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Does not allow for hot water

The temp of the water is always cold. The machine ignores the temperature setting and only allows for cold water. Both hot and cold water are attached to go into the machine.

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  • Jay Sackett May 11, 2010

    Have you tried changing water temp switch?? Is there a warranty on it??

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Check the hot valve screen. If clean you will have to verify there is voltage present at the valve when using hot cycle. If there is and the screen is clean then the valve is bad.
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