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Kenmore HE3 stuck in rinse cycle

My son paused/cancelled in the middle of a wash cycle. We can't get it to continue, reset, or start over. Nothing seems to get the machine started again. Please assist

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  • cnewberry Apr 22, 2009

    I have the same problem! I paused it to "add a garment" (still in the wash cycle) and it wouldn't start up again after that. It keeps blinking and eventually beeps at me, but won't latch and start up. Meanwhile, I have a load of wet, soapy clothes in the washer.

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My wife was doing laudry with he3 and when it quite the door would not open.tried to restart a new cycle and it would not start.I unplugged the washer and let sit for 2 min.replugged it in and it started to work.I hope this helps you.

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