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I have a dishwasher whirlpool DU945PWSQO I like to know if i have to used hot & cool water install to the dishwasher. Or i have to used hot water only


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You only need to hook your dishwasher up to the hot water only. You can run a separate pipe from any hot water pipe, but in most kitchens the dishwasher is next to the kitchen sink, so the hot water is just teed off of the piping under the sink...

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