Customers who call us for washing machine repair often complain about their washing machines not filling up with water. This fault can be caused by a number of factors. In this article we’ll look at a few and show you how to fix it yourself.
Contact us if you are still experiencing problems with your washer. We will send one of our technicians out to investigate the problem.
What is the problem with my washing machines water supply?
Check that the water is on. The switch will usually be located under the kitchen sink. Check the inlet hose to make sure there aren’t any kinks that could prevent the water from reaching the machine.
What is the problem with my washing machine’s water inlet valve?
Inlet valves connect hoses into your washing machine to ensure that it drains and fills with water properly. If there is a problem with your water inlet, it may cause your washing machine to not fill up enough or even at all.
What is the problem with my level switch?
The washing machine water level switch controls the amount of water going into the machine. This prevents overfilling. It is possible that faulty switches are the reason why a washing machines does not fill with water. They will need to checked. It is best to leave this task to a washing machine technician as it requires opening the appliance.
Are my filters in my washing machine faulty?
It is easy to diagnose a problem in the filters of your washing machine. If the filters are clogged, you can remove dust and lint to clean them. The filters are easily accessible on most appliances. The filter will need to replaced if it has become deteriorated.
What is wrong with the pressure chamber of my washing machine?
A blocked pressure chamber is another reason why a washing machine does not fill with water. It can cause air to be trapped, causing the pressure switch stay on. This can be checked by checking if the machine spins even without water.
Why does my washing machine’s water supply seem to be slow?
You can tell if the water is flowing into the machine at a slower rate than normal if you see it. The problem may be with the water supply. You will need the assistance of a professional plumber.