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I have a Roper washer which is about 15 years old and it has never run properly because the hot water trickles in so slowly that I can only wash with cold. Can you make a suggestion Thanks Roz

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Make sure the hot water valve is turned on completely.
It is usually the cold water that creeps in because of clogged filter screens in the hoses.

Posted on Feb 21, 2009

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