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Cold water will not stop filling during rinse

During the rinse cycle only, the cold water will not stop filling the washer until the computer board clocks out after twelve minutes. The no fill code 'nf' displays. The washer will fill appropriately during the wash cycle (typically with warm or hot water). I have been through the Board Input and Output Test without any problems found. Would this point to the pressure switch and why would the washer fill in the wash cycle?

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My washing machine is F&P MW512, it cannot fill up cold water properly, just drip. I need to turn on the tap for the tub for a few second, then it properly fill. After one cycle, it happen again. Is it something wrong with the water pressure?

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While the unit is filling in the warm cycle. reach behind and shut off the hot water tap.I bet the water flow stops filling, if so, you would need to change the inlet valve on the machine. You see, in warm, if the cold is not filling, you still hear the hot filling and the unit will advance. The rinse cycles are mostly "cold" only. if the valve is not opening it will not allow it to advance from the rinse section on the board.

Good luck!

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