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Kenmore Elite HE5, beeps 3 times when start button pushed, does not start.

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  • Sandy15102 Mar 07, 2009

    I have same problem. Everything looks good, lights up, time it thinks it will take to dry is displayed, but cycle select light is blinking, and pushing start gives 3 beeps and then nothing.

  • mw0929 Mar 17, 2009

    I just got my brand new Kenmore Elite HE5t washer/dryer delivered. The delivery guys could not get it to work. It lights up but but beeps 3 times when 'start' is pushed. They are coming back tomorrow with a new one. Is this a bad sign of things to come?

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The door is not completly closing. Make sure to push it in hard around the clasp areas. If yours has a light, the light should turn off and on as you open and close the door.

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