Question about Washing Machines
Hot water sensor is bad, or hot water control valve is bad
Posted on Apr 19, 2017
Try switching the hot and cold hoses. See if the hot water works. Sometimes the gate gets frozen, other times the hot is so slow it seems to not be working, similar to when it takes a long time to get hot water in the sink.
Posted on Apr 19, 2017
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Littleone.. please check your instructions.. some washers now dont need Hot water connection to them...they heat their own as part of the efficiency settings on the wash programmes themselves!
Posted on Mar 19, 2008
turn off water valves at wall, disconnect the supply hoses from the washer. where the hoses connect to the washer, there is usually a stainless steel screen/strainer inline on both the hot and cold inlet. corrosion on the cold side is pretty common. Menards, Lowes Home Depot stores sell the replacment screeens.
Posted on Jan 25, 2009
Turn off the cold water.
Remove the cold water hose from the washer. Clean out the filter screen in the water valve. Re-attach the hose and turn the water back on. If you get no cold water replace the water valve.
Posted on May 05, 2009
Make sure the hoses are connected correctly to the water valve on the machine. The connections will be marked with an "H" and a "C".
Given they are correct, most current washing machines have and auto temp feature on the water fill. It allows even cold water settings to bring in some hot water to make sure the water temp is hot enough to efficiently disolve your laundry detergant. The preset temps are usually around 75* for cold, and 105* for warm. Hot water comes in at whatever temp your household water temp is.
Posted on Sep 12, 2009
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