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Was shaking too much. Someone came in and said it was broken, but we didn't buy a new unit. Figured out that drying rinse was too fast and made it slower. But now no water enters the tub? We opened up the water from under the sink. Is there a valve (or two) at the washer end of the water supply?

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Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,
Shaking first-
It is necessary to ensure absolutely that the machine, even when empty, has all 4 feet very firmly on the floor, and I mean firmly ;-0)

Doesn't matter whether it is empty or not but switch it off then-
very firmly push one front corner diagonally into the centre of the machine and see if the machine moves or rocks AT ALL, even the slightest. If it does you will need the open-ended spanner which came with the (new) machine........which of course went missing a long time ago?!! An adjustable spanner will suffice.
Adjust the foot under that corner downwards until it is very firmly- almost pushing- against the floor but not so far that the corner lifts up!
If this corner did not rock do the same to the other.
Once you cannot rock the machine the slightest little bit, screw the locking nuts up tight to the underside of the machine so that they will not move. Ideally the rear feet should also be locked.
(If this has not cured the problem it is possible that the internal suspension is malfunctioning).
Now water-
It COULD be that the excessive shaking has damaged either one or both of the water inlet valves OR disturbed plug/cable causing poor contacts with the control PCB- it's difficult to say without an engineer checking. Sorry but I suggest definitely balance the machine because it needs it and then an engineer call ;-0(
Sorry again and good luck,
John C

Posted on Mar 28, 2011

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