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The water level control knob lost tension and would spin freely. Washer still works, but is stuck on "medium" water

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Old 03-27-2011, 07:28 AM
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Default Installing Whirlpool water level control
Model Number: GSW9800PW2   Brand: Whirlpool   Age: 5 - 10 years   

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The water level control knob lost tension and would spin freely. Washer still works, but is stuck on "medium" water level. I ordered a new part #8528337, but noticed that the new one turns freely as well. The part came with a new hose and a small "tension clip" for lack of a better word. Now I suspect that my old one was not broken at all - that it had to do with the little clip, but there are no instructions and no obvious place that the clip might go. Help!


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Old 03-29-2011, 06:07 PM
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I think the clip you are talking about goes inside the knob shaft, but I bet you probably figured that out already.

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I think the clip you are talking about goes inside the knob shaft, but I bet you probably figured that out already.

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I didn't see anywhere it could possibly go, but I'll have another look... Thanks!
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