Question about Washing Machines
Hello Tom -
As of late, our 4.5 year old Kenmore tumble action washer (model # 41744142400) has been misbehaving. It starts fine, but does not advance to the next cycle. A rather loud humming is heard when the cycle is "stuck."
If I turn the dial just one click the next cycle will begin. This happens with each rinse cycle and the spin cycle.
Thank you so much!
It appears your timer has failed in this instance.
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If your unit has never been serviced - there should still be an original service manual enclosed in plastic taped to the inside of the shell.
In the service manual are Error codes, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting steps you can follow.
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Posted on Sep 12, 2010
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