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Cold water fills very slowly

Hot water works fine. Cold water fills slowly.

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  • David Wisthoff Jan 02, 2013

    How does the top come off a Roper Machine so I can clean the Fill Valve? I have cleaned the screens. I can hear the Fill Valve buzzing but the cold water is very slow.

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Possible the INPUT FILTER of the COLD water is clogged or the INLET valve is faulty. check the power from the board.

Posted on Jan 02, 2013

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SOURCE: Washer takes forever to fill

sediment gets clogged in the valve that cant be cleaned if you replaced the water valve it will solve the problem

Posted on Nov 25, 2007

heatman101
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SOURCE: will not work with cold water only warm

Hi,
First check the screens at the cold inlet and make sure they are not plugged. If everything is okay there then it is the solenoid valve on the cold side that is bad... you need to replace the whole unit vlave body, both hot and cold as they come as one unit.

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Posted on Mar 26, 2010

jsrock516
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SOURCE: cold water starts and stops during fill and rinse cycle

This problem is commonly caused by a water inlet valve (also known as a mixing valve) that has a defective cold water solenoid. If you live in an area that has hard water, or if you use well water, sediment, rust or calcified deposits can accumulate in the inlet valve and cause it not to close properly. Usually when they start leaking, or not functioning at all, you need to replace them. The following link explains how to access and replace the valve:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3575881-replacing_water_inlet_valve_on_whirlpool


If the model number is correct, the part number for a replacement valve is 285805. Replacement parts (if required) can be purchased at any of the following websites:

searspartsdirect.com
pcappliancerepair.com
appliancepartspros.com
repairclinic.com

Prices vary between sites, so shop and compare. The first three sites listed also have helpful exploded view parts illustrations to assist you with locating and properly identifying the parts you may need.


If you have any questions, please post back and let me know. I hope this helps you.

Posted on Jul 07, 2010

ercupa190
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SOURCE: hot water fills with hot and cold not strictly hot what is the fix

see the causes: and proceed with common sense. God bless you
Some washing machines allow hot water to enter only during certain cycles. Others intermittently allow hot and cold to enter, to temper the temperature of the water. Consult your owner's manual if you are unsure about whether the machine is acting abnormally. If you're sure the machine isn't working the way it used to--or should--try these tests: Is the hot water turned on? If not, turn it on. Is the washer getting cold water but no hot water? If so, check to see if the control panel settings are correct. Is there hot water coming through the proper hose? If not, check to see if the screen inside the water-inlet valve is clean. (The water-inlet valve is the device on the washing machine that the fill hoses are attached to.) If it's clean, you probably have a defective water-inlet valve. If so, completely replace it.

Some washing machines allow cold water to enter only during certain cycles. Others intermittently allow hot and cold to enter, to temper the temperature of the water. Consult your owner's manual if you are unsure about whether the machine is acting abnormally. If you're sure the machine is not working the way it used to--or should--check the following. Is the cold water turned on? If not, turn it on. Is the washer getting hot water but no cold water? If so, check to see if the control panel settings are correct. Is there cold water coming through the proper hose? If not, check to see if the screen inside the water-inlet valve is clean. (The water-inlet valve is the device on the washing machine that the fill hoses are attached to.) If it's clean, you probably have a defective water-inlet valve. If so, you need to replace the

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