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Crystal-like substance We had no cold water going into our machine, so my husband disconnected the hose and cleaned it out. We thought it might be hard water build up. When he flushed it, a whole bunch of yellow, grainy, crystal-like things came out into the wash tub. Now I have cold water but more crystals are coming out into the wash tub. What are they?

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It sounds like your water system might need some filter housings installed?-- are there any filter housings in any of your water systems?-- If so, what are they accumulating-- what do you find, when you change filters.
Write back what you are finding.. If you have no filters, then let's install either ONE on your common cold water supply to the house-- or start with two at your washing machine. Which would be easier?- Write back-- Mack Baxter

Posted on Nov 04, 2017

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Sounds like you have a bad fill valve on the cold water side. If your hoses are not clogged, then remove the hose and check the cold water inlet going into the machine for clogs. There is a screen that can trap mineral deposits and/or rust. If you have well water or hard water, they can become clogged easily. Sometimes you can clean them out and they will work just fine. Most of the time, however, you will need to replace the fill valve. Make sure you unplug the machine and turn the water off. The valves are electronically controlled. I hope this helps.

Posted on Apr 29, 2007

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I dont kow what you mean about a spinner? If your talking about the part in the middle thats caled a agitator. If your washer is the model with the plastic tub the agitator pulls up from the bottom. And I have to tell you it is not a easy thing to pull out. The hard gritty substance could be from your water. You might want to have your water checked. Hope this helps you.

Posted on Jul 13, 2007

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SOURCE: Hot water continues to run after rinse, filling tub overflowing

sounds like you are right the water inlet solenoid on the hot side is sticking remove the hoses and clean th escreen out and the valve try agin with a fill on hot to see if it stops on a small load if not replace the water inlet valve

Posted on Mar 15, 2008

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SOURCE: Cold water is slow when filling for rinse cycle

Turn off the cold water.
Remove the cold water hose from the machine.
Look inside the cold water inlet on the machine and clean the debris from the screen.
Problem solved.

Posted on Feb 22, 2009

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Water does not enter the pressure hose, air does.
Remove the plastic tube from the air dome on the side of the washer. Use a small piece of wire and clean the soap scum out of the air dome hole. Blow through the plastic tube to hear the water level switch click.
Inspect the plastic tube for a hole or pinched.
If these steps do not work replace the water level switch.

Posted on Mar 24, 2009

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