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Cold water flow restricted on model LA8800AL

Cold water flow restricted on Maytag washer model LA8800AL

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Could be kink in fill hose , Dirty filter at fill hose or faulty solonoid valve, the 1st two are easy..Good luck

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Check the water inlet valve. Unplug the machine, turn off the water, and remove the supply hoses. Check the small metal screens inside the openings on the water inlet valve. Make sure they are clear of rust or debris. (Especially the cold water side) Check the solenoids using a multimeter or ohmmeter and testing continuity. A lack of continuity will mean a bad solenoid. I'll attach a photo for reference. Sorry for your trouble and I hope this helped. Best wishes.

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