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My Kenmore Elite He3 is flashing the led any of the control buttons pressed like "Normal" (normally the LED shines steadily). There are no error codes and the time for the cycle selected shows up. But when you hit the Start Button, nothing happens? Is there some sort of a reset that is needed? What could be causing this?

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Hi,

I have been having the same issue after looking into it you need to remove the front access cover and clear the pump filter. When it gets clogged the motor starts to over heat and this error cycle is to prevent the motor from overheating. Clean the filter let the machine cool and retry.

1/ Decoding the error codes on HE2 - There was a trouble shooting guide in a baggie on the inside of the kick panel. It explained how to decode the status lights. For my system I had 'add garment', 'rinse', and 'clothes clean' lit (along with the flashing cycle lights). That translates as F21=long drain, the guidance as to clean the pump, and if that did not resolve the issue, replace the pump (for about $60+ shipping)
2/ Actual issue was the pressure switch, located in teh upper right corner - easy access with the top off (AND POWER DISCONNECTED). I disconnected the rubber sense tube from the switch and blew through the tube to make sure it was clear. I then removed the switch and applied some gentle mouth to mouth, hearing the micro switches click. Reassembled, and unit now runs, right as rain.
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