Really had to improvise

Fixed a washing machine for a friend.
When I got there i realized my tool kit was missing a very important
item. I consulted the home owner for what she might have and I was bale
to improvise and get it repaired using red duct tape in place of black
BTW: Those You_Tube repair videos really help!
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In, on Tue, 13 Oct 2020 13:23:24 -0500, philo
Red is for hot water, blue is for cold water, black is for ice cold water.
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You'd love the Pex plumbing in my house. Hot water uses red or blue while cold water uses red or blue. Some of the runs use both colors.
I raised it as an issue before I closed on the home purchase, but the inspector told me it's not like the situation with the NEC. He said when it comes to plumbing, there's little more than a gentleman's agreement on what color to use. He said they can use whatever they've pulled off the truck.
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Jim Joyce
In, on Tue, 13 Oct 2020 22:46:11 -0500, Jim Joyce
LOL, but I wasn't clear. Your pipes are fine, the color code applies only to tape.
Good to know.
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