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We have gravity water feed and is not filling up quick enough. Could i mix with hot water as well.So putting in a y to mix cold and hot together. Thanks Dave Williams

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Hi dave. actually you are supposed to fill a dishwasher with hot water only.

the long term fix for your gravity feed water system would be a shallow well pump.

please rate my answer as a fixya ,thanks

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