Question about Kenmore 3.8 cu. ft. HE3t Front Load Washer

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Won't spin I have a 3-yr-old HE3t. It is not completely spinning clothes dry at end of cycle. Clothes are still very wet at end of cycle. Last load I did I was watching it and with 5 seconds left it just shut off without doing the higher speed spin after the rinse cycle. If I hit the drain and spin button after the wash cycle ends,it will spin them out the way it used to but won't do it as part of the normal wash cycle. I even hit the extended spin option as part of the wash cycle but doesn't help. Also, at times there has been water left in the drum when I go to do another load. I haven't seen any code numbers show up on the error code lights. Any help would be apprecitated. Overall, happy with the machine but dreading an expensive repair after only 3 years.

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  • Janice Summers Dec 24, 2007

    My Maytag washer is not spinning out all the water, on the final cycle. It seems to happen mainly when there is a heavy load such as a blanket or bedspread. The washer nor the load is not out of balance.Thank You in advance for any help with this matter.

  • Anonymous Jan 24, 2009

    have a whirlpool washer model #LSQ9564MQ0. Will not spin clthes dry unless I put back on high spin and loosen basket, close door until I hear it spinning. I have to repeat 2 or 3 times. Whats the problem?

  • davidmparks Mar 24, 2009

    i have a kenmoore elite He3t it seems to be spinning very slow and making a low sounding moan. any help would be greatly appreciated.

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    Dave

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As previously suggested, try cleaning out the drain system. See my solution at http://www.fixya.com/support/t114322-kenmore_elite_h3t_washer

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I was having a similair problem, in the high spin cycle. Water wqs not completely draining. medium and low spin were ok. I followed the advice posted by Catriver, and it seems to have fixed the problem. Thanks for posting. This is what the 'net was inteded for!

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Dskbob, the first thing to do is remove the lower panel. Right in front you will see the pump filter. Get some towels and a bucket and unscrew the filter cap and pull the filter out. See if you have a bunch of lint and stuff in there. If you do, clear it out and give the washer another shot. See if this corrects your problem...Catriver..post back

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