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Ldf6920 whistles and chirps the water valve adjustment doesnt fix

I have adjusted the water valve to reduce the water pressure and that did not help. its on all the time.... help

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This can be 1 or 3 things.
In theis machine your inlet valve is protected by a filter. When the inlet filter is clogged by limescale it will whistle like crazy.
That is one
2 the inlet valve can be defective ( number M210) in the sites I will provide.
3 the seal of the airbraker can be leaking.

HERE is service manual of the LDF6810 which is actually more or less the same machine.

HERE you can see similar drawing +parts list so you can order

Good luck

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