Question about Kenmore Washing Machines
I have the same problem. I also pushed the switch down with a pen and nothing happens. Does this mean the switch failed? I didn't see a respones for that question listed. I also tried pulling out the dail and turning it to make it drain and nothing works except the first setting that makes the water load into the machine.
It appears your timer/main controller/CCU 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 17, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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