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Ok, my problem is this: I need a new water inlet valve which is part #8271960 for my kenmore elite washing machine model #SM 9710803-a. I took a photo of what wires were hooked up where on the inlet valve but I failed to include which hoses coming from the guts of the washer are for hot and which one is for cold. I also failed to include a photo as to which corresponding spigot on the inlet valve would hook up to each the hot and cold water hoses. Need to know which hose coming from inside washer is for hot water and which is for cold (there is a green hose clamp on one) and I need to then know which spigot I would hook each up to on inlet valve (one has black tip on it and other is just the blue plastic from inlet valve).

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The left hose on the supply spigot is usually the hot. You can turn it on to a drip and see if it get hot.

Because it can be different try this on the washer.

Connect the water inlet valve wires and watch the valve when you put the wash temp selector on hot and cut the washer on. You should be able to see which valve moves. That is the hot. You don't have to turn the water on for this. It doesn't matter which hose from the washer you connect. Just make sure each one will easily reach the valve.

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