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Lg combo fills up with water. stopped mid cycle last time filled with water. Is it a water valve or control board issue?

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  • Roger Shrute May 19, 2019

    Fe error code. Ran diagnostic test. That went fine. Water isn't leaking into machine when not running.

  • robert May 19, 2019

    Most likely one of 3 things: fill valve, water pressure switch/pressure switch hose or drain pump. If you put machine to spin cycle and it drained the water out normally, then the drain pump seems to be working fine. So start with water pressure switch and hose. Check videos out from: repairclinic.com or AppliancePartsPros.com or YouTube.com. Good luck.

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No error codes?

Posted on May 19, 2019

  • Roger Shrute May 19, 2019

    Fe error code. Ran diagnostic test. That went fine. Water isn't leaking into machine when not running.

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The first thing I would do is remove the hoses from the inlet valve and make sure the screens are not clogged in the valve. On some models the valve will compensate on fill opening both hot and cold. It will not do this on cold rinse. Before ordering any controls check this out first. If it's still the same I tend to believe it's a valve problem. The buzzing you are hearing is the valve. Catriver, post back.

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SOURCE: Ariston combo ( washer + dryer)

Hi there the controller board is faulty replace main controller board.

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I would check the hose/water filters. make sure that you have proper flow from the hoses

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SOURCE: Miele G 7856 Commercial Dishwasher

Hi. The above machine stops mid cycle and drain/fill light is on, also error code F3E, have cleaned both hot and cold water inlet filters, also checked drain pump and drain line, all ok. Machine drains with no issues and fills with hot water, runs for a while then shuts down.
Any ideas?

Posted on May 29, 2010

Macmarkus

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SOURCE: Washer stopped working mid cycle. Filled up with

Hello, Welcome to FixYa. The scenario you describe is usually associated with a faulty or broke lid switch...but I don't know if you checked that yet or if you know how.
The lid switch failure is definitely a common top load washer problem. Here`s how you can repair it pretty easily...

( this is based on the most common Whirlpool, Estate, Kitchen-Aid, Roper, Kenmore, Inglis top-load washer, not necessarily applicable to ALL...but it should cover yours)

Here`s a helpful link for changing it out,

http://videos.wittysparks.com/id/3098139337

The lid switch will look like this...

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Let me know how you make out. If this is something you think is not within' your scope of expertise please call a pro. I think you'll be fine with the tutorial video'

I will try to help in any manner I can of course as well. Good luck.


Thank you for choosing FixYa. Please take a moment to rate the info I provided and a short testimony is appreciated.

Regards,

Macmarkus :)

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