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New WTW5700SW clothes washer. 1 week old. Worked great for 1 week. Temperature control problem. The cold setting provides hot water. The warm and hot setting provide cold water. The warm setting provides warm water. The hot and cold water supply hoses are still hooked up properly. What is wrong?

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    my washer maytag neptune FAV680AW is giving me cold water when the warm is selected and hot when the cold is selected.

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The temp thermister in the control panel is bad, lowes has a 30 day return policy if they delivered it have them bring you a new one, if you picked it up take it back, get a new one no need in starting out with an new almost out of the box washe with problems

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Step 1: Remove the back service panel and disconnect the hot-water and cold-water hoses to the valves.

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Step 1: Remove the back service panel and disconnect the hot-water and cold-water hoses to the valves.
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