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Whirlpool Clothes Washer Front Loading Model AWD(or is it AW0?)9663. Sometimes at start up things go to plan then fault FH lights up followed by "Water tap closed". Resetting the machine often solves this problem! Water temp set to only 30Degrees C and water pressures known to be on the low side. Have checked filters and pipes from solenoids all OK and kink free. Have found an adjustment lever on top of the "detergent box" with graduated notches and set to about mid position. What does this do.? If its to contriol water flow/ quantity which way is it adjusted? Also found a "ridgid plastic tube" at the cold water inlet to the detergent box, will removing this increase water inlet? Thanks and regards Alan Llewellyn peelerscottage@talktalk.net

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Problem fixed by removing the "restrictor" rubber washer on the cold water supply solenoid, this allows more water to flow.
Three wash runs so far with no problems.
The notched lever is for water direction control into the soap dispenser!
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Alan

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