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Fisher&Paykel Smart Drive 601 Both Hot and Cold Water Fill very slowly

The hot water fill became very slow half year ago but cold water still can get decent fill at that moment. Now cold water fill became very very slow as well when the drum cycle. I refered to the solutions for the similar problems to check the hot and cool water flow from faucet, clean the screen and filter and take out the rubber gasket in the water inlets. But after that nothing is improved. Does it mean the valves failed or what? If they are, how much for replace them or whole box as valves are sealed in the box. Thanks Perthray

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    do the parts come with instructions for replacement procedure?

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Hey there. I've had the same problem recently. It would fill slowly, and then after a while, it wouldn't fill at all. So I got some a new valve. it cost about $NZ30 delivered. You'll need one each for hot and cold. You can get parts from http://www.primedistributors.co.nz/. I think the part you need is 426142. you can check an image of it on the website. Good luck.

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