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I have a Whirlpool "Ultimate Care" top loader washer, bought approximately 1999. Recently, the cold water supply only trickles into the drum when using WARM or COLD water selections.

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This is a symptom of a water inlet valve problem. Probably the cold water solenoid. To replace, follow this link:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r600647-replacing_water_inlet_valve_kenmore

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I think you should test the programme panel first , if it is not this is the inlet valve.

Posted on Jun 01, 2008

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