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Problem one : check to see if the float switch is stuck in the up position. The float is located usally in the front right or lift corner. Moving it up and down should make a clicking noise. If no clicking noise is heard. Remove front kick plate. (4 screws) and check switch with electrical meter. If still no water check to see if there is voltage to water inlet valve. If there is power to the inlet valve and still no water. Replace water inlet valve. There is two screws holding the valve in place and a coper line to the valve and a black rubber hose on the top of the valve held on with a hose clamp. Always shut the power off to the appliance before replacing any parts for safty.Make sure you shut the water off before removing valve.
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