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Bosch Nexxt 500 Series Washer Will Not Add Water

During a normal wash cycle the washer stopped and gave an E:3- E:4 error code. I did everything manual recommends but unit will not restart a cycle. I drained tank and tried to restart unit. It starts tumbling without first adding water. How do I get unit to add water?

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During a normal wash cycle the washer stopped and gave an e;4 error code

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