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Hotpoint Aquarius WF100

Hi, Firstly the WF100 came with only one water supply pipe. Should it be connected to cold water or hot water (it came with the blue colour coded pipe). If it is meant for cold water can it still be connected to hot water?

Secondly there is a fault with the machine - water gushes out from around all the gaps of the door and the detergent compartment, although they are properly closed.

Please kindly let me know if anyone has any suggestions.

Many thanks.

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Firstly, there should be only one hose, always connected to the cold supply.
The unit will heat the water to the setting you choose for the wash (40 - 60 - etc)

Secondly, if the unit is leaking water, try turning down the cold pressure, this will slow the supply pressure to the unit and prevent spray out from the detergent drawer.

Your supply tap should have an isloting tap on it, adjust this until it sullpies water at an acceptable rate.
Do this by feeding the hose into a bucket/basin and tweak it until it pours out - not sprays out.
This should alleviate any leaks around the machine.

Hope this helps.

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