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Post# 974566   12/19/2017 at 05:29 by Frigilux (The Minnesota Prairie)        

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A nice, stylish console from Hotpoint with an eye-catching gold/silver/black/white color scheme. Have always liked waterfall lint filters.

Fabric softener reservoir/dispenser: Boy howdy, you'd have to have a steady hand to pour two weeks' worth of fabric conditioner into that little Pez dispenser-sized trough. Some of today's viscous, super-ultra-mega concentrated softeners would undoubtedly gunk it up pretty quickly.


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Post# 974569 , Reply# 1   12/19/2017 at 06:02 by toploader55 (Massachusetts Sand Bar, Cape Cod)        

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"Pez size dispenser".

Perfect description. I was thinking could this be around the time of the Norge Dispens o mat ?


Post# 974575 , Reply# 2   12/19/2017 at 06:30 by Gyrafoam (Roanoke, VA)        

She looks like she is gassed. Could care less about the laundry.

I wonder what they did for the Overflow Rinse on these machines? I don't remember them.


Post# 974578 , Reply# 3   12/19/2017 at 07:00 by gansky1 (Omaha, The Home of the TV Dinner!)        

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Yeah, she's hiding something.  

 

Six temp combinations, so that means you could have a cold wash and warm rinse?  Looks as though there is no provision for using a lower water levels as with a "fill select" button on other machines.  

 

I have a repair manual - parts list for this washer IIRC, it used a constant overflow of water for the recirculating filter.  


Post# 974581 , Reply# 4   12/19/2017 at 07:20 by Maytagbear (N.E. Ohio)        
These Hotpoint washers

were timer filled, not meter filled.


Lawrence/Maytagbear


Post# 974582 , Reply# 5   12/19/2017 at 07:21 by Frigilux (The Minnesota Prairie)        
She looks gassed...

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I was thinking the same thing. Maybe the washer had a "Mother's Little Helper" dispenser, as well.

Post# 974584 , Reply# 6   12/19/2017 at 07:33 by toploader55 (Massachusetts Sand Bar, Cape Cod)        

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Maybe she just had a "Nooner" with Hubby. ; )

Post# 974585 , Reply# 7   12/19/2017 at 07:46 by gansky1 (Omaha, The Home of the TV Dinner!)        
Found some HP doctrine

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The early recirculating filter machines used a pressure switch in the outer tub (similar to GE FF washers) that ensured enough water to run the system.  In 68-69, they used an air pressure switch in the outer tub to measure water diverted from the fill flume to achieve water level selections.  The lower end models were of course timed fill only. 

 

There is no mention of an override switch for using a lower water level if desired on these earlier recirc versions like GE and some other solid-tub machines had.

 


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Post# 974593 , Reply# 8   12/19/2017 at 09:32 by pulltostart (Mobile, AL)        

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I think it's interesting that while the advertisement proudly reminds readers that Hotpoint is a General Electric Company, it also reminds them that the filtration system works without a "bulky filter pan".

 

lawrence


Post# 974596 , Reply# 9   12/19/2017 at 09:55 by ken (Ulster Hgts, NY)        
Eddie

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Or maybe the mail man?

Post# 974644 , Reply# 10   12/19/2017 at 17:37 by cuffs054 (GA)        

Whoever it was must have been good!





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