The water faucets: If the problem is a not filling Whirlpool washer. The first thing that you will need to check are the 2 water faucets that supply water to the washer. You want to make sure that hot and cold water is reaching the water valve.
Disconnect the washer from the wall outlet. Turn the water faucets off and disconnect the two fill hoses from behind the washer.
Put the hoses inside the washer tub and turn the water faucets on making sure the water flows ok from the fill hoses.
Water valve filters: Next check the water valve filters inside of the water valve to make sure that they are clean of sediment and they allow water to flow into the washer. Click on the link below to see how check, remove, clean and replace the filters.
If they are dirty and you can clean them, do it but if they are too bad, replace them with new ones to correct a not filling Whirlpool washer problem.
The water mixing valve: The water valve is use to supply hot, cold or warm water to the washer. This valve use to solenoids to open and close the ports of the hot and cold water to allow water to flow into the washer tub.
If one of the solenoids burns out, the port will not open and water will not flow to the washer tub.
To learn how to check and replace the water valve, click on the link to see how it is done.
The water temperature switch: The water temperature selector switch is use to select the temperature of the water that you want to use to wash the clothes.
When you select hot water, the hot water solenoid is turn on allowing hot water to flow into the washer.
When you select cold water, the cold water solenoid is turn on allowing cold water to flow into the washer.
And when you select warm water, the hot and cold water solenoids are open to mix the water and the washer fills with warm water. To see how this repair is done click on the video below.
The water level switch: This switch is used to select the amount of water needed to wash the clothes. It is a single pole double throw switch meaning that it does two things.
When the washer is empty it will allow water to flow into the washer and when the water level selected is reached, it switch to stop the water from entering the washer and turns the motor on to start agitating.
There are tow ways that this witch goes bad. It allow more water that the selected level resulting in overflowing and leaking water into the floor.
Or not allowing water into the tub and starts agitating without water in the tub. Click on the link below to see how to do this repair.
You will need to make sure to watch the videos a few times until you know how to fix a not filling Whirlpool washer. Never assume that a part is bad without checking it and make sure it is bad before replacing it.
Another thing that you need to do is to learn how to check, remove and install the parts before starting to buy replacement parts.
Make sure that the company that you buy parts from give you a good return guarantee in case that you may need to return any parts.
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Also take the purchase slip and the old part and put them in the box of the new part so in case you need to return any parts you will know where the box and the slip are.
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