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With hot water hose connected to hot water connection on washer, cold water hose connected to cold water connection on washer: Setting for Cold/Cold uses hot water for rinse. I switched the hoses so cold water is connected to hot water connection and turned hot water off. Cold water is used on Cold/Cold setting until time to rinse. No water fills before spin. I turned hot water on, keeping setting to Cold/Cold, and rinse uses hot water. What is wrong with this washer? It has been doing this since I bought it new.

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Hello, if this has been happening since the washer was purchased it may be that the inlet valve was hooked up the wrong way around, By this I mean the inlet valve's are a duel valve. You should access the valve which can normally be done from the rear of the machine. there will be a hot wire going to the hot water side and a hot going to the cold water side and then a looped common/neutral. switch the hot wires for the hot and cold and see if this repairs the problem...although it's extremely rare it may have been an error on manufacture. I hope this helps!! good luck, if you have any further questions or concerns please feel free to comment again :)

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