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Why does it say to install to cold water only. My husband connected to our grohe pot filler to the hot water supply as he never follows instructions, and I was shocked to get hot water! Will this be a problem?

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Here is the link to the install manual for your pot filler... http://www.frankeksd.com/grfx/pdf_files/installs/PF3000.pdf

It mentions 'cold water only' in several places, but also mentions maximum hot water temp of 175, which is hotter than most hot water heaters (140-150), so I don't think (without being an authorized factory rep) that your hot water temp will hurt it... keep on keepin on... always wanted one of these for myself...

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