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My amana lw9103 fills cold water very very slowly. I just checked inside the hose and it is clean. What can it be?

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The inlet filter is blocked or the inlet valve is faultyand not opening as required. So trace the valve at the inlet of the water hose , you can see a filter attached to the front end.
now clean and set the filter, if not check the voltage on the valve , if low check controller, if not the valve can be cleaned or replaced accordingly

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  4. Checkthe fill screen on the cold water inlet valve for debris or depositsthat can restrict the water flow. If necessary, you can carefully pullthe screen out and clean it. Flush the inlet thoroughly and replace thescreen. NOTE: If debris makes it past this screen, it can cause thevalve to leak and cause a flood in your laundry room. Monitor thewasher for this type of problem is you pull the screen out and clean it.
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  6. If the above checks do not help you resolve the fill problem, you will likely need to replace the inlet fill valve.

Your cold water fill valve (mixer valve) solenoid has failed if after cleaning - the condition remains.
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