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No water Cold water won't run. Cold water line runs freely when disconnected and will run every now and then when connected. Water is turned on. This machine is several years old and has always worked fine until now

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Check that the screen has not become clogged.....The screen is located inside the water jacket.

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Need to remove and replace electronic water valve


First off unplug washer.
Turn water off hot and cold.
Disconnect water lines from valve.
Remove screws from top panel on washer then slide top panel off.
Remove connections on valve. Make mental note for what goes where. ;)
Remove valve.
Install new valve.
Connect wires.
Put panel back on and screws back in.
Connect water lines hot for hot and cold for cold.
Turn water on and check for leaks around connections.
Plug washer in.
Run a load!
Hope this helps.

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We can only use hot water in our Whirlpool 7.5kg WFE1070BD 1000RPM - how to we shut off the hot water and use cold water? We have tried only cold but the machine will not operate. Please help. Many...


Turn off the water to the machine. Disconnect the cold water hose from the back of the machine and put it in a large bucket. Turn on the water to see if you get full-pressure cold water from the hose. If not, the shut-off valve or other plumbing has a problem.

If you do get cold water from the hose, check the strainer inside the hose fitting on the back of the washer. Clean it if it is clogged. If you still don't get cold water in the machine, you have a problem with either the solenoid valve or the cold water fill contacts in the timer (the timer won't start until the tub is up to the selected level, but if the valve isn't opening or the supply line is otherwise blocked, the machine will never fill). Sometimes in this case you can hear the solenoid valve humming (normally the sound is masked by the running water).

If the problem is a clogged strainer, clean out the hot water strainer also.

I find I get better wash results with warm water (runs both hot and cold for the wash cycle). The soap is more active than in cold water, so I don't need quite so much, and the machine doesn't take as long to finish a cycle since it fills faster. Of course, the cold water has to be running to get the energy savings compared to hot only.

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Cold water doesn't run into washer on any part of the wash/rinse cycle. Checked cold water line but not plugged uphecked back of washer where water line connects and no clog there either. Makes a...


Sounds like the valve isn't working properly.
One way to test is to turn off the water supplies and at the back of the machine switch the hoses.
Turn on the water and see if you get cold and not hot . If so replace the valve assembly

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How to remove waste hose from machine?


1 Turn off the circuit breaker that controls the dishwasher.
2 Open the dishwasher door. Locate the two small screws holding the bottom valance trim piece. Remove the screws and the valance, revealing the lower pump assembly and drain-hose connection.
3 Remove the hose clamp. Disconnect the drain line by pulling the hose.
4 Find the other end of the drain line under the sink; it is connected to the drain tail piece or the garbage disposal. Remove the hose clamp and disconnect the drain line. The dishwasher drain hose is now disconnected at both ends.
5 Pull the dishwasher drain hose into the sink base through the hole between the dishwasher and the sink base.
6 Take the dishwasher drain hose outside or to a wash sink. Run hot water through the line to clean and unclog it. When you see water running freely through the hose, then it is clean. If the hose cannot be cleaned, replace it with a new drain hose of the same size and length.
7 Feed the clean dishwasher drain hose back to its original configuration. Reconnect both hose clamps. Reinstall the valance, turn on the circuit breaker and test-run the dishwasher.

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SMEG DWI612C WON'T PUMP WATER OUT


even if the pump is running does not mean the impeller shaft is turning, You could unplug the machine and disconnect the washer and pull out and drop the hose to see if water will drain when you lower the hose to about 8 inch's does it run out freely? if not check for a plugged water pump or water pump hose if the water flows freely you will need to drain the washer if it's on rollers roll it out side to allow the water to drain out the machine from the porch. while it is draining check the hose that the washer connects to see if you see any plug in the pipe. put the sink drain plugs in and fill half way with water put a bucket under the sink after filling the water to half full pull the stopper out of the sink that connects to the dish washer. Hold your hand on the hole of the connection to the sing watch to see if the drain allows the water to flow. If it flows freely you can assume that the water pump is bad. If thats the case it's best find someone to replace the unit the pump can be replaced but you need tools to do so and you did not state if you had any. thanks for using fix-ya.

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The ice maker on the refrigerator makes cubes but the cold water outlet does not give water


HI, I would advise to check the inlet line inside the unit for ice build up. In some cases, this line will freeze, in return, not allowing the water to flow freely to the dispenser outlet. If the line is ok, and not frozen, move on to the inlet valve.


The water inlet valve is located behind your refrigerator. Find the water supply line coming into the valve and turn it off at the source (typically under the sink, or behind the unit). Disconnect the supply line. Remove the screws that secure the inlet valve in place.

The water inlet valve is connected by two wires. Label the wire placement on the water inlet valve before disconnecting the wires. The wires are connected to the terminals with slip on connectors

Firmly pull the connectors off of the terminals (do not pull on the wire). You may need to use a pair of needle-nose pliers to remove the connectors. Inspect the connectors and the terminals for corrosion. If the connectors are corroded they should be replaced.

Inspect the filter screen where the supply line connects. Remove any debris or deposits that may have built up using a toothbrush, or warm running water. If you cannot clear the clog, it will be necessary to replace the valve (the filter is not removable on most inlet valves).


Test the water inlet valve for continuity using a multimeter. Set the multimeter to the ohms setting X100 (if available, otherwise use the nearest ohm setting). Place a probe on each terminal. The multimeter should display a reading of 200 to 500 ohms. Close inspection of the inlet valve and especially the coil may reveal the exact ohm resistance rating to test for. If the water inlet valve does not pass this test, it should be replaced.

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Kenmore 80 series washer with setting on cold/cold the water doesn't run


You might want to try cleaning the cold water inlet screen. Turn the water off where the hose connects to the faucet. Disconnect the cold water hose at the washing machine, you will see a small screen inside the cold water connector on the washing machine. Use a very small screw driver or heavy needle and work the screen out of the inlet. If the screen is not dirty or plugged, you may need to replace the water switching valve. It is the valve assembly that the hot and cold water lines attach too in the back of the washer.
Good luck.
Regards

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Very slow cold water fill, why?


First make sure that you have adequate water flow from the hose bib coming from the wall. You can do this by turning off your cold water connection at the wall, then disconnect the cold water hose. Then turn the faucet on and make sure the water flows freely. The most common reason for your problem is a clogged screen where the cold water hose connects to the back of the washer. To check this, disconnect the cold hose from the back of the washer and clean the small screen inside the cold water inlet on the washer.

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Check cold hose to see if it is clogged or the filter in the end of it is. Make sure water freely coming out from the tap. If that is all ok then replace the watter control valve on the cold side.

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did you check that it is level

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