hot water not working in 30 yr old washer

ApplianceMaytag Washer


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repairMore than 2 hours

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers

william From elmhurst, IL

Oct 06, 2010

6 out of 6 people found this instruction helpful

-determined problem
--verify that hose not clogged, screen filters clean then swapped cold w/ hot and verified that the problem was in the hot valve.
-Moved washer to get access to hot/cold valves
--opened access panel holding valve and swapped wires between hot/cold to verify that hot did not activate when it should
--Used voltohmmeter to verify that hot water valve had open circuit.
--Obtained replacement valve, installed, reconnected water lines and verified that hot and cold water worked.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Water Inlet Valve

Part Number: PS1583805

In Stock