forward & up ~1inch then flip over backwards on top hinges
to remove fill switch
depress lock tab right side where switch body touches back of control plate
rotate counter clockwishe 45-90 deg
withdraw fill switch
remove plastic tube from switch body
Blow any water out, should be empty when washer is empty messes up pressure sensing
refit plastic tube
adjustment screw is 1/8" hex head bolt next to knob shaft
clockwise raise water level
counter clockwise lower water level
can be operated in this open position to check operation, may have to move switch between fill positions to restart fill operation

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Do you have the owner's manuals? The "Repair Parts List" shows the part numbers. On my series 80 it's 3366847. As far as being able to access it - good luck - if you take off the back you'll never get it back on right. There must be a way to get to it from the front panel.

Posted on Mar 30, 2008

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