Are all washer hoses the same?
In this regard, are washer hoses Universal?
Stainless-Steel Universal Washer Hoses (2-Pack) is made from heavy-duty stainless steel. The stainless steel hoses have a protective noncorrosive coating for added strength and durability. The 4 ft. length suits most laundry setups, and the hoses fit most standard washers.
Secondly, are all washing machine inlet hoses the same?
All washing machines should use standard sizes and fittings. You should always get new fill hoses with your washing machine. Even though the existing fill hoses will still fit you should normally fit the new hoses supplied if possible.
As far as a difference between the hot and cold water hoses, there is no difference. The only reason they are marked is, to help you identify them. It won't matter if they are reversed.