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Kenmore elite heavy duty king size quiet pak 2

It will fill with water but will not spin when it's time to start the cycle it will drain but during the spin cycle and drain time it makes a clicking grinding noise.

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you need to replace the timer it is faulty let me know how you make out

Posted on Sep 14, 2007

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SOURCE: water leak, back of washing machine during rinse or drain cycle.

The back panel does not come off. You need to remove the outer casing in order to access the internal components. The following steps explain how:

1. Unplug washing machine.

2. Remove console. This can be accomplished in one of two ways depending on which type of console you have.

a. If the console has removable end caps, the caps lift off by prying on the top from the back of the washer. The cap will pull off towards you as you are facing the unit from the front of the washer. There will be a screw under each end cap that you will need to remove.

b. If the console does not have removable end caps, you will need to slide a putty knife under the front corner of each side and push in while lifting up. There is a retaining clip under each side that has to be released.

3. Once the console has been released it will lift up and fold back over the back of the washer in its resting position. Use care not to stress the small plastic hinges that hold it on. They can break easily.

4. Under the console will be two large brass colored clips. Take a large flat blade screwdriver and place it in the groove of the clip on the washer top. With the screwdriver firmly in the groove, push away from you towards the back of the washer. This will release the clips.

5. Disconnect the lid switch connector plug. This is the white colored plug on the washer top under the console.

6. Remove the washer casing. Open the lid of the washer. Using one hand, grip under the front rim of the washer opening. Do not grab the wash tub, just the casing. Tilt the washer case from the back first towards you, slide forward slightly, and then lift up. The entire case comes off exposing the wash tub and components.

With the case removed, you should now have full access to all the internal components and be able to complete a thorough inspection. If the leak is coming from the rear of the washer, check your water inlet valve and associated hoses. Inspect the tub ring where the water dispenses into the wash basket and make sure it is not cracked, or has any loose hoses. If you need assistance in determining where the leak may be coming from, please let me know.

To reassemble the washer, perform the following steps:

1. Re-install washer case. With the lid of the washer open, place grasp case under front rim and place it on the washer frame. While looking down through the washer lid opening, make sure the front lip of the case is placed UNDER the washer frame and rocked back onto the frame to ensure that the small cleats on the frame fit into the slotted grooves on the washer case base. If you do not get the case seated correctly it will rattle and vibrate while the washer is in operation.

2. Make sure the back of the washer fits into the washer casing on each side by leaning over the front of the washer and grasping the back panel and pull towards you. Reinsert the brass clips by placing the clips into the slot on the back of the washer first, and then forcefully push then down into the opening on top of the washer.

3. REINSTALL LID SWITCH CONNECTOR. It is easy to forget. If you do not reconnect it, the washer will not work correctly.

4. Reinstall console.

If you have any questions along the way, please let me know. I hope you find this information helpful.

Posted on May 15, 2009

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SOURCE: My kenmore elite heavy duty king size model #

That is what I suspected. Thanks for the reply.

Posted on Jun 16, 2009

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SOURCE: Washer is a Kenmore Elite Heavy Duty

Hey Steve!
To answer your question, no. They usually don't have a Thermal fuse. They aren't that suseptable to overheating (most of the time). You most definately would want to have a technician service this unit. You REALLY have to be experienced to work on these front loaders. They are LOADED with electronics that monitor and control everything that happens with the unit.

Posted on Dec 14, 2009

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SOURCE: What capacity is a Kenmore Elite, king size, heavy

3.8 cu ft

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Posted on Sep 30, 2010

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SOURCE: How many gallons of water

You can figure it out by catching the water for 10 seconds in a container and measure the amount and multiply that by 6 to see how much you get in a minute then see how many minutes it takes to fill it out and multiply that by the amount you get in 1 minute.

Posted on Nov 04, 2010

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