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I recently bought a Whirlpool duet front load washer. It was not working properly, not completing the wash cycle, it would just stop after about 10 minutes. After many questions/solutions, I was told today that it is probably due to the fact that I only have a cold water source. I have used only cold water for washing for years, so when I moved the laundry room upstairs, I did not have the hot water pipe installed. My previous 2 washers worked fine with no hot water supply. I am not being told that hot water is being required for "mixing". Others have told me this is just not true, and I have searched info for several hours now and have not read anything that say a hot water source is required for mixing. Please help thank you

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HE machines can be touchy and you have an interesting question. I'd say if you have it set to cold /cold there is no reason it won't work but with all the sensors and accurate temps I could be wrong. I am going to research this further but I will probably not get back to you till next week I hope you solve the problem and thank you for teaching me in the process! My answer at this point is if you have it set for cold /cold it shoud work. Please let me know if you find out.

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