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The cold mwater line does not work.

The cold water line does not work. I have swapped hoses to insure there was not a blockage problem but the same result. hot works, colddoes not. The easher is an amana distinction

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  • Ok, sounds like
  • Sediment has gotten into the valve from the household water supply and is blocking the flow.
  • You must Replace the valve.
  • Cold water hand valve at wall turned off
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