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When temp is set on hot water--hot water shuts off & cold water comes out

When the washer is on Hot Water, the hot water comes out for about 60 seconds, then it switches to cold water. Even the second rinse is cold water instead of hot water.
What is the problem?

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  • bmcm13059 Mar 23, 2008

    Hot water runs for about 60 seconds then shuts off completely during fill stage. What is the problem? Do you still think it is the solenoid that the water hoses come into?

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    washer is sit on cold water but hot water is coming out

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    Cold water only coming out of tap

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    WHEN THE WASHER IS SET ON COLD WATER ONLY VERY HOT IS COMING OUT

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In the machine, you have a solenoid that the water hoses come into. That piece is controlled by a timer. The hot water during the cycle, does it shut off completely during fill or intermittent?

Posted on Mar 16, 2008

  • Robert Fawbush Mar 24, 2008

    I do believe it is the solenoid. It isn't registering that the hot water needs to continue in with the cycle, however, my wife does ALL laundry on cold wash any way, it helps to eliminate shrinkage.

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