Question about Kenmore 3.2 cu. ft. Top Load Washer
We had a freeze 4 nights ago. I had done 5 loads of laundry the day of the freeze. The next morning, when I went to put in another load, nothing happened, no water, no noise. The outlet is powered. The hoses were frozen (the washer is inside an unheated garage). The hoses are no longer frozen, and the washer will still not work. When I pull the knob, there is no sound, no clicking noises, no water; it's just dead.
It appears your timer/main controller/CCU has failed in this instance.
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