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Will not advance to the rinse and spin cycles...

I purchased a 2.1 cubic ft. portable kenmore washer: Sears item #02644722000 Mfr. model #44722. A total of 2 washers were delivered on different dates and they both suffered from the same problem. The washer performed the wash and spin cycle perfectly but, would not advance to the rinse cycle... the washer would just sit there and buzzed for 15 mins. Sears has kindly offered to send a tech out to look at it or deliver yet a 3rd new washer at no charge. I wondering if this is a know or common problem with this model and or can it be fixed easily? Should I purchase another brand? Or should I let Sears make good and hope the 3rd washer will work properly AND for many years to come. These portable washers are a bit on the expensive side. So I would hope to keep it for several years. Thank you... brion~

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Re: Will not advance to the rinse and spin cycles...

Brion, 2 new washers,same problem doesn't sound good! I hope that the 3rd one will work perfectly for many years. In case you will face this problem again, you should ask Sears for another brand washer. Good luck!

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Re: Will not advance to the rinse and spin cycles...

The buzzing can only be that the pump if sticking or the inlet valve is sticking, other than that it is lack of water supply. Regards Advisor

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If this buzz is two block away..suspect Africanized honey bee.

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