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My whirlpool washer want wash and the add garments light stays on

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SOURCE: I have a Whirlpool Duet

the add a garment light will stay on through most of 1st wash this lets you know that if you forgot something it can still be added ..if not already overloaded..by pressing pause the door will unlock and allow something to be added ..yes it's normal

Posted on Aug 11, 2008

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SOURCE: Pushed pause. Added garment. Washer will not start again.

possible you have not held "start" button down for the required 5 sedonds to restart cycle??

Posted on May 22, 2009

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SOURCE: Frontload washer leaking from under detergent dispenser

Hello, I worked on a problem like this a few days ago. Your problem is going to be a blockage in the inlet to the drum. To fix this problem find the inlet pipe normally located above the door behid a flap of rubber..push your fingers up there to see if you can feel a blockage..If not your going to have to remove the lid of the machine to access the pipe that leads from the detergent drawer to the tub. Look at the rear top of the machine..You will see three screws....remove them and push back and lift the top panel (lid) now you should be able to access the pipe. Pull the pipe off and clean it out, i suspect you will find a sock blocking the pipe :) If you have any other questions or concerns please feel free to comment again. Good Luck! Mike

Posted on Oct 15, 2009

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SOURCE: add garment light stays on after garments are added

It appears your timer/main controller has failed in this instance.

For replacement parts - head on over to PartSelect.com or RepairClinic.com and enter in your full model number for a full parts listing.
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PartSelect has a great schematic database for locating the part on your unit and great "testimonials" for each part that often times includes HOW-TO information.
RepairClinic has pictures of each part they sell and also a great how-to and troubleshooting for basic repairs.


If your unit has never been serviced - there should still be an original service manual enclosed in plastic taped to the inside of the shell.
In the service manual are Error codes, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting steps you can follow.


Anything too complicated or beyond your scope should be handled by a professional.

If you think you want to tackle the repair - and have gotten stuck on a step - reply to your question and I will be glad to help you out.


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Posted on Sep 14, 2010

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Hi,

If the Add A Garment light is on, then the washer door will unlock after the Pause/Cancel button is pressed once. Pressing the Start button will restart the washer at the same point where it left off in the cycle.Try and revert once done.

Let me know,if needed further assistance.

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Posted on Sep 18, 2010

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I pressed the pause button to add a garment to my Whirlpool frontload washer. After doing so, I pressed the hold to start button, but the washer would not restart the cycle.


Switch the power off from the power outlet for a few minutes , then switch on and reset the wash cycle . Front loaders are not designed to add clothes mid wash.

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April 8 2002 DIV 26 SOURCE 110 KENMORE ELITE HE3 & HET WASHERS "ADD-A-GARMENT" INDICATOR LIGHT ON DOOR WON'T UNLOCK WHEN PAUSE/CANCEL BUTTON IS DEPRESSED.

MODELS: See additional page for Kenmore model numbers

COMPLAINT: Due to a Microcomputer Machine Control software error , the ADD-A-GARMENT feature becomes inoperative.

CORRECTION: The Microcomputer Machine Control must be replaced with a service part that has been reprogrammed to prevent ADD-A-GARMENT feature loss.

PARTS: Order electronic control listed on this service flash by model from Division 26 , Source 110 following normal ordering procedure.

MERCHANDISE CODES: WASHER Service Flash - Model Nurnbers for: Kenmore Elite HE3 & HE3t Washers: "ADD-A-GARMENT" indicator light on door won't unlock when Pause/Cancel button is depressed. Kenmore models with serial Numbers beginning with CSL23 through CSM04 11042822200 11042824200 11042826200 11042832200 11042834200 11042836200 11042922200 11042924200 11042926200 11042932200 11042934200 11042936200 Electronic conrrol p/n 8181900 Electronic control p/n 8181899



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Jul 29, 2010 | Whirlpool GHW9300 Duet Washer

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I have a whirlpool ghw9100lw the light is flashing but it will not start


April 8 2002 DIV 26 SOURCE 110 KENMORE ELITE HE3 & HET WASHERS "ADD-A-GARMENT" INDICATOR LIGHT ON DOOR WON'T UNLOCK WHEN PAUSE/CANCEL BUTTON IS DEPRESSED.

MODELS: See additional page for Kenmore model numbers

COMPLAINT: Due to a Microcomputer Machine Control software error , the ADD-A-GARMENT feature becomes inoperative.

CORRECTION: The Microcomputer Machine Control must be replaced with a service part that has been reprogrammed to prevent ADD-A-GARMENT feature loss.

PARTS: Order electronic control listed on this service flash by model from Division 26 , Source 110 following normal ordering procedure.

MERCHANDISE CODES: WASHER Service Flash - Model Nurnbers for: Kenmore Elite HE3 & HE3t Washers: "ADD-A-GARMENT" indicator light on door won't unlock when Pause/Cancel button is depressed. Kenmore models with serial Numbers beginning with CSL23 through CSM04 11042822200 11042824200 11042826200 11042832200 11042834200 11042836200 11042922200 11042924200 11042926200 11042932200 11042934200 11042936200 Electronic conrrol p/n 8181900 Electronic control p/n 8181899



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Aug 26, 2009 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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STARTED WASHER, THEN HIT PAUSE TO ADD A GARMENT. WASHER WILL NOT START NOW. I HAVE EVEN TRIED TURNING IT OFF, BUT THE LIGHT STAYS LIT, AND THE WASHER WON'T START.


have you turned off the power and unplugged the unit for 5 mins?
plug back in and progress the timer to where you left off?

Mar 12, 2009 | Whirlpool GHW9400 Duet Washer

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I have a Whirlpool Duet Sport, brand new. It keeps asking to add a garment when the washer is jam-packed with clothes. Is it a malfunction, does the "add a garment" light ever shut off?


the add a garment light will stay on through most of 1st wash this lets you know that if you forgot something it can still be added ..if not already overloaded..by pressing pause the door will unlock and allow something to be added ..yes it's normal

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