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F&p 601 wont let water into fill have checked water level hose not blocked all ok .is it munted

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Hi just read your posting.Now just to confirm the model number,Is it GW601 or MW601?Now have you tried a hot fill and a cold fill and a warm fill?Have you removed the inlet hoses at the machine end and checked to see if water comes out of both hoses?Please reply with additional information on the questions and I am sure I can track down this fault for you.Looking forward to your reply.

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