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Re: Kenmore model 110.20172001 Whether set for cold, warm or hot wash cycles, the water filling the washer is always hot. Cold water is not mixing with the hot water. Can you tell me which part is most likely responsible? Thanks...

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Turn off the water from your hot water valve at the wall. See if you get any hit water then. If you do it must be comming in from the cold water side. If you dont get any water to flow the water valve or selector switch is at fault. 
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