No hot water on wash or rinse cycles

ApplianceMaytag Washer


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairMore than 2 hours

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

James From Buffalo Grove, IL

Nov 24, 2010

1 out of 1 people found this instruction helpful

I read some stuff on the internet where folks with the same problem replaced the water inlet valve to repair this same problem. So I did the same. However, after I installed the new water inlet valve, the problem was still there. It was at that point I decided not to guess at the what issue was and instead test the components in the washer. Yes, I am a lazy dumb ass. There are many of us out there. I decided to use a continuity tester to test all components in the hot water fill circuit and determined that the water temperature switch was bad. So I ordered a new switch from Parts Select (they rock - it showed up next day) replaced the water temperature control switch and...walla. fixed!!! Only took about 30 minutes to replace. Lesson learned: Don't be a dumb ass and guess. Test.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Water Inlet Valve

Part Number: PS2037989

In Stock