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Will not accept hot water

I have established that on command to turn on the hot water selonoid is not being supplied by the microcontroller ( no high or low) The machine has been this way since new What do you think could it be the eeprom yours sincerely oliver

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    Iwish to make it clear that the make of the washing machine is an Indisit W103 I was not inquiring about awshing machines in general thanks


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Check for loose or bad connections, if o\k then probably control unit.

Posted on Dec 06, 2008

  • Barry Coates
    Barry Coates Dec 12, 2008

    The hot water solenoid is not energised on all progs, so if you are selecting certain progs this could be why it is not energising.

    Try selecting a high temp wash, if the valve still does not work, then I would suspect control unit.

    Make sure you have got good pressure, or the valve will not let the water through.


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