Water inlet valve had a crack and was leaking water.

ApplianceKenmore Washer


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Eric From Brook Park, OH

Feb 05, 2008

1 out of 2 people found this instruction helpful

I first shut off the cold and hot water hoses so that no water would run while replacing the part. After that I made sure to unplug the washer .Then I removed the plate that was holding the water inlet valve with a 1/2 " nut driver ,I think there were four bolts .Then I removed two more bolts from the center of the plate that were holding the water inlet valve.I then disconnected one 1/4 " screw or I should say loosened one which held the main water hose going into the washer which then released the part ,except from four wires. I then took one wire off at a time and attached to the new part one at a time.Finally, I was finished and reconnected everything .It worked perfected !I'am very happy and pleased . This washer is over 25 years old and still runs .

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Water Inlet Valve (Now subbed to Water Inlet Valve)

Part Number: PS1583805

In Stock