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My Fisher and Paykel MW058 top loader wont fill up as fast as it use to

When I do a cold wash it seems to take forever to fill no matter what level I use. I have been able to lift the lid just enough to see that the water is just dribbling in to the machine.

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Turn off the water and remove the inlet hose at the machine. There is a filter screen there and it may be plugged up.

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  • Phill Watts Nov 12, 2012

    Thanks for the reply. Sorry but did not fix the problem.

  • Richard Roth
    Richard Roth Nov 12, 2012

    You will need to replace the valve.

  • Phill Watts Nov 12, 2012

    The value? Sorry I am not a technician and Fisher & Paykel want $129 + the cost of parts so I am trying to save a dollar.

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The first thing that needs to be done is to disconnect the fill hoses from the back of the machine. Once disconnected, look at the inlet valve screens and check for blockage, if clear, open the water valves and check for water flow through hoses, if not clear, clean screens at fill valve, reconnect hoses & check for operation. If the problem remains, then the problem is with the machines fill valve & it would need to be replaced

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Try taking the cold hose of at the tap and check to see if has a little mesh filter in there. This could be blocked up with gunk.

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Check the inlet screen on the hose connection on the back of the machine. This may be clogged with debris, also make sure you hose is not crimped. You can unhook the inlet hose and put it in a bucket and turn it on to see how much water is actuall coming thru that hose. I suspect some type of blockage in the inlet.

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That's an 'out of balance' switch problem. Typically caused by a crook microswitch that lives under the main processor housing. Can replace with a generic switch from Jaycar or similar if needed.

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