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Kenmore Elite HE washer!!!!Its weird..sometimes it will power on.sometimes it won't.sometimes when it does power on it won't let me choose type of load but sometimes it does n then sometimes it powers on n lets me select load but then when I hit start it won't start.but sometimes it works like nothins wrong at all.freakin weird.please please please help.there is power getting to machine cause in the time display I can see lines very dimly lit up

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Lol sounds like a female to me.. Seriously think u may have a control board issue

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I HAVE A KENMORE ELITE WASHER AND IT STOPS IN THEN MIDDLE OF THE CYCLE AND DOESN'T RISNSE. THE DISPLAYS SHOWS F21. CAN YOU LET ME KNOW WHAT THIS MEANS?

Posted on Sep 26, 2008

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SOURCE: Front Loading washer Kenmore Ht3

Here are the steps to unlocking the door manually if clothes are still in the machine.
1.Unplug machine
2.remove bottom panel
3.Reach up along the inside of the front panel and locate the botttom of the door latch assembly
4.Located on the bottom of the door latch assembly is a tear dropped shaped tab
5. Gently pull down on the tab about a 1/4 inch or until a click is heard.
6. You may now open the door.

This code means the door lock mechanism has failed or the central control unit has failed. Replace the door lock mech. first. This should fix the problem. (before replacing anything make sure there is no obstruction around the switch or in the switch.) After the machine has been unplugged it may fix itself. if not replace door lock mech.

Posted on Nov 21, 2008

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SOURCE: kenmore elite washer won't start

Dear Customer

Please perform the following

unplug the washer for 5 minutes and then plug it back in,This can resets the system

Please rate this,Thank u

Posted on Dec 17, 2008

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SOURCE: My kenmore Elite HE3t Giving a code F 06

"F06" is a Motor Speed error code. This is an indication that there is a problem with the Drive Motor, Tachometer, Motor Control Unit (MCU), Central Control Unit (CCU) and/or interconnecting wiring between the all these components. The following link explains:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r714929-f06_error_whirlpool_duet_kenmore_elite

I would begin by checking all the connector plugs between the CCU, MCU and Drive Motor to ensure none of them are loose or have corroded contacts.

Read through the link and follow the steps provided. If you have questions, please let me know. I hope this helps.

NOTE: The majority of the time this failure is attributed to a bad tachometer which is located on the MCU. If defective, the MCU must be replaced. There is a technical data sheet that comes with the washer. It is located inside the washer behind the lower toe panel directly below the door. The panel comes off by removing the screws located under bottom front edge of the panel. With the screws removed, the panel will drop down, then come off. If the tech sheet is not located directly behind the panel, it will be affixed to one of the interior cabinet walls. Included are all the diagnostics and troubleshooting advice for your washer, including diagrams to show test points. HINT: For better access to the screws you can prop the two front feet of the washer up using a 2 x 4.

Posted on Sep 14, 2009

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SOURCE: I need a manual for Kenmore Elite HE4t front load

If you go to the following Sears site, click on "Manuals" and enter your model number, you should be able to get a PDF version of the manual.

http://www.managemyhome.com/

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Kenmore Elite Model 110.42926 202 after setting the desired cycle will not start when you push the start button


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Incoming Power Problem If the washer won't start check to see if there is power at the electrical outlet which the washer is plugged into. Plug a lamp or radio into the outlet to check it. If the outlet is dead, check the circuit breakers or fuses for the home.

Power Cord If the washer won't start, check to be sure there is power to the electrical outlet for the home. If that is OK, the power cord itself might be defective. This is rare. You can check the power cord with an Ohm meter for continuity.
User Control and Display Board If the washer won't start, the user control and display board may be defective. Check for power to the washer first.



Timer If the washer won't start the timer might be defective. This part is often misdiagnosed, check other components before replacing this timer.



Line Fuse If the washer won't start the line fuse might have blown.



Thermal Fuse If the washer won't start the thermal fuse may have blown. It can be tested for continuity. Watch our fuse testing video for more information.



Line Fuse and Holder If the washer won't start the line fuse might have blown, or the line fuse holder might be damaged and need to be replaced.

Main Control Board If the washer won't start the main control board might be defective. This is not common. Check other parts and causes first.



Door or Lid Latch Assembly If the washer won't start the lid switch assembly might be defective. This is a very common problem. The lid switch assembly can fail either mechanically or electrically. Test any electrical switches with an Ohm meter for continuity. The switches should have continuity according to their design.



Door Lock Motor and Switch Assembly If the washer won't start the door lock assembly should be checked. The door lock can fail either mechanically or electrically. Test any switches on the door lock with an Ohm meter. The switches should have continuity according to their design.
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Hello, Welcome to FixYa.

Hopefully the info below will supply you with the assistance to get the door seal your enquiring about. They should have anything you need. (provided the numbers in your post are accurate "45986"...though the complete number should be on the tag inside the door opening of the washer.


http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/part-number/Kenmore-elite-Parts/Washer-Parts/8182119/0026/110/Model-11045986400/0583/0153200?keySuffixId=NA&pathTaken=partSearch&pathRender=modelComponent&documentCompId=K0503012&diagramPageId=00002&productTypeId=x&searchModelNumber=11045986400&subCompDesc=Door%20and%20latch%20parts&brandDesc=KENMORE ELITE&modelDesc=RESIDENTIAL-WASHER&blt=11

The gasket/bellows is part number 8182119 and sells for around $100-$110US. The cost to install will vary on how it's done and by whom of course.

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A faulty door switch can cause this, You can test it with an ohmmeter. A faulty control panel can also cause this. Also a faulty fuse or power supply which can be tested with a voltmeter to make sure it is getting power.

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