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Installation of Hot and Cold Inlet Hoses for Washers

If the hot setting on the washer supplies only cold water and the cold setting supplies only hot water, then the inlet hoses may not be connected properly. This article will outline the process to verify that the hoses are connected correctly. Facing the wall, the cold water home valve is located on the right side and the hot water home is located on the left side.

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Most homes have this orientation. Here is the correct orientation for the hoses. The rubber washer with the screen is secured at the home water connection. Begin by connecting the hose to the cold water home valve.

Second, facing the back of the washer, connect this cold water hose to the cold water hookup located on the left side of the washer.

Always make sure the rubber washers are in place to ensure a secure connection. Tighten both connections with pliers. Third, connect the remaining hose to the hot water home valve.

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Fourth, facing the back of the washer, connect this hot water hose to the hot water hookup, located on the right side of the washer.

Tighten both connections with pliers. Always check for leaks, both at the washer connections and the home water valve connections. If there is a leak check that the rubber washer is in place. If the rubber washer is broken or damaged, remove it and reorder the part by calling 1-800-GE-CARES (1-800-432-2737) If the washer is located on the second floor, hot water may take extra time to reach the washer. verify that your water heater temperature is set between 120 F and 140 F. Checklist: 1. Facing the back of the washer, the cold water hookup is on the left side; the hot water hookup is on the right side.

2. always make sure the rubber washers are in place to ensure a secure connection. 3. Make sure to secure all connections by tightening with pliers.

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