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Member Since 11 Apr 2011
Offline Last Active Mar 01 2015 09:50 PM

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Frigidaire F/L Washer, Model#FTF530FS1, water leak on syphon fill

16 December 2014 - 11:53 PM



  Complaint on this front load washer was that it was leaking a small amount of water (shot glass amount) from the front left side.  After inspecting, water filled in tub ok but I noticed that water was leaking during the fill cycle.  Rather difficult to locate, I noticed the small dribble coming from a small pencil size hole located on the "Syphon Fill" (Part#131863300) part of the machine.  The hole is located next to a black hose that then goes to the back of the dispenser.  I'm sure this hole is meant to be there being it doesn't look broke.  Why it's there is the question.....Obviously an air hole but why?  The soap dispenser isn't air tight so air can go in there...right?  Little side note...Owner said it started after installing hardwood floors and witnessed the leak with the kick plate off.  He suspected a loss hose or something.  My theory was that it obviously had been doing it awhile because of the water trails and slight corrosion that crept towards the back .   Being such a small amount of water, probably just evaporated and was never seen.   Anyway, still didn't explain why water was coming out of this hole.  After researching their soaps, found they used the pillow pack type. Ah ha...restriction causing backflow.  Owner said they always tossed the pillow pack into the drum vs. the dispenser but said that guest's could have put it in the dispenser.  Tried to clear any possible restriction but very limited to access without taking completely apart.  Before disassembling to inspect just thought I would check to see if anybody else has seen this problem and/or knows any possible fixes.  


Much Appreciated :rocker:    

Kitchenaid refrigerator kssc42fms-03

09 January 2014 - 05:25 PM

Customer contacting me with the complaint of the evap fan motor was surging on and off. She had another company service it and they changed the interface control board and it didn't solve the problem. These guys took her money and said it was now the main control board, quoting her another $400 plus. Needless to say she wasn't to happy and decided to call somebody else. She also informed me that they said the power to the evap fan motor had surging power coming into it. Anyway, after looking at diagrams on this refrigerator it seems to me that this problem probably was coming from a weak power supply board or the main control board. Checking into the availability, I see that the power supply board is available but the main control board would have to be rebuilt. Just wondering if anybody had some input or has come across this issue before I go out to this call. I do have a service manual request already submitted. Thanks for your time!

Kitchenaid KSSC42FMS-03

09 January 2014 - 08:19 AM

Requesting a service manual.  Thanks

Samsung DMT400RHS/XAA

09 January 2014 - 08:14 AM

Service manual request please.....much appreciated!

GE range JSP42S0K4SS manual request

30 December 2013 - 06:50 PM

GE range JSP42S0K4SS ......Trying to calibrate, any help is greatly appreciated! Thanks

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