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Is inlet filter cleaned?

  • Water/Suds Issues
  • Fills Slow/Does Not Fill
  • Troubleshooting
  • Washer Dryers, Washing Machines
  • Last Updated 04/27/2015

Is inlet filter cleaned?



cause Cause


         ■ An inlet filter is installed in washing machine to prevent foreign substances from entering a water pipe.


         ■ If inlet filter is clogged, water supply can be influenced.



how to fix How to fix


         ▶ Cleaning inlet filter


            1) Close the water tap and unplug the power cord.

               inlet filter cleaning 1


            2) Remove inlet hose by turning it counter clockwise and take out the filter out of washing machine.

                inlet filter cleaning 2


           3) Clean the inlet filter with a toothbrush in running water.

                inlet filter cleaning 3

                                       <Filter clogged with rust>


           4) Reassemble parts in order.

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