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I have a Maytag atlantis top load washer. It works on the

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I have a Maytag atlantis top load washer. It works on the hot and the warm water cycles(on warm cycle the water is hot). When you try to use the cold cycle no water fills and the washer shuts down.
Hi my name isXXXXX will be assisting you with this problem.Please allow me some time to do research and type a response to each of your posts.

The likely problem here is the clod valve on the inlet valve has failed, To check this access the valve, pull the wires off the cold valve then hook up a volt meter to the wires, start a cold wash and as the machine should be filling check the voltage, if as I suspect the reading is 120v then the coil on the valve has shorted. In this case the valve assembly will need to be replaced.

Please post back with the model number, I can then point you where to purchase a replacement valve :)

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