My 2 year old FisherPaykel washer fills very, very slowly when using cold water.
I started by checking the hose at the faucet end to ensure that the screen wasn't clogged. Then, I removed the hose completely; reattached one end to the faucet, turned on the faucet and let cold water run into a pail.
I re-attached the hose to the machine, turned the faucet on and the cold water barely drips into the machine.
If I change the setting to Warm, the water runs more quickly, but, obviously is running only hot.
You said you checked the screen at the faucet end, did you check the one at the washer connection?
Most washing machines have a wire mesh screen which sits inside the plastic connector that the hose connects to. You will have to use a small pointed object (like an ice pick) to remove the screen and clean it. Be careful not to damage it, I have ruined them on more than one occasion and had to replace it with a new one.
If that is not the problem, there is likely a problem with the valve that is controlled by the hot/cold knob. I am not familiar with your washer brand, but mine required quite a bit of disassembly to get to the valve and switch, and in my opinion is a job better left to the local repair man.
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WEll, maybe not. Disconnect the hose and test flow there. Items to include in your ivestigation are tap washer on hose faucet, INLET screen on machine hook ups...Often the screens plug up with particulate matter....
I can tell you its not in the hoses, typically in the washer where the hoses go in there will be a screen. Check these screens, you will get a lot of sediment built up on these, i have to clean up mine every 2 years. This will still have to be done even if there is a water softener. If this is not the problem then I suggest checking every valve in the cold water system. Making sure they are opening fully.
if so, the first thing to do would be to check the screens in the cold water fill hose and the screen in the cold side of the water valve on the back of the machine. if that is not the problem then replace the water valve.
First - check the water inlet hose screen for calcium or rust build-up.
If cold water is filling slowly, take these steps:
Unplug the washer.
Turn off the cold water supply faucet.
Remove the fill hose connected to the back of the washer.
Checkthe fill screen on the cold water inlet valve for debris or depositsthat can restrict the water flow. If necessary, you can carefully pullthe screen out and clean it. Flush the inlet thoroughly and replace thescreen. NOTE: If debris makes it past this screen, it can cause thevalve to leak and cause a flood in your laundry room. Monitor thewasher for this type of problem is you pull the screen out and clean it.
Placethe end of the hose in a bucket and briefly turn on the faucet to checkfor proper pressure and flow from the cold water hose. If waterpressure from the cold inlet water hose is bad, check the hose forclogs. If the hose is okay, then I recommend calling a plumber to checkthe water supply to your washer cold water faucet.
If the above checks do not help you resolve the fill problem, you will likely need to replace the inlet fill valve.
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where your water lines connect there is a sc reen inside and if it is clogged with rust lime and or mineral deposit. it needs cleaned out. you can pull it out with a ice pick or something pointy. Check your screen first and if that doesn't fix ya then yes replace the unit.
No it is probably the screen that is either in the end of the hose that attaches to the machine, and/or the screen is placed so that the cone is toward the machine instead of pointing away from the machine. If the cone is pointing towards the machine any debris in the lines would collect and eventually fill the screen cone and slow or shut off water flow.