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Can't get anything but warm of hot water

In these economic times want to save by washing cold!

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If you set the washer for cold wash with a cold rinse, no hot or warm should enter the machine. If any hot or warm enters machine on cold / cold, check to see if the hot and cold hoses are hooked up correctly, and not reversed.

Posted on Jun 14, 2009

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2 weeks old? Under guarantee/warantee? Get in touch with the vendor/shop!!!
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