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Maytag washer is a bit older its a Dependable Care model 3cycle

Clothes are more wrinkled and not sure why, I have lost the agitation in the regular wash cycle but the permanent press cycle seems to work properly. I have recently added the hoses with a restrictor that shuts off waterflow if it bursts. is it posssible that the reduced waterflow is the cause or is it the agitation feature?

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Re: maytag washer is a bit older its a Dependable Care...

The agitation problem is probably caused by a bad timer. Also, on the wrinkling issue, be sure that your hoses are connected right (hot to hot, cold to cold). Have found out that if they are switched, you would wash in wrong temp. Doubt that a hose would cause problems because washer wont start unless the proper amount of water is in the tub (also could be a timer problem). Good Luck!!! Jim

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