water accumulation in between washings

ApplianceWhirlpool Washer


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Pliers

Roy From Leslie, AR

Mar 18, 2013

first unplug power cord and disconnect hot and cold water hoses then remove 3 torx screws in back that hold lid on, slide lid back an inch and lift off, one at a time transfer the four spade wire connectors to new part, remove one more torx screw to free valve assembly from back , it slides to one side away from the screw, use pliers to release and move hose clamp back on hose, wiggle hose off old valve and with a little saliva to lube it, slide and wiggle hose on new valve, with pliers release and move hose clamp back in position, slide valve back in position and secure with torx screw, place lid on top and slide forward into position and secure with the three torx screws. reconnect hoses and plug back in.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Water Inlet Valve

Part Number: PS391478

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