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I have a hoover 750LB 7.5kg washing machine. My washer was working well until last weekend when we moved house. Now when I use it.. The water from the tap doesnt stop flowing. If I open the lid, I can hear the machine stopping, but the water still flows. Could it be something to do with the hose itself? As the hot water works fine and stops flow when I open the lid. The cold water will stop when I manually turn off the tap then turn it on again. Please help!

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  • martmajick Mar 27, 2011

    thanks so much.. Did exactly what you said and it did exactly what you said it would.. Will get the replacement part tomorrow (its sunday and everything is closed). Thanks again.

  • martmajick Mar 28, 2011

    the swap went perfectly.. Thank you so much..

  • martmajick Mar 28, 2011

    dcramer531 was wonderful. Thanks so much.

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What you have is a failed water valve, to test this just switch the hoses on the valve and turn it on hot and low level and see if the valve doesn't turn the water off. If the cold water coming out of the hot water valve shuts off then the cold selenoid is bad. these are a cheap and easy fix. You can do this yourself and save some money.I beleive the selenoids are around $10.00-20.00 US each.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=pB5PbSumfS0 Here is a video of the repair. the valve looks like the picture below.

I have a hoover 750LB - dcramer531_106.jpg

Posted on Mar 26, 2011

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    Dcramer531 Mar 26, 2011

    If you find that the water valve is still not rurning the water off after you swapped hoses, the it will be the pressure switch, but let me know how the hose swapping goes before we spend time on the switch.

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    Dcramer531 Mar 27, 2011

    Your welcome. glad yuo found out the easy way and not a service call. Let me know how the swap goes, like I said that is an easy fix but if your having issue let me know. If you find my hepl was useful I would apprciate the vote of confidence when your done and thanks for using Fix Ya

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