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Cold water line

The machine is 10=12 years old and in great shape i got it used, a few weeks ago from a storge sale. the cold water dose not work . when I try to run a cold water cycle it sound like there is air in the line,and make the hose shake really bad, I swape out the cold for the hot and it ran fine so it is the machine and the the water line. when I only use hot water it is ok but when I use warm or cold only is when I have the problem.

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There should be filter screens in the water valve and/or hoses. These can be cleaned, but are an inexpensive hardware-store part. Sediment in the water supply can clog the screens. The cold causes more problems than the hot because the water heater acts as a settling tank. Do not operate the washer without the screens as the sediment can cause a valve to remain open.

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This may be a prob with your house plumbing - its called water hammer and usually happens with high water pressure. may work better if you turn down the inlet tap

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Re: cold water line

Replace water valve and fill hoses

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