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Gushing water - Hoover SPB11 washing machine

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Had one of these donated to me in time of need. Connected the cold water feed to the cold water feed inlet on the back of the machine, fed the waste pipe down the relevant spot in the wall and plugged the baby in. The machine also has an inlet for a hot water feed though I do not have a hot water feed to connect to it so left that as it was. Set the machine going and water began to spout from the hot water inlet on the machine, though only when taking in cold water. I'm sure there is a simple solution though I (obviously!) do not have much washing machine experience. aNy suggestions to rectify warmly received!

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First plug off the wall. Before connecting the "hoses" (both hot and cold) to the machine inlets see that the inlet is clean. Connect the outlet hose to the standpipe, not too deep. The outlet hose has to be about 3 feet above ground level; there is a water level mark behind the machine. Both the inlets should be well screwed in, noting the threads of the inlets

You said the water was gushing.....into the machine? Fine .....what next.......post back.

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