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Maytag toploader I have floodsafe flexible lines for water input. When I run both hot and cold (warm) water the flow is fine and cycle will finish. However when I isolate the lines either hot or cold the water will run for about 30 seconds and then shut off. I know it runs at a steady 40 psi, so I don't think it is a pressure issue. I have check the resistance and voltage for the inlet valve and it is fine. Should I just buy some regular lines. I have used these floodsafe hoses for the past 5 months. Anybody experience this problem or have any input?

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  • lou563 Dec 12, 2007

    If i want to run just cold then only the cold line will be used, which is why i posted this problem. The same with if I was to just want hot water, the hot water line would be used. When warm water is selected both the hot and cold lines run together because there isn't a seperate line for warm water, the two are just combined. Using both lines produces the warm temperature and is the only time my washer will finish its cycle. When either the hot water or cold water is used seperately (isolated) I experience the issue of the lines cutting out.



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Why isolate the the lines?

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