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Hot water solenoid not energising i.e. no hot fill.

When machine switched on, hot water is supposed to enter machine, no electrical supply to hot water solenoid i.e. valve not opening to allow hot water into the machine.
Is there a sensor of some kind that could prevent the solenoid energising? Say, a thermostat, a pressure switch, or something on those lines that could be responsible?
Please help.

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Check the water setting.

it could be set to cold and not warm or hot that is why it is not energizing the hot water solenoid.

tnx 4 using fixya.

drcool

check also temperature setting of water. if it is set to cold, then hot water will not be energized. or it could be the defective part.

tnx again,

drcool

Posted on Sep 26, 2008

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