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Very poor pressure

Turned stopcock on dont get as much pressure turned stopcock valve fully opened dont get as good pressure as before

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Try unscrewing the aereator nd checking it for debris, Rinse it out and reinstall it. The aerator is the screen thing where the water comes out.

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Check the fluff filter initially after 3 - 4 washes to ascertain how often it is likely to require cleaning. With normal cleaning approx. 2 litres of water run out.

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If the washer did any parts of the wash cycle, then try cleaning the outlet side of the system.
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Remove the water from the cabinet with any container that works. Raise the locking clamp for the non-return valve. Lift up the valve and clean it under running water. Carefully check the drain pump (now visible with the non-return valve out) and remove any debris. Sharp objects may be present. Move the impellers and completely check the pump for foreign objects and remove them. Replace the non-return valve and secure it with the locking clamp. Replace the combination filter so that it lays flat and secure it with the handle. Make sure that the drain hose is not kinked.

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