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The cold water stopped working... it is not frozen... the hot water works but when i put it on cold nothing comes out... i disconnected the hose and made sure the screen was not clogged(it was not clogged i blew through the hose..) i hooked the cold water hose up to the hot water hook up and turned the washer to hot and of course the cold water came out...

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  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    i have a one handle bathtub faucet cold side works fine when you turn it to the hot side water stops coming out

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    i have checked hoses and they both are producing water to machine but only hot water will work on the machine when switched to cold nothing happens and no water comes out

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    water isn't shutting off when you hook hot water hose to it

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Sounds like you have a bad fill valve on the cold water side. If your hoses are not clogged, then remove the hose and check the cold water inlet going into the machine for clogs. There is a screen that can trap mineral deposits and/or rust. If you have well water or hard water, they can become clogged easily. Sometimes you can clean them out and they will work just fine. Most of the time, however, you will need to replace the fill valve. Make sure you unplug the machine and turn the water off. The valves are electronically controlled. I hope this helps.

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