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What is best way to have my new Kenmore Elite Top-Loading washer (Model 796.3162) drain into a high pipe 7 feet from floor?

Had an internal pump enhancer installed directly to our prior washer to allow it to drain properly. Lasted 10 years. Can we do the same with this Kenmore washer?

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Nope, the drain pipe can be no higher than the Washing machine itself, the pump's to weak will not carry the water

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We experienced the same thing. I was able to restart and locate the noise to the water pump. After disassembling the water pump found the impeller shaft sliding out. For some reason this shaft will not stay in place. Had to order a complete pump assembly as the electric motor is not available.

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SOURCE: Kenmore Oasis Elite Top Loading Washer with an F2 error

The F02 error code indicates keypad/user interface failure. Most of the time, this is caused by a problem in the keypad/user interface. It can sometimes be caused by a failed control board.You could have an intermittent problem such as a stuck key or contact. As long as the F02 is not displayed, the washer should work normally. You can continue to use it when the F02 is not displayed. It is still safe to use the washer.
Sometimes this problem is caused by a loose wiring harness connection between the keypad/user interface control board and the machine control board.
The F2 error code on this washer indicates a stuck button on the user interface control board. The procedure for accessing the control boards on this washer is shown in the image below. I recommend unplugging the washerand checking the wire harness connection from the user interface control board to the machine control board. Try unplugging the connections and then plugging them back in a few times. Make sure that they are plugged in correctly and then reassemble and test the washer. If the F2 is still displayed, then the user interface control board will need to be replaced.
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