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Kenmore front loader elite displays "nd" and wont drain water out of tub

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Posted on Apr 12, 2008

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This problem can be caused by either a leaking water inlet valve, or a condition known as "siphoning". Since you just recently moved, I would make sure you don't have a siphoning problem, first. The following link explains how:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r587481-prevent_washer_siphoning

Although siphoning normally refers to a constant drain problem where a washer has problems maintaining the proper water level, it can also lead to problems where the drain line will back up into the washer.

Now, if you follow the advice in the link and determine this is NOT caused by siphoning, I would suspect that you have a water inlet valve that is leaking. A tell-tale sign will be water trickling down the fill tube in the rubber door bellow. The water inlet valves have a diaphragm that is controlled by an electric solenoid. Sometimes the valve becomes clogged with sediment or deposits, causing the diaphragm not to close properly. If you live in an area that has hard water, or use well water, you may have hard water deposits or rust build up in the valve. You may be able to correct the problem by removing the valve and cleaning it with some distilled vinegar. You can remove the valve by following these steps:

1. Unplug the washer and turn off water supply at the taps.
2. Disconnect the water inlet hoses.
3. Remove washer top panel by removing the three screws that hold the panel in place in the rear of the washer. With the screws removed, the panel slides back, then off.
4. The inlet valve (this is what your water inlet hoses connect to) will be located in the left rear of the washer (facing from the front). Remove the dispenser hose(s) from the valve and the electric connections. Remember how the electrical connections are removed. They should be color coded. One is for HOT, one is for COLD.
5. Remove the mounting screws that hold the assembly in place.

Once you have the inlet valve removed, you can place it in some distilled vinegar and let it soak. Just don't submerge the electrical connections. If this does not correct your problem, replace the valve. Searspartsdirect.com and repairclinic.com are two notable web sites that I have frequently used. Just type in your complete model number to begin the parts search.

I hope you find this information helpful. Let me know if you require additional assistance.

Posted on Sep 02, 2008

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you can use a shop wet vac on the drain hose to **** the rest of the water out then you can remove the hoses to check to see if anything is suct in hoses or pump-,mike

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SOURCE: kenmore front loader tub fills with water when not in use

your water fill valves are leaking severely,you should see water dripping in there all the time if its this bad and your clothes should still be wet,not damp even after a good spin after the final spin

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SOURCE: Kenmore Elite HE3 front loading washer, model

Your water inlet valve is leaking it needs to be replaced.You need to remove the top to access it.There are screws along the back edge holding it on.

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My kenmore front loader model 402 49032011 will not drain water out or restart cycle it displays "nd" code then shuts off


probably have something in the pump,clean it out and hopefully all goes well. Get towels and plan on getting wet. "nd" is no drain

Mar 10, 2015 | Kenmore Washing Machines

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FH Error Code on Whirlpool Duet & Kenmore Elite Front Loaders


This advice is for Kenmore Elite and Whirlpool Duet model FRONT LOADERS displaying the “FH” error code.

"F/H" indicates that either you have no water coming into the washer, or very little water.

If you have NO water coming into the wash tub after 30 seconds the error code is displayed. Check the following:

- Inlet water valve may be clogged. Clean inlet screens if necessary.
- Make sure water taps are on.
- Check inlet hoses for kinks or clogs.

If you HAVE water filling the wash tub, and after 8 minutes, 10.5 gallons of water has been detected by the flowmeter, but there has not been a detected a Pressure Switch trip, the inlet valves are turned off and the error code is displayed. Check the following:

- Make sure you don't have a siphoning problem. Click the following link for instructions: http://www.fixya.com/support/r587481-prevent_washer_siphoning
- Verify Drain Pump operation.
- Verify Flowmeter operation.
- Verify the Pressure Switch hoses are intact and connected properly.

To access the Drain Pump - UNPLUG the washer and take the lower panel under the door off by removing the three screws under the bottom edge. HINT: Propping the front feet of the washer up can make access much easier. I use a couple small blocks of wood. With the screws removed, the panel should drop down then come off. If it sticks, tap either side and it should come free. The pump is located directly under the wash tub in the front of the washer. Verify the electrical connections are good and that the pump is running. If not, click on the following link to check the pump for obstructions:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r385845-checking_drain_pump_in_whirlpool_duet

To access the Flowmeter and Pressure Switch – remove the three screws in the top panel along the back of the washer. With the screws removed, the panel should slide back, then, lift off. The flowmeter will be located on the left-hand side of the washer (facing from the front) between the inlet valve and dispenser. It’s a small white plastic device with hoses attached. The pressure switch is located on the right-hand side of the washer in the rear. It is a round plastic device with electrical connections and a hose attached.


There should be a tech sheet directly behind the panel or attached to one of the interior cabinet walls. Please refer to this sheet to learn how to perform diagnostics, how to locate the components mentioned, and the specific measurements required determining if the components are good or bad.

I hope this helpful. Please post back if you can't find the tech sheet and/or need further assistance.

on May 22, 2008 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

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Washer machine shows "ND" and doesnt got in to spin cycles or drain water out


The most likely cause for your issue is excess debris in the pump strainer, or a bad impeller on the pump. If you have a front small trap door on the front left or right, follow the instructions in your manual for cleaning out the trap. If the trap is empty, or does not exist on the exterior, you may need an experienced repair man to open the machine up to get to the pump strainer and check the drain pump. Pleazer Appliance...

Apr 17, 2014 | Kenmore HE4t 3.8 Cu. Ft. King Size...

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Wont drain


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Plug off the mains. You have to look for screws below the front kick-panel, the panel comes down & out. The pump is on the right side. Be prepared for dirty water. There is a drain hose here, disconnect & drain out. There could be a lot of water. Inside the big flexible tube (coming from the tub bottom) is the filter, be prepared to find all sorts of junk here, clean out. Examine your pump also, clean out the impeller. Carefully refit all. Your machine would be fine. Don’t wait for the machine to jam to look into your filter.
For some front loader models after removing the bottom toe panel, the filter is in the compartment having the white screw able lid. The big hose from the bottom of your tub leads to this compartment.

You could also check the exit hose of the washer for blocks. Next snake out your wall drain, it helps.

Jun 12, 2010 | Samsung WF337AA Front Load Washer

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What does the code nd stand for?


this is a no drain error or slow drain issue you need to check for anything that would or is restricting the water from draining out of the tub.
if the water will not srin then you can use a wet dry shop vac and attach it to the end of the drain hose to remove the water.
then check all your hose to and from the drain pump

Apr 13, 2010 | Amana LWA40A

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Front loader


something is restricting the draining of unit either in the drain hose, but most likely in the pump remove the bottom panel and pump is in the middle and have 2 5 gal bucket handy to catch the water when you unscrew the cap to the pump ----- unless you use your wet/dry vac to empty the tub this is the best method then only a small amount of water will remain

Aug 24, 2009 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

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My washer is not draining and has slowly filled with water


im not an expert but it might be a leak or somethings backing up or there could be a blockedge in the drain.

Apr 27, 2009 | Kenmore Washing Machines

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Kenmore elite washer problem


you can use a shop wet vac on the drain hose to **** the rest of the water out then you can remove the hoses to check to see if anything is suct in hoses or pump-,mike

Apr 24, 2009 | Kenmore Elite Oasis 27052 Top Load Washer

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Door won't open


disconnect power , remove bottom panel, reach up inside where latch asm is and you can feel tab on bottom of door latch pull down and door will open drain water out of tub and check your drain pump for obstructions. be careful of water left in pump have some towels ready

Dec 12, 2008 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

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Font loader washer water does'nt shut off


remove top replace fill valve left rear be sure not to remove the screens inside valve except to clean but be sure to reinstall or trash may get into valve and not allow proper shutoff

Oct 24, 2008 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

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