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Whirlpool WTW5300VW2 washer hot water pipes shake during fill

I have a new Whirlpool WTW5300VW2 washer. When set to "warm" the hot water pipe pulses and shakes during filling. We have a tankless water heater and it goes crazy turning on and off. Is the intake valve bad or is it a phenomenon with tankless water systems interacting with the temperature sensor on the washer unit? Have not tried "hot" setting. Thanks much...

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    Hot water hose shakes when water goes into washer.

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Good day,
The only test on the water valve itself, is to replace it. The term is
"replace with a know good part", but may or may not work.
It is very possible you mght need a plumber to install a riser on the hot water line somewhere betwen the tank and the line going into the washer. The riser creates an air cushion in the line that is used on many issues much as you described.
It could well be best to call a few quality plumbing companies, to see if they have dealt with that issue.

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