No hot water going in to washer and water leak at drain pump.

ApplianceKenmore Washer


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers

Kevn From Chicago, IL

Nov 06, 2009

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Unplugged appliance and turned off water supply.
1. Gained access to and removed 2 screws that secure control panel.
2. Lifted control panel out of the way.
3. Removed housing retaining clips and removed housing.
4. Removed both inlet water pipes at rear of washer. Unplugged electrical connections from valve. Unscrewed screw from valve body and lifted valve up and out.
5. Fitted new valve in reverse order.
To replace drain pump first ensured all water was drained from washer ;
1. Lifted retaining clips from old pump and twisted clips by 90* to remove. Slid pump unit forward and clear from drive motor.
2. Retracted hose clips using an adjustable pliers and removed both pipes catching any remaining water in a bucket.
3. Fit new pump in reverse order making sure that the motor shaft aligned up correctly with the pump coupler.
4. Replaced appliance housing, control panel, water pipes, plugged back into mains and turned on the water supply. Ran a test to make sure both hot and cold water solenoid valves were working and checked for water leak at the drain pump.

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