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HE4t Kenmore Elite Washer - timer doesn't work

I start a load of laundry only to have the timer, or estimated time remaining, to never count down. What's wrong?

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  • Anonymous Dec 04, 2007

    I have a Kenmore Elite top load washer that have the same problem. The timer would not count down at 20 minutes, sometimes at 19 minutes or even 3 minutes remaining. I have tried at different times. Sometimes it will work for a few loads the next day. I guess the computer chips are not working properly? I need to call Sears.



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Just call on line. Sears for the benefit of your washer

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