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APARTMENT SIZE WASHER, WATER NOT FILLING INTO

APARTMENT SIZE WASHER, WATER NOT FILLING INTO TUB. WHAT SHOULD i DO?

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The typical problem with something like this is the water valve tends to fail. Replacing it isn't too difficult. The water valve is essentially where you hot and cold water connect to the washer. Be sure and unplug the washer before removing it, as 120V is present at the valve when it's activated!

I hope this helps! :)

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