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Kenmore elite HE3 front loader door cracking and broken latch problem

We have had the kenmore H3t elite for 6 yrs. and have had continuous problems with the front dor - the plastic keeps cracking and breaking. the dor was repaced once about 3 yrs ago by sears at no charge (out of warranty) after much arguing and negotiating and less than one month after it was replaced it began to crack again - no more help f rom sears and now the door cracked so badly that the plastic got stuck in the latch and the latch broke as well - whcih means the door doesnt work at all- any one else with this problem?? any suggestions?? is it worht fixing - the machine is in a laundry room in our basement. and i am very careful not to let anything bang into it etc. we are thinking of just ditching the machine but the others we are looking at all seem to have problems of their own -

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  • danielrclock Dec 08, 2008

    I have the same problem. Sears is worhtless in helping. They want us to buy another extended warranty. We had it three years. We've preplaced it three times and it just broke again.

  • buggles23 Mar 20, 2009

    It happened to me today!!!! WHAT SHOULD I DO!!!!! HELP!!!!!!!! VAL.ARCA@LANGNEWS.COM

  • chmiller Apr 07, 2009

    We have had f11 and dh codes for the last 8 months on our 4 year old machine. Repairman to the house 4 times and it doesn't change things. I have spoken with Sears and they are willing to offer a 10% discount if we purchase a new one from them. Riiiight.

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There around 300.00 1 ideal to share buy service smart agreement from sears all parts &labor will be covered up to 500.00 i have warranty it payed off big time

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