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Hot and/or cold fill

We have ordered a hotpoint built-in d/washer, which has both hot and cold fill. On disconnecting old d/washer, we discover we only have cold fill supply. Will the hotpoint still work? Should I cancel the order?

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A dishwasher usually fills with hot only. Actually it will fill with whatever is connected to it.

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If an inlet valve is faulty, check the water connection and the
valve screens. Try gently tapping the solenoids;
if this doesn't work, replace the inlet valve assembly.

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