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Cold water problem

My GW511 will no longer pass cold water during the cycle, and beeps if cold or warm washes are selected. Hot water washes can be chosen, and hot water comes through okay. The hoses are connected, but the machine was unhooked two weeks ago to repair some tiles behind. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Cath

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More than likely that your inlet valve is faulty it needs replacing thats the more common fault for water not going into the machine

Posted on Aug 12, 2007

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Cold water inlet valve could be faulty.

Posted on Jul 31, 2007

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Hi cath. check the filters on the cold hose. phil

Posted on Jul 10, 2007

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