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Hot water went off in condo building. Now it is back on but

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Hot water went off in condo building. Now it is back on but washing machine does not work and message says water tap closed. What do we do?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Plumbing
Expert:  Rick replied 9 months ago.

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There's a high probability that a lot of sediment was stirred up in the water pies when they turned the water back on. That sediment could be blocking the screens on the washing machine where the hoses connect. You could shut the water off to the machine then disconnect the hoses at the machine and clean out the screens just inside of where the hoses connect.

Expert:  Rick replied 9 months ago.

If that doesn't work disconnect the hoses then direct them into a bucket and turn the water back on. If the flow is good then you have a problem with the machine. If the flow isn't good you'll have to call a plumber to look into this further