Whirlpool/Kenmore Top Load Washer Water Inlet Valve #285805

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repair clinic encourages you to perform this procedure safely In this article we will explain one or more of these icons to alert you when to use caution be sure you’ve unplugged the appliance before beginning and turn off the hot and cold water supply valves your first step is to move the control panel out of the way to do this remove the screws founded either end on some models these screws may be located in the rear panel or they may be covered by plastic end caps pulled the end cap off from the top to access the screw remove both screws and rotate the panel up some models use clips instead of screws to secure the control panel insert a putty knife between the control panel and the cabinet to release the clips unplug the wire connector and snap out the spring clips using a flat head screw driver tilt the cabinet towards you slide forward and removed next remove the water supply hoses from the old water inlet valve be prepared for some water to spill out and be sure to note which hoses use for hot water and which one is used for cold remove the two wire connectors from the valve again know which connectors for hot water and which one is for cold remove the mounting screw and slide the valve out of the back panel using pliers release the clamp to remove the interior water hose from the valve you’re now ready to install the new water inlet valve slide the interior hose onto the valve securing it with the clamp insert the valve into the back panel and secure it with the mounting screw reconnected to wire connectors reattached the two water supply hoses now reinstall the cabinet the front edge of the cabinet slides underneath the base frame use your foot to push it into position aligned the two notches in each side of the cabinet with the tabs on each side of the base frame now ease the cabinet to match up with the rear panel reinstall the spring clips reattach the wire connector rotate the control panel down and lock the clips into place or reinstall the two screws if applicable to your model replace the end caps by aligning the tab with the slot at the bottom and snapping the cap into position turn the hot and cold water valves back on and plug the appliance back in to make sure it’s functioning properly

models     use clips instead of
connector and snap out