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Final spin cycle for kenmore 417.40042990

My washer will not do the final spin cycle in any mode of wash, regular,perm press,etc. until I move the timer back to the begining of the final spin cycle after the initail cycle is over.The motor and timer have been changed.

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Re: Final spin cycle for kenmore 417.40042990

This is an interesting problem. How long does it have to sit before you can get it to spin? Can you let it go through the cycle and then immediatly put it into spin and it work? This machine will not spin until the pressure switch senses the water has drained. So you could have a slow drain, a clogged pressure hose, or faulty switch. A clogged hose or faulty switch would usually cause it to fill with more water than normal also. A slow drain is most likely, check the drain hose when it is draining and see if it is putting out a strong flow or just slowly draining. I think you will find it to be slow. This will cause it to take up all or most of the spin time trying to drain the water. If it is slow draining, check the pump for a sock or some obstruction. If the drain is good, remove the top and remove the rubber hose from the pressure hose and blow through it. You should be able to blow through it easily. A restricted pressure hose will cause the machine to think it has water in it after it has drained.

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Re: Final spin cycle for kenmore 417.40042990

There is a manual located inside the front wall of your machine. Get the manual and run the diagnostic routine outlined on page 3. This will identify the problem for you.
According to what you have already said, it seems that you pulled the plug before you powered off the machine. Try reconnecting the plug then hold the power button down for 10 seconds. When the machine powers off and all the lights are dead then unplug the power.

If your manual is missing then try these steps.
After powering down, replug the machine then hold both the wash temp and water level buttons at the same time, this will place you in diagnostic mode.
You have 10 seconds from plug in to hit those buttons, so be quick about it.

To run each test you will need to push the select cycle button.
This will light up each cycle light from left to right.
Each light represents an individual test.
Press the power button to exit test mode.

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