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Kenmore Model 501-40002 Front Load Washing Machine

On the quick cycle the machine freezes at the 9 minutes with the drum rotating back and forth endlessly. No warning lights come on. Our first new machine did the same thing. It was replaced, but now the replacement machine does the same thing. Otherwise the machine seems to function properly on the cycles we have used. We wonder if this might be a manufacturer's defect.

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    same problem here. I had a UE error code a while ago. I did not get this code with a full load. Only when washing a couple of towels..

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There is a flaw in the cycle (timer).Sometimes the manufacture will makes hundreds before they realize there faulty,sometimes they do this to create a demand for parts and service calls. You know what they say about lemons.You might have to replace the cycle controler.
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