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Water fill temp.

After washing a load with hot water I switch to cold water for next load and the water temp stays on hot. Intermitently (back & forth) switching to cold, sometimes!

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Check to make sure that your hot water isn't connected to the cold side this is the number one cause for your problem all washers rinse in cold so if you switch to and its hot cold then your hose is on the wrong valve just switch the fill hoses see if that don't fix it

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