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Whirlpool Washer, Model number WET4027EWO, water starts

Customer Question

Whirlpool Washer, Model number WET4027EWO, water starts entering tub and in ten seconds it quits. I turn off machine and turn it back on and it does the same thing.
I lift the lid and put it back down and it does the same. I turn the knob to heavy wash
and it does the same thing, only getting a couple of quarts of water each time.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Medic replied 10 months ago.

Hello, after it stops filling do you hear a faint humming type noise?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Expert:  Appliance Medic replied 10 months ago.

Replace the water valve it's bad super common issue on these units. If you're handy, you can make the repair. If not, the job cost $300 roughly. I work on the honor system here @ Just Answers. Please remember to rate my answer positively using the star rating system at the top of your screen before logging off. Thanks!

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
is it coming from the water inlet valve. I have three of these brand new, two of them are doing this.
Expert:  Appliance Medic replied 10 months ago.

You have faulty water valves or flood safe hoses installed. It's possible the screens are clogged but not likely if these are new. I work on the honor system here @ Just Answers. Please remember to rate my answer positively using the star rating system at the top of your screen before logging off. Thanks!

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
What is the easiest way to replace the valve?
Expert:  Appliance Medic replied 10 months ago.

The only way to replace it is to take the machine apart.