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Maytag Washer Fills Slowly

MHWE300VW12

The part(s) or condition(s) listed below for the symptom Washer fills slowly are ordered from most likely to least likely to occur. Check or test each item, starting with the items at the top of the page.

Most Frequent Causes for Washer fills slowly

Cause 1Water Inlet Valve

The water inlet valve opens to allow water to enter the washing machine. If the water inlet valve is defective, the wash may fill slowly or not fill at all. The water inlet valve requires sufficient water pressure to function properly. First, check the water pressure to determine that it is adequate. If the water pressure is adequate, try cleaning the screens inside the water inlet valve hose connection ports. If the washer still fills slowly, replace the water inlet valve.

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Water Inlet Valve for your MaytagWashing Machine
Water Inlet Valve - Part # 1194900 Mfg Part # WP8182862

Washing machine water inlet valve. A long or slow fill cycle is often due to a restricted water valve. The valve should never be disassembled and cleaned, only replaced.

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Cause 2Low Water Pressure from House Supply

The home water pressure might be too low. The water inlet valve requires at least 20 psi to function properly. Check the water pressure to the valve to determine if it is sufficient.