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Washer only fills with hot water

Washer will only fill with hot water for either a hot water cycle or warm water cycle. The washer doesn't have any cold water to rinse the load or have a wash go through a cold water cycle. We checked the hose for the cold water and there seems to be no obstruction or anything to clean out. Any ideas on how to resolve this issue?

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Probably a bad water inlet valve. To verify, you would have to check continuity at the valve.

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