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Phil, Shop owner
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Experience:  Degree, Mech. engr. shop owner. 51 years experience
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Getting only hot water into washer even when cold is on and

Customer Question

getting only hot water into washer even when cold is on and when entering cold water wash
JA: What's the make and model of your washing machine? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: maytag 2000 approx 3 yrs old ???
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: depends on the problem
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: have tried only cold line on, both on, when cold only on no water at all
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Phil replied 10 months ago.

Hello, it is either a bad cold water solenoid valve, or a bad timer that is not sending power to the cold water solenoid valve during the cold water rinse cycle.

Tell me a lot about your technical skills and I can coach you further if you like.