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Hot water valve not closing

Just fitted a brand new timer kit from hotpoint, changed the hotwater valve, the hot water valve will not close, is there a sensor to control it

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There's a water level sensor which sends the electronic signal to the control board to close the valve. There's tiny little pipe going from the top of the drum. at the end of it, the level sensor.
Also make sure you've used Normaly Closed type valve (NC).
None of above? then it's the control board

Posted on Jul 25, 2009

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