How a Washing machine water valve works
Here is a step by step guide of the process:
Common faults why water does not go into your washing machine:
1 The water only goes into machine at certain points of the washing machine program.
2 The washing machine slowly fills when the power is of the machine.
3 The washing machine starts but then stops with only a small amount of water in the drum. (this is normally low water pressure or blocked filter in the water valve)
4 No water goes into the machine at all.
This video on water valves will show you the faults