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Wash cycles far too long!

Just acquired a flat to let out, but the new tenants say the washer takes 2-3 hours to do the 30 min cycle and 5-6 hours to do the 60 minute cycle. The washing comes out very hot and a bit smelly! What are my possibles here, anyone? Thanks ****

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Also check that the exhaust for the dryer is not blocked with bits of fibre. this would slow down the drying process, and highten smell

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You may have the hot and cold hoses connected wrong way round. water flow from hot is often very slow hence the extended times. to check, put on rinse which should let cold water in. see if it is in fact hot water coming in and this confirms hoses wrong way round. just interchange them. smell could be due to using liquid detergent. change to powder type

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