Thanks to all for your descriptions of the same problem. or defective for 80 bucks. We had a whirlpool stove that the oven wouldn't light. When your washer won’t stop filling with water then troubleshoot the common reasons and find out how to fix this problem with our assistance. The service people came and like some have mentioned on this site, it was the small black box on the left side which is the water pressure sensing switch. I too have saved on repair cost. Just my 2 cents and a few hours wasted. it also turns the drum when first filling for wash too and starts to spins while water is being drained for few seconds then stops til it completely emptied is this the water level switch needing replaced ? Agitator starts immediately when water starts to fill. I know that the problem is the tube but I can not find out how to disassemble the case top and back. I think I might replace the switch just to be on the safe side. During the spin cycle, it will start filling with water. Try it before spending the money on a sensor! Thanks, Bill. My 7 year old Whirlpool auto load sensing washing machine [W57ESVW] also started to agitate when filling. So, I took off the control panel, and saw moisture around the ground screw. We almost had a service person come out which would have cost $129 just for the diagnosis. $21.89 ... Agitate Cam Kit for Maytag MVWC6ESWW1 Washing Machine. It is very similar to what you are discussing here. I bought this washer in Apr 2010. I went ahead and replaced the pressure switch about a year ago and it's starting to have the same problem. It popped off with a snap. I am having some really weird issues with my washer. Whirlpool Washer agitates while filling. I did the vinegar tip. So far so good! Then couldn't find a hose to put on and blow through. It could cause the type of problems you are having. A few years after we got it, this exact problem occurred. The problem was intermittent. Starts to agitate, but doesn't add water, then the next cycle it adds water and washes normal till the end, it spins, then leaves water in the button when it's done. Problem: Agitate with dry washer during initial fill ... spin dry is wet .. can squeeze water from completed spin. The fix from Steve in TN, worked!!! I took a look at your wiring diagrams and my best guess is there is a timer contact stuck but this will be hard to confirm. I bought a Whirpool washer ( model WTW57ESVW1) from Lowes in 2009. My washer is working correctly. This page took me to the right part at least! After they have been in service for a while you sometimes have to drain the water line so it can refill the air chamber with air. I bought another timer for it also, but it was a used one.I had the inlet valves tested and they were fine. Can someone please tell me what is wrong with my washer please? Just wanted people to know this same part when defective can cause your machine to overfill too. Any suggestions? Opened top cut hose blew through hose let 3 inches fill in bottom sucked some water in the hose blew back out and then sucked and blew through the hose to flush it out. Agitated before and while filling with water, at the end of the spin cycle, it would happily spray water. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!!!!! Thank you Steve in TN. I fixed it by running a normal wash cycle (yes, the agitator starts right away), then as it was filling I opened the lid a few times. Ordered a new timer, thinking it was the problem.. Had it in my hand but decided to search the internet before switching the timer out. had the same problem with kenmore washer 110-29822800 unpluged machine pluged it back in and it has been working fine since. We recently spent money on the parts to replace the whole agitator, still having the same problem as before. Then I blew out the hose and disassembled the switch. I put a load in, the water started, and the agitator started. This will wring dry the clothes like normal without the washer re-wetting them.Just remember to turn them back on before starting another load! Mine does not have any screws here and none on back but has a lot of clips. Put some laundry in and started the cycle and the washer immediately started to agitate....but it is also filling as it should be....just with the agitator running. Blow the tube out. Sears replaced a timer that was worn out (after three years?) This happened to our washer a few months ago and I fixed it without opening the thing up. I followed the video to pry off the cover, disconnected the tube...blew into it...put it back, closed the cover, plugged it in and works...simple as that! Thanks for all the helpful comments. The washer start agitating before filling with any water.. My level sensor tube seemed clear, I could easily blow air through it from the top, creating bubbles in the water remaining in the bottom of the tub. . Includes repair parts, symptom troubleshooting, repair videos and more for my appliance. Of course right after warranty. it has a plastic tube atached to it. Videos are on youtube for washer disassembly and tips for troubleshooting. Unclip the thin clip on the right side. Joe's solution saved us an $88 repair man bill - we paid $54 for it and found the part on Note Joe's comment on the mounting tab for the switch. Washer runs like a champ again, no money needed. If they read this, shame on you, Whirlpool. So the repairman comes Tuesday. First we thought it was the cycle, then too viscous fabric softener. That you won't buy any other product from them again. Works for awhile days maybe weeks but fails again. This is the way information on the internet should work and you may have just saved me a lot of money and aggravation. agitat and filling wait for agitat to stop press stop turn all the way back to normal then start should be just filling to level then it should agitat allset. That is why some people on here just blow into it and it may or may not fix it, and some people buy a 60 dollar part and it still may or may not work, just make sure the hose is connected and sealed and problem will resolve it's self. Washer started like it was supposed to and hasn't had a problem. v/r, Bubbs. At the end, the close were still soaked, but I had hope. I also very gently bent one of the wipers that appear to not be making full contact, They are very delicate, thought that the grease might prevent good contact. This situation (washer agitating while it fills) has happened to me twice, and both times it was remedied by allowing the washer to fill to capacity and go through its full cycle. Put everything back together and it should be fine. Had the same problem and I blew through the sensor tube and that worked for about a year. First, I put a zip tie on the hose that connects to the sensor on the back of the soft water selector (see the other posts on the You Tube video about how to do it and where it is located). But he did not have to replace it. I ordered a new part for about $80 shipped and that did the trick!!! Agitation startes for any wash setting and didnt spin the cloths out. That fixed it instantly. My Whirlpool washer does the same thing. I have the same model #11029822800 as MikeC and exact same.problem. Remember to pull the tab before you twist to take the little black electrical unit off, I just twisted mine and the tab broke easily. Well I can't believe it. it normally doesnt agitate until full. I conclude that I will not buy any more Whirlpool appliances. The agitation problem exists on all wash cycles except for the handwash option, but the filling problem at the end of spin cycle existed only for the normal wash cycle and not on any of the other 3 wash cycles. Hooked hose up and started a reg cycle. I went the route of everyone blowing into the tube, sensor, adding clamp,clean & lube contax,tapping knob of temp sensor. Would be the tube plugged or the drain to the pump pluged. What a joke!! Go figure. Two small zip ties and I did not buy another part. auto load sensing works again) works fine now. Once free from the control panel, remove the switch's rubber sensor tube and two electrical connectors. Lori for Model Number MVWC6ESWW1. ANSWER Lori, this is going to be a normal operation as the unit uses the agitation while filling with water to sense how much water is needed during a wash cycle.. Please help. It began agitating at the start of a wash cycle, then spraying the clothes sopping wet at the end of the spin cycle. We are the salt of the Earth here trying to make a living. Be interesting to see what he says. Filled up washer with hot water added 1 cup of vinegar and 1 cup of CLR (Lime hard water dissolver). I have only had this machine 1 year, I guess I should have gone back with a regular top load washer, this auto sensing bit might not be worth it. I know it is not completely clogged because the washer will overflow but if it is partially clogged the tube can retain pressure essentially fooling the water level control into thinking the tub is full, metaphorically speaking. & now it works fine. That did not fix my problem. If the magnets on the rotor are damaged, or any part of the rotor is defective, the washer may not spin or agitate. same problem as others noted. Thanks for saving me some money! Fixed it easily by placing two screws along the same outer edge on one side of the unit. MVWC6ESWW1 Spins slowly. I called when the oven was still under warranty (10-years ago) and the repairman couldn't find a reason. The switches ALL have this problem it seems and is a DESIGN issue. Free. Find all the parts you need for your Maytag Washing Machine MVWC6ESWW1 at MVWC6ESWW1 purchased 2010. Did the whole silly thing over and its working fine again. :D. I would recommend if you are going to try multiple fixes to only do them one at at time to see which one works. In all cycles but hand wash ... hand wash fills normally. We had the exact same problem as everyone else. Here is what I did: washer agitated while starting to fill and there was no clog in line. MVWC6ESWW1. disassemble instructions for Whirlpool washers according to the troubleshooting guide says to remove 2 end cap screws below the panel. I had the same problem as everyone else, Maytag just over two years old. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our website. On this model, the sensor is in the left most switch (water temp). I have a Kenmore 800 (likely made by Whirlpool)with the water saving feature and had this issue. The washer works like new. The. If the quick fixes dont work and you must order the new part, you can get by until the part arrives by turning off the water faucets to the washer after each load is finished and re-run just the spin cycle. Popped switch apart and bent up the 2 stationary contacs of the internal switch of atc/ls and works like a charm. Took off sensor, took sensor apart careful not to break. Just part of the throw away culture we live in. I guess i will be taking stuff apart and trying to fix the tube and hope that the switch will reset itself. We took it in to have it fixed by a professional. I also put some of that water in the fabric softener cup. Fix lasted for about a month and then it happened again. It's fixed, works like new for now. I fixed mine by snugging a zip tie around hose(where it mounts onto fitting) to make the connection air tight. Yes, I was able to fix it by replacing the timer which is the "fabric softner/No fabric softner" knob. Sounds like that if there is an autofill on it and there is no selector for load size that something is telling it already has water and to agitate. Cleaned switch and it worked great. Lori for Model Number MVWC6ESWW1. So now I'm returning it to amazon and ordering another. Tip to opening the control panel, take a putty knife under the seams in the front & it will "pop" a clip to open it. It was a replacement for the one ruined by a 14" sewer backup. Top load washer Mayag MVWC6ESWW1 agitates while filling. Use a long thin screw driver to slip under the control module and push the spring clips. I tried all the tricks to resolve the issue to no avail. If it messes up again, at least I know how to change the water level sensor next! Answered by | Tuesday, November 5, 2019 After reading all the comments here, I decided to go with the cheapest and simplest solution first. But was the washer lid opened AFTER the cycle started? Thanks to everyone for their tips. It's working. need help bigtime i glued a pond liner over the top of my washer now so cat can not do it again. I simply removed the control panel and replaced the part as others have suggested on this forum. Just fix the problems everybody was describing. One word of caution, the WTW57ESVW1 and WTW57ESVW0 are different and take different parts. This unit has an auto load detection switch that is the fill switch/pressure switch. Did you ever find a solution? I just wanted to add that I had my own problem with the Whirlpool WTW57ESVW0 washer as it began agitating before/while filling, and throwing water in at the end of the spin cycle. Thanks! But becareful when taking the black part off the control panel as I snapped the plastic but I don't change my water temperature often so shouldn't be an issue. My water softener bit the dust a year ago and replacing it is still on my "to do" list. I put the hose clamp on the pressure switch tube and tried running the washer again, worked perfectly. This agitation mixes the water and soap, moving it through the clothes to remove dirt and soil; then the water and soap are drained and the clothes rinsed. Thank you for the the vinegar tip. Tried running it again and it was then I realized that the stupid water level tube really had nothing holding it on there so I stopped the washer and found a small hose clamp. But there is no big difference to these machines than your cars. Agitate before fill also wet clothes after final spin cycle. Thanks for the advice. (toronto on canada), as soon as the washer is commanded to start, it begins to fill as normal,but the agitator action starts immediately. I'm glad someone was helped by my vinegar suggestion. Remember the mercury column from science class. Thank you to everyone who posted their fixes for this problem. Well, same problem as everyone on this board regarding the temp sensor switch. My washer is not filling with water at all and immediately starts agitating. Thanks to all. HOORAY!!! I pulled the hose off which was really tight since I had cut off 1/2 inch. It doesn't always occur, however. I noticed white film in the dish washer also - also removed by placing a bowl of distilled white vinegar in the dish washer. The tube goes to a PRESSURE sensor, air can't leak out of it at the top or it serves no purpose. Thanks so much, didn't have time to deal with repairman!!! Same problem... last load had to be re-spun because it was too wet. I ordered the two parts and replaced both and found that it was indeed the switch sensor. The first one I bought I raised two kids on washing two loads a day everyday. The best way to find parts for Maytag MVWC6ESWW1 is by clicking one of the diagrams below. Then, I put the old timer back on and tried the replacement auto-sensing switch and that fixed the problem. I cleared the hose out, and no more agitating while filling! Search Input. I was lucky when mine overfilled since I happened to still be in the basement, but it took me a little while to realize the splashing sound wasn't the normal fill noise. There are a spring clips hidden on underneath both ends side of the control panel. Just wanted to re-confirm to everyone that the fixes listed here work. So tonight I started another load and lifted and closed the lid several times. Found this: Bad Auto load Detection switch. We also have installation guides, diagrams and manuals to help you along the way! I followed the you tube video on how to open the top panel. FATAL ERROR, I must have pierced a membrane. The washer then back to normal. I had a whirlpool that would start agitating immediately while it was filling. Have Maytag centennial mvwc6esww1 and it starts agitating at beginning of cycle. Basically, if the pressure switch detects a higher water level vs. time than the flow meter registers for an empty tub, the 'timer' (where the calculation is actually done) will trigger a 'heavy load'. Guess what? We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our website. I read where someone used vinegar to clear the potential clogs, so I intend to try this. Agitates while filling, pressure hose was clear. Unfortunately, we can't determine which of those caused it to work. So all of this may be normal. ... For model number MVWC6ESWW1. & reading about the fabric softener & temperature buttons I just finally hauled off & HIT my open hand on the FABIC SOFTENER button. Fixed for $2.39. I took off the screw and dried the area. Worked OK for 1 month. washer works perfect now. - Answered by a verified Appliance Technician. So when Uncle Sam is suppose to be protecting you, they are really protecting big corporations, from you. will let you know later!! Took top off. I did two empty loads with perhaps 2 cups of vinegar, let it fill, let it sit for a couple of hours, and problem vanished. At first, I thought it was a "soapy" build-up, so I started running the extra rinse cycle and after several loads the problem cleared so I returned to one rinse (my water bill was sky-high the month I tried double-rinse). I just blew out the hose this time. It really cleaned out the inside - everything slides in and out much more smoothly and the dishes and glasses are much cleaner. I guess the new sensor is defective. MVWC6ESWW1 Burning smell. That's how it is on the Whirlpool washer at least. Washer began agitating during initial fill and sprayed clothes briefly at end of spin cycle. I followed your advice. This is such a stupid situation we are all in. I used about 1-2 quarts and ran the washer with hot water. Just another alternative to the hose clamp or zip tie used by other posters. Let it complete the cycle and it worked fine after that. I usually only use that for towels, so I didn't notice it until today. I hope it's fixed, if not, I'll move on to one of the other suggestions. hope this helps. Some of what I believe are being described as solutions may be due to the side effect of perturbing the water level sensor. Narrow your search down by symptom and read the amazing step by step instructions and troubleshooting tips for MVWC6ESWW1 from do-it-yourselfers just like you. I am upset that Whirlpool hasn't come to this site and offered their view of the situation as a customer service. Remove the electrical connection and tube. Could hard water have left a deposit in the tube? Please enter one or more characters. I finally ordered a new water level sensor (same part number as the old one)and installed it and started it up and got no water no agitation just a dead washer. Then i tilted machine forward, wife held machine while i retrieved clips that fell out from releasing the panel. Meanwhile, doesn't Whirlpool's team of engineers have anything to say for themselves?? I felt something go pop, which must have been a clog either in the hose or where it connects at the other end inside the washer. I would reset and same thing occurred... after further investigation the clothes would spin and get water out but then fill again w water...(like timing of cycles were messed up) I washed a load and stopped after spin(you have to stand and listen for the spin cycle to stop.... took clothes out and started a a new load and did not agitate fwhile filling tub... problem solved! So I read through all the comments on this page. I'm trying a could of "loads" using white vinegar to see what happens. This washer was just past the warranty. I would have to turn the timer to make it start agitating. Part wpw10248240 $89 at local appliance shop. I just wanted to post a note to say thanks for all the posts. Do something about it. As for needing a clamp on the sensor hose, if it wasn't sealed it would overfill because no pressure would build up. When I start a load, it will start to fill and agitate at the same time. I GOOGLE searched my whirlpool washer & the problem I was having & this blog popped up. My whirlpool was doing the same exact thing and it was the tempeture switch which on mine happen to be the "no softner added/softner added" knob. If it happens again, I will disassemble the washer to see if there is a problem at the other end of the hose. It then goes through every cycle of the wash and works fine until the spin cycle. I followed one of the suggestions to use vinegar for this problem. I blew through the hose and still nothing. It appears that I am fixed for at least the time being (water added at end of spin cycle Whirlpool WTW58ESVW1). This time I blew out the hose, and also the hose input on the part. So my washer was doing the same thing. But it works. When it was full, I then switched the dial over the normal wash, and the agitator started moving. Unplug the electrical outlet and flip the control panel up. I forgot... spent many hours on this before...hopes this will help for a very long time...they are good machines. ( Kenmore 800 pc.of.poo.). Like others on here, I simply order a new auto load sensor (W10292584) from Whirlpool (the little part in the control panel that corresponds to the fabric softener dial). Ran 4 more loads and it works like it's brand new. I was having the same problems when I had the timer and switch/water-fill sensor professionally replaced while this washer was under warranty. Finally, rotate the switch 45 degrees to align and insert tab to lock in place. Genuine Product, Whirlpool manufactured the original product for your Maytag MVWC6ESWW1. Make sure there are no restrictions first. Read the Manual !! Let's hope it stays that way... BTW, I replaced the timer a few weeks ago and the washer worked better for a short time, but it was not the main problem. Also I purchased the switch from the largest on line retailer for about $57 but arrived improperly packaged and damaged. MVWC6ESWW1 Does not dispense fabric softener / detergent. It's worth starting with the simplest/cheapest fix. We have a Whirlpool WTW57ESVW1 bought in 2010 that occasionally left water at the end of a cycle then a couple of days ago immediately started agitating while filling. Saw video on how to get to the sensor parts. I suppose doing so washed away whatever debris was interfering with the water level sensor. It didn't last long either. I opened the panel - pulled off the clear hose - Blew into it - and it is working fine now. Mine was 4 years old Maytag washer, still under HomeDepot warranty. washer worked fine all day, after washing a load of muddy clothes the clothes were still really wet after cycle was complete. And it is doing some other goofy stuff that would say timer? THANK YOU!!! 😄. Voila it works. Thanks everyone for the help! :-( going to get a can of compressed air to try to blow into the sensor, and will also try to clamp the hose on tighter. I decided to start with the cheapest fix. Then we noticed that if the agitator started immediately there would be water left behind at the end of the cycle. I have always bought Maytag washers. As well, the government has new laws on how much a machines eviromental footprint can be used. Thanks for the posts. My recommendation is don't buy whirlpool junk. Why? Thank you for all the awesome information. Thankful I found this site. I watched the U-Tube video to access the control panel and check the pressure switch tube for clogs. Is … Which is one of the "fixes" that worked. Recently, when I would start a load on Normal, it would start agitating and no water would be coming in, then sometimes I would start a load and it would fill with water, but not stop filling. The timer was overheating. MVWC6ESWW1 Will not stop filling with water. This effectively got the washer back in sync and returned it to normal, and I haven't had any problems since. Reconnect assembly. The rotor interacts with the stator to create a strong electromagnetic field, which rotates the tub in either direction. You can also browse the most common parts for MVWC6ESWW1. Its too bad that this post cannot be added to the top of the list so that you will not have to read multiple years of post of people trying to figure out the best way to fix this problem. I did this test and confirmed the problem did go away for a while (In my case for three washings). Minor design flaw to a decent machine. Get shopping advice from experts, friends and the community! standard ops is to start to fill , then agitates a little to stir up detergent, then fills to correct level.. Washer was confused when the lid was opened after starting the cycle. probably the tube. Then started doing it again but only after I lifted the lid and added clothes while filling. MVWC6ESWW1 Will not agitate. Being that this is a Whirlpool, I would normally say the fill switch which is usually the cheapest option, but they are both expensive. My husband and I purchased a Whirlpool Energy Star (WTW58ESVWI) about 5 years ago. I have a Whirlpool wall oven with an interior light that flashes for no reason. Washer was bought from Lowes on July 8, 2010 ... problem started in the past 3-4 days. This type of blog is PRICELESS! I took the control panel off removed the tube behind fabric softener panel blew into it, cut it 1/4 in and replaced panel. It also fills after the spin cycle when the extra rinse is selected. cut 1/4 off end of hose for tighter fit. My Kenmore longer agitates while filling and the water filling after the spin stopped also. Simple job... usual issue with this model... Good luck! I found this thread and decided to rush home during my lunch break and give the ole zip-tie a try. Maytag MVWC6ESWW1 washer parts - manufacturer-approved parts for a proper fit every time! I Moved the machine again to gain access to the dryer but forgot about NOT putting the pipe into the drain too deep...what happens is like a back wash that triggers water to stay in the small sensor pipe ... ( the one everyone here blows into and hear something ) you just cleared the water from the pipe sensor to reset it into the right function. I did exactly what you said to do, and it worked LIKE A CHARM!!!! Apparently it was a hard water issue. Same principle. My Kenmore 800 was doing the same thing. I will fix it!!! The load size algorithm: tied to the timer, is based on the tub size and ATC ('pressure switch') specified for the model as inlet flow is calculated by the flow meter. I am wondering if you can tell what the problem might be for this. OMG! I am not a big fan of the auto-sensing either, but hopefully it will be many years before I have to purchase another one! Reconnect tube and zip tie down tight. 1 - Washer starts agitating and filling the moment you turn it on (should fill first, then agitate) 2 - Washer does not start when you pull the timer switch You might be able to get the washer working by blowing compressed air into the sensor port (where the plastic tube attaches) on this switch. With your mouth, blow the tube as hard as you can for about 5 seconds. The washer seems to be working now. I posted above with the same problem, but being cheap I tried the opening and closing lid thing on a few loads followed by a handwash load and it started working fine. Thanks for the advice! Plugged the hose back into the sensor, and I'll be darned, miracles do happen, it now works. Can't believe how easy the fix is! I cost $65 and only took a few minutes to replace. That disturbs the water saving algorithm. Will keep you updated if there are any changes. Then adding water at the end of the spin cycle leaving soaked clothes. I never open the lid after I turn the thing on now. Maytag Centennial MVWC6ESWW1 (Best Buy; 5/31/10). I called Whirlpool (800-253-1301) and ordered them, auto-sensing switch (part# W10292584 which is replacement of W10177795 which is discontinued) and timer control (part# W10177827) for $26.30 total at 75% off, plus $8.99 Fedex shipping and $2.12 PA sales tax for a grand total of $37.41. I watched the Youtube video on how to access the controls, then followed the great directions on how to remove the load sensing switch (pull back on tab and rotate 45 deg.). My 3yr old Washer model WTW57ESVW0 had same problem agitaiting before tub filled and shooting water in at end of spin cycle. Some common Maytag front-load washer problems include not agitating or spinning, and not draining or filling with water. Thanks for watching. I noticed a few of the commenters showed their discontent of Whirlpool. routine several times on our Whirlpool WTW57ESVW1 – it would work for about a month and then start agitating on fill – I narrowed it down to either the contacts inside the switch or the pressure sensor in the switch. works perfect. Wires were probably just stuck. For how long, I don't know. my washer was agitating while filling and this $65 dollar part fixed the problem. I tried the easy fix of running an empty load first, seems to have worked so far. It will also cause issues with filling back up with water at the end of the cycle sometimes which is why you get 1 inch of standing water when the cycle is complete. I then removed the power supply cables, disconnected the hose and electrical connectors to the sensor and then removed the sensor from the panel. Maytag MVWC6ESWW1 Water Fill Hose Kit (Red, Blue) - Genuine OEM. wonder why that handwash is not affected from a load detection switch? I noticed a recent poster did multiple things and then the washer worked. I'm going to try the vinegar thing and see if it's the hard water.Just bought this thing from Lowes' last year!!! The pressure sensor switch inside the control panel has failed and it's agitating to early instead of holding off until the tub is full of water. What utube video do I watch for this problem? removed top by shawns directions, dislocated the sensor tube blew through it several times (don't know if the fabric softener dispenser had anything to do with the problem but it was really a mess; so cleaned). washer quit agitating at start, and quit filling at end of spin), but I now had a problem with my tub always filling to the max during subsequent washes (i.e. A whirlpool. This washer is the auto-load sensing model and it normally starts to fill first, agitate slightly in-between filling before it starts the continuous agitation. Have you tested the fill switch? This washer is the auto-load sensing model and it normally starts to fill first, agitate slightly in-between filling before it starts the continuous agitation. my whirlpool washer was.doing the same thing. The agitator would spin as the water loaded and would spray with water after the spin cycle. MVWC6ESWW1 Pumps but will not spin. I've now used it in my dishwasher (just fill a small bowl with vinegar and place it at the bottom of the dishwasher and run the dishwasher). On the model in question, I don't see a separate ATC and auto load switch : in fact the, Maytag fills and agitates at the same time, Re: Maytag fills and agitates at the same time, Whirlpool Washer Auto Load Detection Switch. With can air, plow the part out. Fixed mine, took the fabric dial off, and the sensor out, blew out the hose, and poured some vinegar down it. This problem is going to be in the water level control or the tube that connects to the control may be partially clogged. So far. I too had the same issue. I also stuck a pin in to the hole on the hose input on the part. I didn't remove the load sensor switch. Unplug, open front control panel, pull hose off, blow air through hose and if unrestricted, pull connectors, rotate sensor, re-install new( dont forget to take knob off) cut 1/4 off hose, re-install hose, connectors, return panel and plug back in. We have manuals, guides and of course parts for common MVWC6ESWW1 problems. At some point it stopped filling, I opened the lid and closed it, and it filled the rest of the way. If it does it again ...blows the sensor tube and pull out your drein pipe a little more...make sure that you don t want it to jump out of the drain ... you can use 3 tye-raps to hold then in place if you are affraid...wrap one around the pipe ( not too tight ) the other on the drain (not too tight ) and link them together with the third...then tighten both on the pipe ... by the way I have to keep my wife happy ...she does the laundry... Watch this video on youtube "" It is exactly what you need to do if your Whirlpool or Kenmore 110 model Washer agitates while filling and wets down your clothes after the final spin cycle. My Kenmore toploading washer agitates while filling and then fills while spinning. Certainly dont want to spend $94 for a new switch or timer or whatever it is fot a 2 year old unit. So glad to have found this site. When machine was new, it would fill water to the needed level, then start the agitator like most washers I've been around. put back together, ran empty load with vinegar, not fixed. I read all of the posts here and sensed a solution without repairman to my problem on a relatively late model washer. Washer worked great up until this morning. I have a Whirlpool washer model WTW57ESVW0, which is probably the same washer as some of the Kenmore models since Whirlpool also makes the Kenmore models for Sears. Probably has a set/programmed water level built in that bypasses the sensor? I had th he same problem everyone else did. Return to Washer Repair Questions Archives 2001 . my washer also began agitating as soon as i began the cycle, while it was still filling with water - and then it would fill with some water again right before the spin cycle completed, leaving my clothes sopping. ), ? Thanks to the person who suggested running a load or 2 of white vinegar - it worked! I have only had this washer not even a year. Unfortunately appliance companies don't normally issue recalls unless it is a safety issue. You Guys are great for making the effort to post your findings for this problem. I TOOK THE TOP OFF. A year later the same problem returned. Read all of the comments. do you know how to test an auto load detection switch? Perhaps your washing machine is vibrating during spin cycles or making noises during wash cycles. Washer agitates before filling is complete. In the fill up cycle it agitates, and in the spin cycle it tends to start filling water up. Had the same problem on our 2 year old Kenmore 80 washer. That killed the part, and nothing happened on any cycle that required water. Blew in hose and port on switch. Problem solved. Hello Kara, Thank you for your inquiry. We have a Kenmore 800. I want all who read this to write Whirlpool and copy and past my post, if nothing else, in your e-mail. I opened and closed the lid several times. My 10 year old Whirlpool is starting to exhibit the same behavior as described above. I supposed it could but typically I see hair or grease in the tube. I guess it has some kind of reset to it. Also, just lifting the controls cover which houses everything by pushing on the latches may cause enough jarring to clear the stuck parts. I took the control panel off following the video from and first tried the replacement timer and it made no difference, i.e. Spin also mustn't be working properly, because clothes are still heavily wet when cycle is complete, and 're-spinning' doesn't work. No more whirlpool, sinkhole, money pit or whatever name they go by for me. I own a whirlpool washer and was experiencing the same problem. Then gently remove the part turning slightly to either side and pull out. Is it possible that hard water is contributing to the problem? opened the panel up, blew through the hose, cut off 1/2" and let her rip. Washer Load-Sensing Switch WPW10248240 parts - manufacturer-approved parts for a proper fit every time! I did what the man said his son did and kept lifting the lid until it was filled to max capacity and let the empty washer run all the way through the cycle. My washer is doing the same thing as everyone else, aggitating while filling in the beginning and also right before it is due to stop spinning, it fills with water and then shuts off. need help big time Im terrible broke after buying New washer and warentee ran out 2 days ago no joke cat urinated on the nobs ALL NOBS (switches) washer now when it goes into rinse mode starts agitating when it is 1/4 way filled it agitates 3-4 times slow then fast for about 20 seconds then stops until it fills to proper water level . I removed panel and cleaned tube attached to fabric softner dial. Make sure that tube isn’t clogged, cut or broken. Last Maytag machine no better, balance ring was junk and machine wanted to walk out of the room all the time. I took off the switch, blew in the tube as well as the switch, wiped the contacts inside the switch with a Q-tip and reassembled it. Did it one more time and it got reset. Somebody stuck a pin in the opening to the tube connection and ruined it completely in one post. I too have the Maytag Model MVWC6ESWW1 washer and having the same problem as everyone else. All. I also put in a new clutch assembly which probably wasn't a necessity but easy enough, it was half worn out and slipping. that fixed my washer. Out of nowhere, my washer started to agitate as soon as the washer is started regardless of which wash cycle was used. Agitates while filling? Read More-+ MORE INFO. Here's what I did that fixed the problem: Wow I was really worried about having to buy a new pressure switch or timer control,but luckly I have a B.A in electrical engineering and took it upon myself to look at the in side of the auto-sensing switch and you know what, after a year of owning this thing, the switch was still in perfect working order. I ordered a new load sense switch, oddly called the fabric softener control on the panel.

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