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Washer stalls while filling, must press start button to get it going again

I've got the GE Profile Prodigy top load washer. Lately the thing won't fill with water completely unless I check on it, see that it's stopped filling and hit the start button again. It then picks up where it left off. While watching it fill with water the water seems to barely dribble into the washer and makes a humming noise of sorts. I thought maybe it was clogged but every 25'ish seconds of filling the water will suddenly pick up quickly for MAYBE 10 seconds and then go back to dribbling. I do hear a slight "click" as the water fill changes from dribble to waterfall. This has been going on for maybe a month or two. I have yet to check anything really due to fearing ripping the washer open, but I've had enough. Thanks very much.

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Re: Washer stalls while filling, must press start button...

How is the water tempture is it hot water when you have it set on hot?? and vice versa?? you may have a clogged fill valve screen you will need to shut off the water and remove the fill hoses and check the screens that are in the water inlet valve use a opened paperclip to hook and puul them out to cleans Hope this helps If not plz let me know and we can go futher into the mach

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