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Washing machine Kenmore 3.2 cu ft Super capacity plus top loader

My washer starts fills up but does not wash at all.I had to remove the clothes in it and drain it mannualy.Can this be the timer?

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  • Siafu Mar 29, 2008

    I have a Whirlpool LSR8433KQ1 top loader that just stop working this afternoon. We purchased it in 2004 from Lowes. The first load went through fine. The second load was set on medium the basin filled with water. Once the lid was closed it stopped. I turned the machine on and off with the dial still nothing. I thought it was the outlet. Changed the plug to another outlet and turned the dial to rinse. The water came on then stopped again. The original outlet still worked. I removed the clothes and made sure there was nothing caught in the agitator and tried turning it on again to no avail.

  • shinypurple Jun 19, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem. I blew into the pressure switch, but now it doesn't stop filling with water! I'm draining all the water out & then I'll try again...

  • b0hunt3r39 Dec 14, 2008

    I have the same problem, I emailed cat directly hoping for some help, I blew into the pressure switch as well and no wash cycle so I open to anyone who can help me. This is an 80 series super capacity plus

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    Sounds like a "machine gun" when filling drum on 5.1 cu ft front loader

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    softner drains out when filling

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Fabi, if Im reading you right the machine fills with water and just sits there. Can you hear the motor running when it should be agitating? If so you might have a broken coupler. If the machine is quiet and just sits there, it could be the pressure switch. The first picture shows the pressure switch with the rubber hose and purple wire going to it (far left). There is no model number posted but this is a top loading Kenmore, should be close. Take the rubber tubing off the switch and blow into the switch with another piece of tubing. Does it start agitating? If so, there's your problem. If you do hear the motor running and it's not agitating it may be the motor coupler. If you need more assist...email me at catriver1@gmail.com Catriver..post back.

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    Ron Marek Feb 05, 2007

    This is the coupler

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    Ron Marek Feb 08, 2007

    Dinoza, thanks for the kind words, if you ever need any help, you can e-mail the cat here at catriver1@gmail.com

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