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What is a Flow meter? Could this be the problem? Where can i get a inlet valve part # 8181694? In burnsville we were quoted a price of sixty dallors. where can i get the same part cheaper? Thanks for your help.
I asked the question yesterday about water filling up in the washer after a cycle is done, you mentioned the water inlet valve, but we turned off the hoses after a cycle and water still filled up in our machine. Thanks,

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Bad flowmeter will usually give a FH code..you must have a bad cutoff on faucet end with no water to machine none can come in even with bad valve as far as price for valve in your area have no idea what average retail price might be

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