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Can i use the cold feed on the hot feed for my washing machine?

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No need to rinse in cold other colour will run and shrink.

Posted on May 20, 2011

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SOURCE: WHIRLPOOL AWO/D 5726 - cold water feed only?

Most washers now made in the u/k, are cold fill only, but if the new washer is hot and cold fill, and you only have a cold supply, then it will tell you in the installation guide how to connect it to use it from cold only.
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Posted on Jan 08, 2009

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SOURCE: My washing machine (dwd-wd32ws) only uses hot water to wash!

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try and switch your hot and cold water hoses around the other way. it should start the cycle with hot and rinse cold.. If it still does it you may have to have it serviced..

jm

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Posted on Feb 02, 2010

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Yes. There is a part that allows you to connect the cold water supply to both the hot and cold inlet hoses. It has worked successfully on our 6100 for 8 years or so. I think it was part of the original kit rather than a subsequent purchase - it's a Y-shaped yoke with an inlet connection and two outlets that accept the two hoses feeding the inlets of the machine. From memory i tink the situation is mentioned in the user manual somewhere.

Posted on Apr 28, 2010

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SOURCE: can the washing machine run on cold water feed

you can use a cold feed on washes below 50 degrees
if you need to connect a feed to the hot water inlet on the machine you can buy a y shaped connector to join both pipes together from the machine and then connect the one remaining connection to the water supply valve

Posted on Dec 04, 2010

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In a word- YES!

You will need to purchase, from a hardware (?) store, a 'Y' adapter. Upside down the single end screws into the cold water supply and the hot and cold washer pipes screw into the double end. The washer is fooled into thinking it has hot and cold! When it expects hot, it opens its hot valve but instead gets the cold water and has to heat it up. It will therefore take longer for the machine to do the washing. When it wants cold for rinses, it opens its cold valve and gets the same water! Simple ;-0)
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