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Kenmore 417 starts then stops when water doesnt come out.

Started out with a little leak. washed the detergent drawer and a magnet fell out. dont know where that goes. washer starts and doesnt start. door locks fine, clicks then the water supposed to come out and doesnt. then single beeps after beeb after beep. i tilted the machine on its side so i can remove the bottom to find the leak. did that do something to it? i dont know. i performed the diagnostic test five lights plust the start lit up once. then the start blinked 3 times. is that the reed switch. where is that any way. need help.

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You could have a clog in the housing underneath the dispenser where the water flows through a hose into the tub.
Pull the dispenser drawer completely out.
There is a tab that needs to be depressed to release the drawer and remove it.
Check the opening at the bottom of the housing just inside the dispenser housing opening to see if a small sock or garment is clogging this opening.
Reach down into this opening to see if an item is inside the hose.
This is the normal issue that will cause water to leak out of the dispenser housing.

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Wash the dispenser drawer thoroughly with warm water. Make sure that you pull off the siphon covers and wash all siphon holes. This process is described in your owner's manual. Replace the dispenser drawer and try the washer again.

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