Question about Washing Machines
First try a lamp or drop light in the outlet to make sure it works. Then make sure the controls are set properly like water level, water temp and timer set to start with knob pulled in and out. Also make sure the water inlet valves are turned on. Last is the door closing and hitting the switch ,if you slowly close the lid and listen you should hear the click.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
open lower front with a starshaped bit(screwdriver) three small screws, to get to white plastic cleanout (easy to turn by hand)may have someting stuck in it. about a gallon of water is there so have two big towels ready to soak it up.
Posted on Dec 29, 2007
REplace your MCU. The MCU is the Drive Motor Control board and is located in the rear of the washer adjacent to the Drive Motor on the left-hand side (facing from the rear with the back panel removed). The wiring harness can also cause the error, but it is not as common a problem. Go onto kenmore.com and find your right washing machine and replace the part yourself. First try and take the wiring harness off and then reconnect it and see if the error code goes away if it doesnt then replace the part. Please Rate. Thank you
Posted on Feb 12, 2009
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.
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Posted on Sep 17, 2010
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