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Cold water rinse doesn't come in very hard. Just a trickle. Warm works fine. I just had the water shut off due to a water main break which is now fixed and water is back on. Warm wash fills fine. Cold rinse just trickled in and the washer is making a motor noise it never made before. I am renting this house and I think this washer is only 2 years old. Never done this before.

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    the video was mostly helpful but the guy kept putting his hands in front of the video right when he was doing the task he was describing. So, I couldn't see what he was doing! But his verbal instructions were helpful. I think the screens are probably clogged. The water sounds like it is working too hard to get through.

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Remove the cold water hose and check the screens for debris and clean. Also look inside the water inlet valve where the hose connects there should be a screen in there remove and clean. If this doesn't fix it the water inlet valve will need replacing. Here is a link that will walk you thru cleaning and inspecting the valve http://appliancehelponline.com/topwaterinletvideo.html

Posted on Sep 08, 2010

Testimonial: "This worked! Both of the screens were jammed with junk...had to use a high pressure hose to clean them well. THANKS! Everything is back to normal. :-)"

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