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Won't spin or agitate - will pump water water out

My Kenmore washer model 417 44102301 will run water in when first turned on but will not advance to next wash cycle. Would this be caused by the control timer/circuit board?
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  • 1cam3 Nov 20, 2008

    Thanks,

    I replaced the Spin Control Board assembly to repair this problem. After looking at the schematics I saw that the problem I was having was caused by the Spin Control board. The asssembly cost about $130.00 from Repairclinic.com. They seem to have the better prices. I've brought several parts from them for different appliances.



    Elbow...

    thanks again.

  • Anonymous Nov 25, 2008

    As far as I can tell my Kenmore is an HE2 and it also will not advance to the spin cycle.

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This is caused by either a bad door switch or a speed control unit. There is no way to test the door switch but it is the cheapest to replace. Try that first then the speed control. The door lock switch hopefully does it. (even if it locks it can still be bad there is another switch inside.)

Posted on Nov 18, 2008

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    Justin Duby Nov 20, 2008

    Ok. glad you got it fixed!

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