COMMUNITY FORUM

judymorgan

06:36PM | 07/10/07
Member Since: 07/09/07
1 lifetime posts
Bvelectrical
I have a Kenmore 80 Series clothes washer probably 18 years old. The cold water setting does not work properly. Only a trickle of cold water is present. Takes forever to fill. The hot water is fine. The warm setting comes out hot only. It worked fine on my first load today but not the second load. Please help.

Handyman

11:18AM | 07/11/07
Member Since: 11/18/98
187 lifetime posts
Has the washer been moved?

Possibly by someone trying to retrieve a sock behind it. Check to insure the hose is not kinked.

Next try turning off and on the cold water valve.

How accessible is the back of the washer and the hoses?

As you have exceeded most manufacturers recommendations of how long the hoses will last unless you have the stainless steel ones.

DanO

05:04PM | 07/11/07
Member Since: 11/11/02
2271 lifetime posts
** Kenmore 80 Series clothes washer **

I'm afraid that is not enough information to identify the appliance in question. What is needed is its exact model number ("80 Series" isn't it).

You can find tips for locating the model number identification tag on your appliances in the 'Repair Parts' section of my web site linked below.

** The cold water setting does not work properly. Only a trickle of cold water is present. **

Has anyone checked for blocked sediment screens in the fill hose ends and at the water valve itself?

Dan O.

www.Appliance411.com/parts/?ref411=+

The Appliance Information Site

=D~~~~~~
Click_to_reply_button
Inspiration_banner

INSPIRATION GALLERY



Post a reply as Anonymous

Photo must be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and less than 5MB.

Reply_choose_button

Anonymous

Post_new_button or Login_button
Register

Who says festive lights are just for Christmas? This Halloween-scape illuminates the possibilities with well-placed lights... Filling an underutilized area beneath the stairs is a smart way to save space. Doing so with a stash of wood, however, is ... The Audubon Society inspired wallpaper in this Adirondack-styled entryway will get you in the outdoor mood. Grab your coat... Chalkboard paint opens up endless possibilities for customizing your dresser time and time again. Use chalk to label the c... A fireplace in the bathroom creates the ultimate setting for relaxation. Homeowners often choose electric or gas over wood... Yes, a freestanding garage can become its own tiny house. Artist Michelle de la Vega has all the comforts of a modern resi... There’s nothing like a new set of cabinet hardware to refresh a room. The possibilities are endless: Go modern, rustic, or... A kitchen in a greenhouse—who wouldn't enjoy spending time in this light-filled space? Details that enhance the conservato... Chalkboard paint features prominently in this elegant yet unpretentious headboard design. Add a new message daily to reflec... Twine lanterns add pops of crafty—but sophisticated—flair to any outdoor setting. Wrap glue-soaked twine around a balloon ... The indecisive homeowner need not fret over choosing one (or even two) cabinet colors. The kitchen cabinets in this artist... Incorporate nature into your lighting scheme by securing a dead tree in a concrete mold and draping your pendant lamp from... Simple and striking, a couple of pieces of "lovingly used" furniture creates a special kind of charm. A weathered chair fo... The Infinite Artisan Fire Bowl from Eldorado Outdoor is made from glass-fiber reinforced concrete, and offered in Oak Barr... The vibrant green of Granny Smith apples make a beautifully natural alternative to the traditional evergreen wreath. Brigh...
Follow_banner_a
Newsletter_icon Google_plus Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon
 
webapp2