Washing machine would not fill with cold water

ApplianceMaytag Washer

ModelPS60530

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers

Chris From Los Angeles, CA

Jul 27, 2007

9 out of 12 people found this instruction helpful

First I turned off both the hot and cold water supply to the washing machine. I then turned on the washing machine causing it to attempt to fill the tub and thereby releasing any pressure remaining in the watter lines. I then canceled the wash cycle and unplugged the power line to both the washer and dryer. I removed the water lines from the back of the washer, unscrewed the bolt securing the solinoid mounting plated with a pair of slip joint pliers. I slid the plate out of the back of the washer and removed the outlet line from the solenoid valve by unscrewing the clamp with a screwdriver. I removed the old solenoid valve from the mounting plate by unscrewing the mounting screws with a screwdriver. I reassembled the washing machine in the reverse process.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

USE WPL 206413 (Now subbed to Direct Current Water Inlet Valve - 24V)

Part Number: PS2017303

$104.57
In Stock