Thank you for that information.
Considering the age it sounds like all you have is a bad water inlet valve (solenoid) electrically operated valve.
This is an easy paer to replace and I will help if you need me ;-)
Its not very expensive either.
The best place to get a new water inlet valve (solenoid) is : http://www.espares.co.uk/
It is best to call to order thi spars since there are many different types of these solenoid valves out there that they carry. So it you call, you will be sure to get the right one the first time and also if you call, they ship the same day !
Please call espares: 0844 9777 888 .
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