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Kenmore water miser 70 series

As the washer machine is filling, it is automatically draining out of the top drain line. This is premature to the drain part of the cycle. How can I get it to stop draining before its ready?

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SOURCE: Kenmore Series 70 Washing Machine - won't drain water

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Warning! To avoid personal injury or even death, always disconnect your appliance from its power source--that is, unplug it or break the connection at the circuit breaker or fuse box--before you do any troubleshooting or repair work on your appliance. Also, because some components may have sharp edges, use caution while working on your appliance.

Some problems that can occur with your top-loading washing machine are:

There's an error code on the digital display

It doesn't work at all
It won't drain
It doesn't spin
It doesn't agitate
It's noisy
It leaks
It's off balance
There's no hot water
There's no cold water
It's slow to fill
There's no water at all
The clothes are wet after spinning
The cycle doesn't advance
There's no delicate or regular spin or agitate
It's overfilling
It's underfilling
The water temperature is incorrect


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check the lid switch

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sounds like the timer to me

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SOURCE: Kenmore 70 series filled and stopped...

Lid switch problem. Press down on lid and try to start machine. Reply.

Posted on Jun 16, 2009

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SOURCE: Kenmore 70 Series washer - agitates and drains but does not spin

my kenmor washes and drains but does not spin, help

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