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Received washing machine with no instructions,favourite program show preference for warm water wash,when I go to use cold wash it fills very slowly and then beeps show warm water light flashing I need to manually change back to cold water then it repeats the same problem soon after it takes 2 hours to complete washing

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You MAY have a faulty cold valve (Not unusual) Or low water pressure. If the machine will fill ok on 'hot' but has a problem on 'cold' then you probably have a faulty 'cold' valve.
Do not change wires to 'hot' valve, as there is a difference..
Good luck....Nomess

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