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Hot water in washer comes out fine. Cold water is very slow coming out. It dribbles and takes forever to fill.

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  • ejhiemer Mar 19, 2009

    Same problem w/slow cold water. Filter was clean, hose is fine. problem is between hose connection and washer fill mechanism. any ideas?

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Clean inlet screen where hose attaches to machine. Water from water heater is generally "cleaner" as sediments have had a chance to settle out in the water heater. Cold water carries more stuff directly to the valve screen. Check also for kinked hose.

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