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Slow Filling only in rinse cycle

I have a Smart Drive 603 that fills OK in the wash cycle but fills only very slowly (30 minutes +) in the rinse cycle. I have checked that there is no water syphoning out during this period. Any ideas??

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Re: Slow Filling only in rinse cycle

Tony, the fact that you are not receiving any error codes tends to leave me to believe that your cold fill hose filter may be restricted. Going by your model number you can enter this mode by having the power on at the source and off at the console. Press and hold the lifecyle button and then push power button. You should hear 2 beeps and then the display go blank. You can test the hot and cold valves by pressing how dirty up (hot) and how dirty down (cold). If you find the cold valve slow as in your rinse check for restrictions. If it were the thermistor, I would think you would receive an error code..Good luck.

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