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Water Temperature The temperature of the water coming into my washing machine does not seem to be right. It is always hot, no matter what cycle it is on, even if it is only on rinse. Both valves are open, there is no "kink" in the tubes and they are connected correctly to the machine.

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You have the water tubes connected wrong way round ie cold to hot and hot to cold - honest. change them over and bet its cured

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