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Our Bosch Nexxt washer uses very hot water on all

Our Bosch Nexxt washer suddenly uses very hot water on all cycles, including cold and rinse. Sounds like an internal water heater issue, but I can't find any information and the nearest 'certified' repair shop/person is 50 miles away. Anyone have experience with this?

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  • renee_dej May 14, 2009

    Wow - fast! Verified model# is WFMC3301. Thanks much for the help!

  • renee_dej May 14, 2009

    Agreed - and thank you very much for the help!

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There is a mixing valve that uses a solenoid to open and close (and mix) the hot/cold inlet water based on your selection.
If you verify the correct model # I can point you in the right direction for a new valve if you are so inclined.

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Posted on May 14, 2009

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    blueextc3221 May 14, 2009

    If your washer is the WFMC3301 as listed above...

    There are seperate valves for hot and cold water.

    The HOT Water solonoid may have failed in the open position...

    Or your controller has failed.



    CLICK HERE for your replacement hot water valve.


    CLICK HERE for the controller




    The controller management board (not shown) is the last resort... and most expensive. It would probably save you money taking it or having a service call instead of blindly changing parts without testing properly first.



    Thanks!

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