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There is hardly any cold water coming out when I start a wash load. It takes forever to fill the tub. Could this be the mixer in the back where the hoses attach? Thanks, Kevin

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Yes, the cold water side is very common to get clogged with sediment you can try too change the filter screen in it but you usually end up having too replace the whole valve assm.

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