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My Front loader whirlpool washing machine Starts & works

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My Front loader whirlpool washing machine
Starts & works for about a minute then
Water tap closed light comes on and it stops.
Whirpool sports
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Australia Whitegoods
Expert:  Kelly replied 8 months ago.
Hi, welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I look forward to helping you! Please know that I am not compensated for my time by the site until you rate using the stars at the top of your page. A rating is appreciated once we get to the solution for your appliance issue, thanks! There is an issue with one of the water inlet valves or the control thinks there is. Does it fill at the beginning? May I please have your model number so I am able to provide you with accurate, model specific information?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
WFS 1274CD
Expert:  Kelly replied 8 months ago.
Thank you! Does it fill at the beginning at all or error before any water enters?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Well it did. Initially how can i check again its locked now
Expert:  Kelly replied 8 months ago.
Unplug for about 10 minutes to reset the electronics. Any change when plugged back in?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Ill unplug and try
Expert:  Kelly replied 8 months ago.
Thank you!
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I just plugged in.
It didnt reset computer.
Therefore i used the reset / drain option.
Ill start after that.
It did seem to drain water into the outlet
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
How do you want me to Start from here
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
You there
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Expert:  Kelly replied 8 months ago.
Start a cycle and see if it will fill. If it does not, do you hear a humming or buzzing from the valve area where the hoses are attached?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Hoses attached to tapes designed for machine.
Hot water was leaking so i only have cold wash on.
Shall i just set quick wash ?
Expert:  Kelly replied 8 months ago.
You need to have both on. Even in a cold wash, the hot valve needs to open because there is a sensor that keeps the cold water at a specific temperature. That is why you are getting the error.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Ive just turned on.
Expert:  Kelly replied 8 months ago.
Let me know what happens, if it still errors.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Its stopped again.
Shall i do a reset with both
Taps on from start.
I only started with cold water then once was going put hot on.
Expert:  Kelly replied 8 months ago.
Yes, and then let me know what happens, please.