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Maytag Front Load Intellisense 6.5kg

Would like to know how to use just a cold wash cycle. Lowest temp is 20degrees. I turned off the hot water tap but the washing machine stops saying hot water tap is turned off.


My Maytag front load washer (Intellisense 6.5 kg) doesn't allow me to do a cold wash cycle. I tried turning off the hot water tap but the machine stops & says that I have turned off the hot water tap. The lowest temp setting is 20 degrees but for some wash cycles, I would like to use only cold. Is this possible?








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Washer may not be detecting water temp but water flow ..if you never use hot water may try hooking cold water to a Y-connector and then hooking to both hot and cold inlet valves ..however it is also possible washer is detecting inlet temps in which case you're out of luck ..i suspect the latter

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