DanO - hi, I haven't been on here in quite some time...I'm hoping you can confirm my suspicion here.
I'm working on a Kenmore washer, Model 110.92582100, serial CD3346389, so it appears to be a Whirlpool unit made for Sears. The cold water fill rate is extremely slow - two small trickles versus a good stream like the hot side. I pulled the hose and checked it for blockage - no problem with the hose. I pulled the water inlet screen (small filter) from the water inlet valve, reattached the hose, and the fill rate appeared to be much improved. (I didn't run a test wash cycle, though. Shame on me!)
I tried washing clothes yesterday and the fill rate is back to the small trickles. I'm guessing the water mixing valve/temperature control unit (sorry - don't have the proper name) may be bad. It's the only other thing (other than the water inlet valve) that controls the amounts of hot and cold water filling the washer tub during operation. I don't suspect the water inlet valve since water does get through it.
Any ideas/recommendations you can offer are always welcomed and appreciated. I'd have searched this board for similar posts but it appears the old "post search" capability is missing?! I've been away a long time! (Between prepping for my military retirement, actually retiring, looking for new employment, and finally locating it and having to become a long-distance commuter/weekend homeowner again...well, it's been busy.) Regards! Jim D/West Point, VA (living weekdays in Vienna, VA)
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