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Washing machine doesnt heat the water

Washing machine works fine in all respects except it doesnt heat the water. Element is ok. Other parts are controller module, temperature sensor, temperature control knob.
Does anyone know what kind of components are used and how I can test further as I dont want to replace the main module if it aint broken!
I have tried the temp control in different positions but it makes no difference. People have said if it doesnt heat up the cycle will stop, but it doesnt, so perhaps the controller believes the water is already up to temperature?

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    johnle Sep 22, 2008

    Thanks Rick. I used to have a dual fill w/mc, was a bit cross to discover this is cold fill only. However w/mcs in uk at least seem to be all going this way, p'raps its to do with establishing an energy star rating.
    Its a Hoover Nextra 7 HNF 7147 about 16 months old (just out of warranty!)


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Most washing machines do not heat water, they merely let the hot water into the wash tub that comes from your house hot water heater.... when selecting warm, hot and cold water will be mixed together to get warm or when selecting cold.. only the cold water is allowed into the wash tub.. Please provide brand and model number of machine so I can tailor a reply toward your specific washer...

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