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Washer issues My washer makes a weird noise when I try to wash clothes in cold water--the usual setting I use to save on the electric bill. For some reason, it washes fine with hot water (which is VERY hot) but the cold setting won't work. What do I do? I can't afford to pay someone to come fix it and my fiance is in Iraq.

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  • Sara Feb 21, 2008

    well, now it works sometimes...I didnt do anything to it! so as long as its working, im leaving it alone!! lol

  • squirfy Nov 15, 2008

    I have the same problem. Some neighborhood kids turned my water off at the meter and when it was turned backon it would not work. Only cold wather though.



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  • 88 Answers there no cold water coming in?
If so, turn off the cold water and disconnect the hose from the washer, then ( with the hose in the sink or washer) turn on the water at the supply and verify normal water pressure. Check the screens in the inlet valves where the hose connects to the washer, make sure there is no gunk blocking water flow. Finally, if this doesn't can either replace the water valve, or if you want to get intense, you can remove the washer cabinet and check with an electrical meter for voltage at the cold water wire harness. If you don't have 120v at the valve with the washer timer turned to the wash position and turned on, (where it would normally fill) you need to replace the timer, which supplies voltage to the water valves. Hope that again if you have more info or q's.

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