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Only cold water

Please help. no matter what button i push, only cold water is put into the tub to wash. The hoses are attached, i have hot water in my hot water tank, i unplugged and replugged the plug. What next? Thank you!

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The solenoid that operates the valve for the hot water has probably failed.. A common fault on all machines.

Swap the wires from the hot inlet to the cold inlet and see if the hot water flows then. To check the cold tap, you will have to set it to hot, and to check the hot you will have to set it to cold (since the wires are around the opposite way) on the control panel.

Check power board also, there is a fuse that allows power to goto the inlet valves, though in your case seems to be OK as you are getting cold water still. Your particular model may have a seperate fuse for each solenoid though.

New inlet valves are available from any white goods repair shop. They come with a solenoid that operates the valve.

If this is still under warranty, then a call to F&P will have it fixed in no time. Make sure to have your serial number and all other info ready when you call.

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