Kenmore
Water Softener

Model #62538827003 Official Kenmore water softener

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Water Softener Valve Motor (replaces 7228544, 7250622)#51

Valve assembly Diagram

Rep'l motor

Part #7228544
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Water Softener Seal Kit (replaces 7092163, 7134224, WS35X10005)
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Water Softener Seal Kit (replaces 7092163, 7134224, WS35X10005)#69

Valve assembly Diagram

Disc seal kt

Part #7134224
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Water Softener Rotor Position Switch (replaces 7030705, 9001800, WS21X10003)#94

Valve assembly Diagram

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Water Softener Ferrule Nut (replaces 7031450, WS03X10017, WS3X10017)#80

Valve assembly Diagram

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Water Softener Valve Body Cover (replaces WS31X10006)#91

Valve assembly Diagram

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Water Softener Venturi Gasket (replaces 7082582, 7163663, 7190547)#83A

Valve assembly Diagram

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Water Softener Flow Plug (replaces WS22X10021)#82

Valve assembly Diagram

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Water Softener Rotor and Disc (replaces 7103964)#64

Valve assembly Diagram

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Water Softener Filter Screen (replaces 7090705, WS03X10013, WS3X10013)#85

Valve assembly Diagram

Water softener filter screen (replaces 7090705, ws03x10013, ws3x10013)

Part #7146043
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Symptoms for water softeners

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Main causes: faulty brine valve assembly, bad rotor valve
Main causes: lack of electrical power, bad power transformer, faulty timer
Main causes: clogged drain hose, faulty rotor valve, leaky rotor valve seals
Main causes: salt bridge inside the salt tank, bad timer, valve motor failure, faulty rotor valve, clogged venturi
Main causes: loose water line connections, cracked water-carrying components, bad rotor valve seals
Main causes: empty salt tank, salt bridge, depleted resin, clogged or damaged venturi, broken rotor position switch, failed timer
Main causes: broken resin tank screen, bad resin tank seals, cracked upper distributor in resin tank
Main causes: broken water flow meter, faulty timer, water flow to softener is bypassed

Repair guides for water softeners

These step-by-step repair guides will help you safely fix what’s broken on your water softener.

January 1, 2015
Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a water softener venturi

The venturi valve in your water softener draws brine water from the salt tank to the resin tank for regeneration. Follow these steps to replace a damaged venturi.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 15 minutes or less
How to replace a water softener rotor position switch

The rotor position switch detects the position of the valve rotor. If the rotor position switch fails, follow these steps to replace it in about half an hour.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 30 minutes or less
January 1, 2015
Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a water softener timer

The timer is the control board you use to program the water softener. If the timer isn’t accepting commands when you push the buttons or if the display won’t power up, replace the timer.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 15 minutes or less

Articles and videos for water softeners

Use the advice and tips in these articles and videos to get the most out of your water softener.

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Wayne Archer

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January 6, 2015

How to clean a water softener

Lyle Weischwill

Keeping a water softener clean inside and out improves operation and appearance.