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HE2 Plus washer will not complete the rinse cycle.

Washer stops before the rinse cycle completes and Fashes code Sd. water is still in the bottom. Have tried on most of the other cycles and it still does not work.

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  • ronnie_birge Jan 07, 2009

    We have been using HE detergent except for the last couple of times. We went to sears to buy whirlout and they had never heard of it. They did have a tablet called "affresh". We tried it and it did not help. We removed the bottom of the washer, found the troubleshooting guide with all the codes and the clean out for the drain. We cleaned thin out and have had no problems.

  • ryananddiann Feb 06, 2009

    my kenmore wont run through the rinse cycle just stops and starts flashing tried everything still does it

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Affresh is a product that removes the "mildew" smell from the washer. It's not meant to get rid of suds. At least now your washer smells fresh!

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Hi!!! You best been usin he detergent if not you are in trouble..You have a sud built up..clean all the water out and go to sears and buy whirlout for he machine..tell them that you have suds and want to clean it with whirout..good luck..

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