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Water temp. keeps going to HOT no matter the setting.

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REPLACE THE COLD WATER SOLENOID VALVE ON THE BACK OF THE WASHER

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SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

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