Thread Number: 91695  /  Tag: Modern Automatic Washers
How good are you at judging how much water your wash load needs?
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Post# 1162102   10/20/2022 at 16:19 (540 days old) by DaveAMKrayoGuy (Oak Park, MI)        

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Iíve been pretty lucky or maybe skilled at eye-balling a load-size and my water level always seems to be on pointÖ

Seldom do I need to add more water or search around til I can find something else to wash or add more clothesÖ


ó Dave


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Post# 1162117 , Reply# 1   10/20/2022 at 17:52 (540 days old) by Adam-aussie-vac (Canberra ACT)        
I think Iím pretty decent,

Once I get to know the machine and see where the water levels come up then Iím pretty good, obviously I canít really fill blind

Post# 1162133 , Reply# 2   10/20/2022 at 21:24 (539 days old) by ryner1988 (Indianapolis)        
Judging water level/load size

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I bought these tall narrow clothes hampers from Target. One loosely full hamper is a large but not crammed in load. I pretty much only wash full loads using the super setting on my direct drive Whirlpool. If I have to wash a small load like for example a couple skirts for my wife that can't go in the main wash, I'll switch the water level accordingly.

Post# 1162134 , Reply# 3   10/20/2022 at 21:35 (539 days old) by DADoES (TX,†U.S. of A.)        

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My four daily-driver washers have automatic water level sensing.


Post# 1162377 , Reply# 4   10/24/2022 at 10:18 (536 days old) by GELaundry4ever (Nacogdoches, TX, USA)        
judging water level

I listen to the agitator going back and forth and if I hear it struggling, that's not enough. I then put my hand in the machine to check that the clothes that have been placed into the machine are covered in water.


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