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Just finished a load of laundry and the machine smelled hot plus there was still soap in the machine. It finished its cycle but I had to rinse the clothes by hand to get all of the soap out.

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I don't know if it has been considered, but I would look at a cold water supply problem, since cold water is what is used in the rinse. Check the water inlet valve. Remove the water supply hoses and check the small screens inside the openings on the water inlet valve (especially the cold water side). Make sure they are clean of rust or debris. Next, check the solenoids. They can be tested using a multimeter or ohmmeter. Check for continuity. A lack of continuity means a bad solenoid. I will attach a photo for reference. Sorry for your trouble and I hope this helped. Best wishes.

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