Question about Kenmore 24032\24036 Top Load Washer

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The cold water will barely run out to fill the machine.

I'm sure it is stopped up, but I can't find my manual and I can't remember how to how to clean it out. We have a lot of sediment in our water and I'm sure that is what's causing the "blockage", so to speak. Can someone show me a diagram of how I need to go in and clean it out, please?

Here is the information on the Kenmore Top Loading Washer:
Model No. 23812100
SN: CM4589545
Series 80
Type 111
10 AMPS
120 VLTS
60 HZ

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Pull the machine forward

Turn off the water supply

Turn on the machine as if you are doing a wash, if it is hot and cold fill turn on the hot wash so that the hot valve is used

Turn off the machine

Use a cloth to grip the plastic or metal wing nuts which secure the cold and hot pipes to the back of the machine

Loosen them off and remove them one at a time making sure that you do not lose any sealing washers

Remove the filters and clean them

Put the hoses back on and make sure they are tight

Turn the water back on and start a wash using both 40 and 90 degree programs as you did in the first place

If the water runs in as normal make sure that there are no leaks and put the machine back into position

Use the machine and at the end of the session check that the connectors are still tight

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