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Washing machine not filling up properly ?

Discussion in 'Home Appliances' started by internetuser, Jul 29, 2011.

  1. internetuser

    internetuser Active Member

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    Any idea what can cause this before I pull it out and poke round with out much of a clue ?

    It seems the water comes out slowly into the tray were you put the liquid ?

    Which means it takes ages to fill the main part of the machine ?
  2. paulyoung666

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    Do your taps run as normal ?, there is normally a gauze filter where the hose screws onto the back of the machine ...
  3. internetuser

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    Water pressure is fine.

    It has two hoses going into the back off it ?
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    MIghtyG Active Member

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    Most water inlets on machines have a filter of some sort afaik, can sometimes get blocked up a little and stop it working properly.
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    Hot and cold fill then , I would check both hoses for filters firstly ....
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    Have you moved into a new house ?

    Only ask as i have and was having similar problems.Hardly filled and then wouldn't spin out.Turned out the outlet pipe had been capped :blush:

    Called out a bloke for him to pull out a piece of plastic from the pipe :facepalm:
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    or as we found out , the friendly removal company we used connected up the washing machine for us , they got the hoses the wrong way round , hot to cold , cold to hot , took us a while to work out why the washing was coming out red hot at the end of the cycle :laugh:

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