Whirlpool Timer (Part Number: AP4024544)
We purchased the timer above and installed it yesterday in our whirlpool washer. No problem with the installation and knobs appeared to go on fine and click in and out.
We put the unit into a wash cycle and it appeared to start fine but on returning later, the tub was absolutely full and water was everywhere on the floor. The indicator arrow on the dial face did not appear to have moved from the initial point at the very beginning of the cycle indicator.
We replaced the unit because the tub was not draining consistently and we ended up with up to 1/3 of the tub full of water at the end of a wash cycle after the spin cycle.
Is there a knack to replacing that unit? It appeared to go in OK and the electrical connections went right back on. Something to do with the knobs and timer shaft perhaps?
ANSWER Hello Joe. It sounds like this is a water issue, not the timer. If you can stop the water from entering the machine by turning off the timer or unplugging the unit, you will need to look for a bad pressure hose or replace the pressure switch. If the only way to shut off the water is at the shut off for the water hoses, you will need to replace the water valve in the unit.
Answered by AppliancePartsPros.com | Tuesday, April 23, 2013