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Will fill with cold water but not hot

Hot water will run only for seconds, then shut off. can hear humming noise from fill valves. will fill on cold water fine.

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The hot water inlet valve is shot replace it

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The inlet valve on the cold water inlet is clogged, dirty or jammed. You need to remove the inlet valve and clean the valve and filter. use back flushing with brushing to clean the filter.
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If you do get cold water from the hose, check the strainer inside the hose fitting on the back of the washer. Clean it if it is clogged. If you still don't get cold water in the machine, you have a problem with either the solenoid valve or the cold water fill contacts in the timer (the timer won't start until the tub is up to the selected level, but if the valve isn't opening or the supply line is otherwise blocked, the machine will never fill). Sometimes in this case you can hear the solenoid valve humming (normally the sound is masked by the running water).

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Hi and welcome to FixYa, I am Kelly.
The humming noise your hearing is the inlet water valve solenoid. Before proceeding try switching between warm cold and hot to see if any of those selections give you water. If you get water on either hot or cold then you probably have debris in the inlet screens of the water valve where the hoses connect. Turn off the water. remove BOTH hoses noting hot and cold installed positions and the use a thin knife blade on the outer edge of the screens to lift the inlet screens out of the water valve body. Wash then under slowly running water rubbing them between your fingers. Reinstall the screens. Connect the hoses in their original positions, turn on the water and test your water fill again switching between warm, hot and cold. This should get you going. If your still having problems after doing the above; please respond with MODEL: number and I will help you.
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If there's no water at all, make these checks:

  • Is there water getting to the machine?
    Check to be sure that someone did not turn off the water, usually the faucet or faucets are on the wall behind the machine.
  • Is the water-volume selector switch set properly and are the control panel buttons pressed in all the way?

  • If you have a Maytag® washer, is the fuse (if there is one) in the control panel at the lid-switch bracket blown?

  • Is there a faint buzzing or humming noise coming from the water-inlet valve? (The water-inlet valve is the device on the washing machine that the fill hoses are attached to.) If you can't hear anything, the water-inlet valve may not be getting any power. If you can hear some noise and there's water present, you may need to completely replace the water-inlet valve.

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the humming noise is usually the inlet valve energised but no water there to come in. i appreciate you have checked. the other possibility is that the appliance has not pumped out completely and the noise you hear is the drain pump energised but stuck due to perhaps a foreign object in it. fault is unlikely to be inlet valve

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