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HE3t leaves water in drum after the wash cycle is complete. Already checked the drain clean out...still leaves water in the drum.

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Since we are working on the drain side of things only 2 things can happen to not get the water out of your tub-1 the pump isn't working,something stuck in it- 2 you have blockage which we know is not in the trap-check conection to the tub and the pump and all discharge hoses-cheers Denny

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SOURCE: Water Leak inside drum

That's because the water fills from around the door bellow via the dispenser. Any small water leakage will probably go unoticed because it drains into the seam in the rubber boot into the wash tub UNDER the wash basket. As it accumulates, it will eventually fill to a point where it is visible in the wash basket. It sounds like you have a water inlet valve that is failing. That's the only way water gets into the washer. It passes from the the water taps, through the inlet valve, through the flowmeter and into the dispenser. If the inlet valve is leaking, you probably have a diaphragm in the valve not closing properly, or a bad solenoid. I would recomend replacing it. To access, you will need to remove the top panel of the washer by removing the three screws in the back of the washer that hold the top panel in place. With the screws removed, the panel slides back, then off. The water inlet valve is located on the left-hand side in the rear of the washer (facing from the front) where the fill hoses connect. You will need to shut off the water supply, disconnect main power, remove the electrical connections to the solenoids, remove the any hoses and finally the mounting screw to remove. If you post back with your complete model number (located aorund the door opening), I can provide you with a part number. If you have further questions, please let me know. I hope this helps you.

Posted on Jun 16, 2008

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SOURCE: Kenmore HE3T washer leaking water

The rubber seal is called the "bellow". Replacements can be ordered on line at,, or All three sites offer great service, so shop around for the best prices.

For instructions on how to replace the bellow yourself, follow this link:

This is not a difficult repair, but it can be a bit intimidating to a beginner. If you have questions along the way, or require additional assistance, please let me know before you rate the solution. I hope this helps you.

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SOURCE: Washing machine will not complete spin cycle

OK, what you are experiencing is a timer mechanism fault. the timer motor is malfunctioning. anytime you have to manually advance the timer knob, this will signal a fault within the control mech. this is easily fixed by, replacing the timer control module. i will place a link to the actual part needed to fix this issue. you can also purchase this timer on line at this site if you wish.


Posted on Jun 18, 2009

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SOURCE: Drum doesn't spin at all during wash or rinse.


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SOURCE: I find water in the bin after the cycle has

It sounds like the water inlet valve is letting water enter the machine at times when it shouldn't.

The valve can be replaced and is part number 8181694 it runs about $40.00. The valve can be accessed by taking 3 screws out of the machine top located on the back of the machine, slide the top up and back to remove. The fill hoses connect to the valve in the back and the remainder of the connections are inside from the top.

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