Maytag washing machine


Purchased/installed in 1984, dedicated copper hot/cold lines, spigots (which are left full open).
Set it to hot/cold and start it, it always yielded a nice strong stream of water to fill the bucket.
Now I get a small dribble of hot. Completed a wash yesterday, but it looks -awful- slow. Something's wrong. LInes, hoses look OK.
Any ideas?
Will
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On 3/27/2010 2:11 PM, Wilfred Xavier Pickles wrote:

Used to have filter on hose connection to faucet get clogged.
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On Mar 27, 12:11 pm, Wilfred Xavier Pickles

== Both ends of each hose have mesh filters which are most likely partially plugged with rust/calcium or whatever. Remove the hoses and clean the mesh filters or replace them...they are quite inexpensive and can be purchased at plumbing shops or most large hardware chains. Take one of the old ones with you if in doubt. Probably need a small flat blade screwdriver to slip in around the filter in order to pry it out of the hose end. Sometimes they can be pretty tough to budge after many years of usage. ==
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First make sure there is good flow out of the spigots by removing the hoses at the spigots. If the flow there is ok, follow the previous posters and look for clogged filters on either end of the hoses.
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Looks like you covered all the bases.
Cold just had some crud in it. Hot was badly jammed, had to bend it up to get it out. Will seek replacements soon.
Many thanks (and to Frank, too).
Best, Will
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