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Engry problem hi can i put a hot water feed on to my machine.theres only one blue hose on it,point being im using and waisting power to heat the water to temp ,make is zanussi iz12

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  • derekbracken Feb 17, 2009

    ok ,but can i apply hot water and disconnect the heating elements without doing harm ,and i can live with the above u mentioned,(electrician by trade) just trying to reduce power bill,bad times ,i put a crip meter on the supply and the machine was pulling 6amps or there abouts ,thanks

  • derekbracken Feb 17, 2009

    ok,no i dont have free hot water ,but was considering putting in a solar panel ,and i also would have hot water available all the time from my oil heating,Thanks rob

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HI
Its true you are using power to heat the water....
BUT
all the time its heating through different temperatures, different stains are removed. Also its agitating for all this time. If you put hot water in only it wont wash as long. Also the incoming temperature could be too hot for some fabrics. Also you wil be using your hot water to do all the rinses.
Its up to you, but, zanussi know what they are doing

Posted on Feb 17, 2009

  • royzee Feb 17, 2009

    HI
    you wont do any harm by putting hot in instead of cold, as long as its not so hot as to ruin delicate fabrics.
    I wouldnt disconect the heater tho.
    If the temp of the incoming water is not high enough for the programme selected, the machine will switch on the heater. If youve disconected it, the machine will just sit there. The programme wont advance untill the thermostat closes.

    Do you get free hot water....lol
    Rob



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