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Humming/buzzing sound without water flow

I have a Kenmore 417 40042990 front loading washer. Suddenly when I try to start it I get a humming/buzzing sound but water will not flow into the unit. Previously water would flow without the humming/buzzing noise.

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  • archconcepts Jun 22, 2009

    Thank you for the suggestion. However the problem ended up being external. The hoses to the washer were designed to stop the flow if there was a leak. For some reason the hoses detected a leak that wasn't there and shut down. When I changed out the hoses the humming/buzzing sound was gone and water is flowing.

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