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Whirlpool Duet GHW9100 LW1 Front Loading

Just a follow up. When water was entering the machine, a high pitched buzz was coming from the water inlet valve. When the repair man was checking the problem, he unplugged a wire to the inlet valve and the noise stopped. He therefore came to the conclusion that the problem was the inlet valve. The hoses and water pressure are fine. Do you think he made a correct diagnosis?

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  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    no hot water comes in

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    Seems like obstruction


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Probably a good assessment. I wasn't trying to second guess your repairman. I just wanted to make sure you were able to have the knowledge to eliminate some of the possibilities yourself. That way, you feel a little more confident that you're getting the correct repair. It sounds like the solenoid is probably clogged or scaled up from sediment. Let me know how things turn out for you.

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As you can see, you may need to rule out some other possibilities. Did your service man check all the other options? The easiest things you need to check is to make sure you don't have a siphoning issue, something clogged in the drain pump or lines, and dirty water inlet screens. These are the more common contributors to this problem. The pressure switch and flowmeter are less likely, but still should be checked. If need further assistance, please go to my profile and use the "Ask Me" feature for a quicker response. I hope this sheds some light on the problem and helps resolve it for you.

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