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The hot water doesn't work. Cold water will work, but a lot doesn't work.

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Make sure the hot water faucet is turned on and connected to the washer.
If so, you have a bad water valve on the washer that must be replaced.

Posted on Jun 26, 2009

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2 weeks old? Under guarantee/warantee? Get in touch with the vendor/shop!!!
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I had the same situation but it is now fixed. Be sure your hot and cold water are both turned on, even if you use the COLD / COLD . My washer kept stopping in mid stream.Haven't had a problem in a month

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