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Frigidaire 118 (?) Washer / $150 (San Bernadino, CA)
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Post# 983652   2/20/2018 at 22:36 (214 days old) by Stricklybojack (San Diego, CA)        

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Post# 983821 , Reply# 1   2/22/2018 at 09:27 (212 days old) by floyde (Los Angeles, CA)        
I bought this yesterday

It's being delivered today. It was in good shape except for lots of calcium buildup in the tub. Any suggestions on cleaning the tub in a safe way?

Post# 983862 , Reply# 2   2/22/2018 at 15:18 (212 days old) by stricklybojack (San Diego, CA)        

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Glad someone got it.
I like using a drill with a brass wire brush attachment for tough jobs like you are describing.

Post# 983867 , Reply# 3   2/22/2018 at 16:23 (212 days old) by floyde (Los Angeles, CA)        
Well we have problems

It seemed to work fine and did a couple of hot loads with cascade and vinegar, which got a lot of calcium out.

But then it seems the cold water fill wasn't kicking in and then it wouldn't stop filling with hot water.

I only could turn off the hot water from the wall to make it stop.


Post# 983869 , Reply# 4   2/22/2018 at 16:31 (212 days old) by floyde (Los Angeles, CA)        
One more thing

Because there was so much calcium deposits and the washer arrived working fine. Could some of that calcium got into the inlet that controls this causing this issue?

Post# 983906 , Reply# 5   2/22/2018 at 20:35 (212 days old) by moparwash (Pittsburgh,PA -Next Wash-In...June 2019!)        

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With all the calcium buildup, the fill valve is probably full of it. Either clean it out, or replace it

Post# 983908 , Reply# 6   2/22/2018 at 20:42 (212 days old) by floyde (Los Angeles, CA)        
thank you moparwash

Are the fill valves universal? I am so not mechanically inclined!

Post# 983909 , Reply# 7   2/22/2018 at 20:43 (212 days old) by moparwash (Pittsburgh,PA -Next Wash-In...June 2019!)        

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1-18 experts, please chime in!

Post# 983971 , Reply# 8   2/23/2018 at 10:25 (211 days old) by golittlesport (California)        
Post request for assistance in Imperial Forum

Nice looking washer you got there, Floyde. I suggest taking your inquiry to the Imperial forum on this site to be sure the experts see it. They may miss it being posted here in Shoppers Square. Good luck!

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