No cold water -- only hot

ApplianceMaytag Washer


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers
Socket set

Darla From Loves Park, IL

Dec 26, 2008

1 out of 1 people found this instruction helpful

My washing machine would only run hot water. Told my husband and we were ready to call the repair man when I suggested we try to order a part. So I Googled "washing machine repair". Clicked on the first sight I saw and 'searched 'no cold water' amd immediately saw explanation of our exact problem. The solution explained that MOST of the time the problem was the water inlet valve. So I ordered the part. My husband put the part on the machine and the process would have taken less than 10 minutes however the clamp was so rusted to broke and that required a trip to the hardware store. But I suppose clamp-life does not exceed 20 years. So mission accomplished and a great big thanks to all those who explained what they did to solve the problem!

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Water Inlet Valve (Now subbed to Water Inlet Valve)

Part Number: PS1583805

In Stock