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Post# 959949   9/30/2017 at 18:16 by Rberryiii3 (Palm Springs, California)        

Hi guys and hippy dolls

I'm having problem with my Maytag stacked washer and dryer (LSG7806AAE)
The machine lives at my cabin in big bear lake California ( elevation is 6450). The machine is outside in the carport. Since it gets quite cold in the winter as low as 5 I only use the machine May through October then it is winterized

Here's the problem the machine won't fill set the timer Pullto start nothing. If I fill the machine manually to low medium or high it will start washing. I had thought I needed new fill valve which I installed , the new Fill valve won't fill

I had an appliance repair guy out , he took one look at the machine laughed ( said these are really hard to work on ) took my $75 check and left.

So any suggestions are welcome
Thanks in advance
Rob





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Post# 959964 , Reply# 1   9/30/2017 at 19:58 by coldspot66 (Plymouth, Mass)        

Lid switch assembly and inlet Valve fuse. There is a lid switch and a check switch In a box on the right rear of the washer cabinet. If either switch fails or sticks, it trips the fuse to disable the fill portion of the cycle.

Post# 960045 , Reply# 2   10/1/2017 at 14:30 by Rberryiii3 (Palm Springs, California)        
What's my problem

John

Thanks for the tip I'm going to the cabin this week and will see if this is the problem , thanks again for your help.

Rob





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