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Won't fill with water, water dribbling in.Possieble solenoid problem??

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Take off the pressure to the inlet valve or valves by turning off the wall supply

Unscrew the hose connectors making sure that you mark which ones they go back onto if your machine fills both hot and cold

Look inside the opening there will be lots of gung inside , pull out the filters carefully

You may need a pair or long nosed pliers

Wash out the filters and re-assemble

If that does not improve the flow , change the valve

Posted on Jun 30, 2009

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