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Washing machine my washing machine is only using cold feed so costing a fortune heating water,but all hot piping is ok and clear just maching is not drawing it in can anyone help

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Having same prob but with cold been told its valve inside washer were you put hot water pipe seal can close its self off

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HOT WATER VALVE IS FAULTY

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I have no hot water as heating element waiting for repairs.Ia it ok to use washing machine with just cold water


Yes its fine. Most washers only have a cold feed anyway. But if yours as hot and cold the washer will heat it up

Mar 25, 2017 | Washing Machines

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Does the WM65 have a heating element and would you recommend using direct hot and cold or just cold?


Washing machines do not have an internal heating element . My cousin uses cold only on all of her washing .

Jan 22, 2018 | Washing Machines

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Only hot water is coming . cold water none


Ensure the hose's at the back are in the right places, Could be you or the fitters has put them in the wrong place.

Feb 20, 2012 | Kenmore Washing Machines

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In a previous house, we had both a hot water feed and a cold water feed. My new house only has cold water feed, can i still use this washing machine?


Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,

In a word- YES!

You will need to purchase, from a hardware (?) store, a 'Y' adapter. Upside down the single end screws into the cold water supply and the hot and cold washer pipes screw into the double end. The washer is fooled into thinking it has hot and cold! When it expects hot, it opens its hot valve but instead gets the cold water and has to heat it up. It will therefore take longer for the machine to do the washing. When it wants cold for rinses, it opens its cold valve and gets the same water! Simple ;-0)
Good luck,
John C

Mar 16, 2011 | Indesit W 123 Front Load Washer

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Does the wma76 hotpoint need a hot water feed? Is a cold water feed enough?


Hi from retired Englishman in France (it's 21:29!),

If your washer has 2 pipes for feeding water then one is for hot and the other is for cold naturally.
All washing machines have a water heating element in them- in case any hot water supply is not hot enough for its wash.
If you only have a cold tap you will need to purchase a 'Y' connector. This screws onto the cold tap supply (single end) and the hot and cold feed pipes connected to the washer screw onto the other two ends. The machine will now be fooled into thinking it has two separate feeds!
The machine opens the valve for the 'hot' water supply (which of course is cold) and the heats it up to the required temperature for the wash cycle. Afterwards, when the machine requires cold water for rinsing, it opens up the 'cold' supply (which is the same supply as for the hot water!) and is happy.

Hope this answers your question.

John C

Jan 26, 2011 | Hotpoint WMA76 Front Load Washer

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Why is my warm water is cold? The hot is hot and cold is cold but warm is cold.


There is too much pressure on the cold feed, reduce the pressure on the cold by partly closing off the tap on the cold.
Or ensure the hot feed is fully open and not blocked, check if there are filters inline - remove the feed pipes at the washer end and look into the inlet valves - clear if blocked.
The inlet valve is common to hot and cold water with only a small pipe to fill the machine, the cold water is being forced back up the hot water pipe due to the pressure you can feel the pipe cool down after running hot then go to warm, if hot water is flowing the pipe will stay hot, if not then cold is going up the hot pipe.

Jun 28, 2009 | Admiral AW22 Top Load Washer

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Cold water or cold & hot water connection?


If there is only 1 water connection on the back of the machine then it's a cold water supply only and the machine will be fitted with a heater element to heat the water. If it has 2 water connections then you need the hot supply and should ask someone to fit the correct isolation valve on the capped pipe so you can fit the required hose. Most modern machines are cold water only.

Apr 11, 2009 | Bosch Washing Machines

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Washing machine not heating water


yes it will work but unless you have hot water going into the machine there will never be hot water there but you can just use it with cold water will not hurt anything just no hot water

Mar 09, 2009 | Whirlpool Ultimate Care II LSQ9549L Top...

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Washing maching won't rinse in cold water


hi is this hot and cold water piped machine? ie two connections on rear of machine for hot and cold pipes ? if so are your pipes connected properly on machine and the water supplies? if cold supply is connected to hot supply then wash inlet allows water in washer then washes in cold? but when rinse is due? the elec valve that has hot water pipe connected?? is failing to open allowing water flow of hot on rinse so advise recheck pipes for flow of water from both? when disconnected from machine if flow ok then possible valve blocked/faulty hope you can understand above? if you can give more info on your machine it would help to offer a remedy?

Nov 01, 2008 | Hotpoint Washing Machines

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