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WATER DOES NOT ENTER.

HAVE A KENMORE MODEL 16849 AND THE TIMER STARTS, BUT THEN NOTHING HAPPENS AFTER THAT. NO WATER ENTERS OR NO SOUND OF ANYTHING. THANKS JIM

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Your fill valve may of failed

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