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Washer Won't Rinse (Hotpoint)

Hotpoint 9540 goes through wash cycle fine pumps empty then stops before starting the rinse cycle. This happens on any cycle. This does not happen every time. Note, I recently changed the door seal. Thanks

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  • billwilson Dec 16, 2007

    It turned out to be a bad cold water solenoid. Thanks for your help.



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Suggestion: Try cleaning your outlet filter. This needs periodic cleaning, according to your usage. Refer to user's manual re. the cleaning. When it is the rinse problem it usually is the filter block.

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