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Machine not taking in water from tap

The motor is running to draw the water from the tap but no water is coming in. The tap is working and the pipe is clear.I am filling the machine with water manually and the machine is working fine otherwise. It is even draining the water from the machine.
Could I have connected the wires from the control panel incorrectly?

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Re: machine not taking in water from tap

More than likely its your solenoids which is were the water pipes attach theres 2wires going to these parts try swopping the wires from 1 solenoid to the other 1 after turning power off now turn the power back on and see if it now draws the water if it does then the other solenoid has become faulty

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you will see a large diameter hose going from the bottom of the tub to the pump.remove this hose at the tub end. lots of water will come out so make sure none goes on the motor. the filter is inside this hose. take out and clean
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