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Post# 992963   5/3/2018 at 14:32 by Kafooty06 (washington )        

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I need some advice I got a belt drive Kenmore washer that won't fill I have the water on checked twice and when I have it on fill it won't even make a humming sound . I checked the outlet and circuit breaker and they appear fine.




Post# 992964 , Reply# 1   5/3/2018 at 14:39 by Losangeles (Muscle Shoals, AL 35661)        
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Have you checked to see if the inlet valve wires are connected to the valve.?

Post# 992966 , Reply# 2   5/3/2018 at 14:50 by turquoisedude (Ogden & St-Liboire (where??), QC, Canada)        

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It may be a broken or loose connection to the fill solenoids or the solenoid itself is shot.  Does anything happen if you switch from hot to warm? How about at the rinse part of the cycle? Can you try selecting a cold versus a warm rinse?


Post# 992969 , Reply# 3   5/3/2018 at 14:59 by wayupnorth (On a lake between Bangor and Bar Harbor)        

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But if you put it to spin, is everything getting power?

Post# 992975 , Reply# 4   5/3/2018 at 15:23 by Kafooty06 (washington )        
Did some checking

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I did try all temps and still no water. I tried all cycles and no power I thought it was the timer but that's not the problem.Im going to try checking underneath to see if there is and misconections thanks guys!

Post# 992992 , Reply# 5   5/3/2018 at 17:23 by thomasortega (Los Angeles - CA)        

If you hear a humming on the valve, the valve itself may be bad or clogged.

Post# 993008 , Reply# 6   5/3/2018 at 19:22 by Kafooty06 (washington )        
All figured out

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Turns out one wire connected to the power cord came off . I opened the top and looked closely and sure enough it was not connected. I'm thankful it wasn't a bad part wew.

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