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Kenmore 70 Series stopped after wash cycle

Washer stopped between wash and rinse, making whining noise and electrical burning smell. Was able to get it to drain in spin cycle, but started noise and burning again. No visible smoke. Any suggestions. The lid switch was replaced a couple of years ago.

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  • smaspero127 Jan 25, 2009

    It was spinning while draining. I had to move the knob to spin. The noise starts while agitating and it won't go past wash on the cycle. The electrical burn smell is coming from the top, so i was thinking timer or lid switch going bad. Lid switch is working at the moment.

  • Thomas Malailua
    Thomas Malailua May 11, 2010

    you can expose you timer and smell in side.that what i did as a repairman.if burn oder it i might open it up.if no odor i would look some where else.lid switches dont usualy burn.if stuck at end of wash and wont advance i may have checked voltage at the timer motor if reciving voltage and not advancing then timer is bad.

  • Thomas Malailua
    Thomas Malailua May 11, 2010

    so it will drain, but wont spin or agitate?but makes the whining noise when it should be washing or spinning

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It appears your timer/controller has failed in this instance.

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