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Kenmore 80 series top loader the washer will not fill with cold water only hot water

The washer will only fill with hot water. If you put the water setting on cold cold or warm cold it does nothing. I can see the cold water is filling the hose coming from the valve, it is like the water is blocked from entering the machine does anyone have a solution to this problem. Please let me know it is very frustraighting. Thanks Patrick

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Re: kenmore 80 series top loader the washer will not fill...

Yes patrick you can try removing the cold hose from the washer, look inside the valve for a metal screen. If it has sediment blocking it remove screen, clean it and reinstall. If still no water replace inlet valve.

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