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NO WATER INTAKE WHILE RINSE OPTION IS ON

I have LG Top Load washer since 2005. recently it has started doing the following.when i set to wash rinse spin option, or rinse spin or was rinse, hence any option that has RINSE to do, IT DOESNT TAKE IN WATER FROM THE HOSE, however i can hear some sound as if its trying to and also the timer is running, but actually there is NO WATER.then i manually fill in water and run the machaine:s...so please advice what to do. i am in islamabad, Pakistan and here i dont have any good LG service center.

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It sound like the cold water inlet valve is faulty, the rinse cycle uses only cold water, and the water in the 'wash' cycle is probably hot.You need a new inlet valve, which on your machine is probably a double hot/cold unit.If you can't get a new inlet valve, a handyman/electrician may be able to change the wiring to use the 'hot' inlet valve for cold water which will allow the machine to wash, and rinse, using cold water through the hot valve..Tikka?...Good luck...Nomess

Posted on Jun 02, 2010

Testimonial: "that could be very right as surely the cold inlet has no water since a few days because of low water level at home in last 3 weeks. i appreciate and thank you and would return if the problem persists. regards"

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