Question about Washing Machines

1 Answer

My kenmore elite he 3 does everything right except wont spin all the water out leaving cloths more damp than they should be can anyone help I wanna fix myself but not sure where to start. Thanks

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Top Expert:

    An expert who has finished #1 on the weekly Top 10 Fixya Experts Leaderboard.

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

  • Washing Mach... Master
  • 9,472 Answers

Clear the drain filter.

Posted on Dec 03, 2012

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

  • 1294 Answers

SOURCE: clothes still damp to wet after spin cycle

You need to clean out your outlet filter; this needs to be done periodically - according to your usage. If this does not solve your problem check out your outlet pump. Plug off the wall first before you do the jobs. The machine will not drain water if the outlet is clogged. And rate me pl, if the solution has worked......

Posted on Dec 02, 2007

  • 148 Answers

SOURCE: washer wont drain water

It won't drain If your washer won't drain, check these:

It spins, but doesn't pump
It doesn't spin or pump
It pumps, but the water returns
It spins, but doesn't pump If your washer spins but doesn't pump the water out, the drain line is probably clogged. In many washers, a small sock or other piece of clothing can get between the clothes tub and the outer tub that holds the water. If the clothing gets between the tubs, it may then get into the drain hose that's attached to the pump--or even into the pump itself. If it's in the pump, you need to remove the hoses from the pump and pull the item out.

To remove the sock from the outer tub port, open the washer's main access panel and remove the large-diameter rubber hose that connects the pump to the bottom of the outer tub. Then, using needle-nose pliers, try to grab and remove the clothing through the port.

Sometimes you can't remove the stuck clothing from below. Then you have to remove the agitator, top of the outer drum shield, and inner clothes tub. This isn't easy to do--and you may need special tools--so you might be happier getting a qualified appliance repair technician to do the job.

If the drain line isn't plugged, the problem may be with your pump. Even if the pump appears to be turning, the internal impeller may be broken. If so, you need to replace the pump.

Posted on Jul 13, 2008

  • 63 Answers

SOURCE: Kenmore Elite quiet pak 4

its a inlet water supply error code check your cold fill line and fill screens at cold fill valve for block

Posted on Nov 14, 2008

  • 7 Answers

SOURCE: my kenmore elite oasis runs fine but wont go through spin cycle

Try replacing the motor coupler between the motor and pump three small pieces about 18.00 dollars at sears parts store.

Posted on Feb 04, 2009

  • 3741 Answers

SOURCE: wet clothes after spin cycle

When the clothes are wet at the end of a cycle, check these:

Motor coupler
Spin cycle
Siphoning
Water-inlet valve
Motor coupler To test the motor coupler, re-start the washer in its spin cycle. Let the machine run for a minute, and then open the lid and notice whether the tub is spinning: 

  • If it's spinning when you lift the lid, the coupler is fine.


  • If it isn't spinning--and your machine was produced by Whirlpool®--you may have a broken coupler. Many Whirlpool-made washers use a small, relatively inexpensive device called a motor coupling. This plastic-and-rubber component is mounted to the shaft of the motor on one side, and to the transmission on the other. Over time, the coupler wears out and fails. When that happens, you need to replace it completely.


Spin cycle If the washer doesn't reach its proper spin speed, the clothes may be too wet at the end of a cycle. Check to be sure the load is properly balanced and run a spin cycle again. If the clothes are still wet, you may have a worn or loose belt (Maytag®), a worn clutch (GE®/Hotpoint®), or a worn motor pulley or tub bearing. Replace the applicable component. 

Alternatively, there could be clothes caught between the inner and outer tubs. Read the "It spins but won't pump" section of the "It won't drain" section. Also, there could be other things that cause friction on the drive train. Seek the assistance of a qualified appliance repair technician.

Siphoning If the water that pumps from the machine goes right back into the machine after the spin cycle, it may be because your washer is siphoning the water from a laundry tub with a slow drain, back into the washer. Try to improve the draining of the laundry tub. (Is there something stuck in the drain?) Also, be sure the drain hose doesn't reach more than about 4 inches into the laundry tub. If it does, cut off the excess.

Water-inlet valve Water-inlet valves eventually fail. One problem that may develop with a water-inlet valve is that it can no longer completely shut off when the electricity is turned off to it. Then, the valve may leak and drip water into the clothes tub--you may notice that your washer has water in it when you haven't used it for a few days. To fix this, replace the valve. 

Posted on May 05, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My Kenmore front loader stops spinning and shuts off with 3 minutes to go leaving the clothes too damp for the dryer. I can hear water draining out before it stops. Any suggestions?


There might be something stuck in the pump.( Sock, ragg, etcetera.)
If there is a filter on this machine it could be plugged.
If it's not either of those then it's probably a electrical panel thats went bad.
Good luck.

Mar 09, 2015 | Kenmore Washing Machines

2 Answers

Kenmore elite model 11027052602 clothes wet after spinning cycle why


You might have a restriction in the outlet hose. Worse, you might have a bad pump.
It is easy to check for the constriction. Pour water into the tub, set the timer for the spin cycle and watch how strong/fast the water leaves the hose. Check for water beneath the tub.

Oct 07, 2014 | Kenmore Elite Oasis 27052 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Diagnostics ok but only spins slow


Water pump screen is plugged. Will not drain properly even though it goes into high spin.

Mar 14, 2014 | Kenmore HE3T Washer

1 Answer

Kenmore Elite HE4T standing water


I also have standing water after a wash cycle, but not immediately after. Given the history of very expensive repairs to this Kenmore HE4T washing machine, I suggest you do what I do, if the machine is still cleaning the clothes. Whatever cycle you use, try to be around when the machine finishes, so that you can turn off the water supply and remove the damp clothes to the dryer or clothes line. Turn on the water supply only when you want to use the machine. This works for me because I don't do many loads per week and my laundry area is right next to my kitchen. If it was in my basement, I'd have replaced it already with a top loading machine with mechanical not electronic controls.

Aug 21, 2012 | Kenmore HE4t 3.8 Cu. Ft. King Size...

1 Answer

Washing machine doesn't spin..clothes are soaking wet @ end of cycle


this could be due to blockage @pump or the motor wont spin if water not pumped out ..Check filter/clear pump.please leave me me feedback.

Apr 08, 2010 | Kenmore Elite 20972

1 Answer

No heat-Kenmore (Whirlpool) Elite He5 Steam 110.8775


Check that there is 240 volt at the plug as sometimes a breaker will be weak on one side and only produce 120 volts which will let the drum spin but produce no heat

Mar 20, 2010 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Kenmore Elite Washer 110.24992300 spin problems


The pressure switch is mis-reporting the water level to the ECU.

Test/replace the pressure switch.

Thanks for using FixYa - a 4 THUMBS rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question.

May 29, 2009 | Kenmore 24032\24036 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Washer won't spin


Kenmore HD top load Elite Pak II will not spin on cycle but pumps water out. Loud buzzing/clicking sound while on spin cycle.

Dec 11, 2008 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

Kenmore Elite quiet pak 9 dryer


Error message E1 indicates the temperature thermistor has failed.

Jun 22, 2008 | Kenmore Elite HE4 Electric Dryer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Washing Machines Logo

Related Topics:

53 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Washing Machines Experts

Gerry Harvey
Gerry Harvey

Level 3 Expert

1460 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75797 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

15557 Answers

Are you a Washing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...