The unsuspecting neophyte may be tempted to shotgun this one and just replace the water inlet valve, hoping to get lucky. And you just might get lucky IF your valve has the built-in thermistor AND the thermistor is bad. However, the temperature control board in these washers have been a troublemaker and can induce this same symptom. How can a grasshopper tell which is the real problem? By grokking this topic in the laundry forum.
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