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I got a Kenmore HE2 front loader washer used with no paper work how much soap and what kind can I use?

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Read the recommendations on the detergent box. The amount required will depend on the type of garments you are washing.

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SOURCE: he2 front loading washing machine leak at the soap dispenser regi

Hi dlypooh, thought I would post the solution here as well for anybody who needs to do a search in the future...

Remove the dispenser, pour water into the opening and make sure water can get into the machine freely. Inspect the opening for soap build up.
If water goes down slowly (re: dlypooh), open the washer door and feel around the bellow for anything blocking the water inlet port into the washer (socks can sometimes get wedged up there and cause a blockage).
If it all checks out ok, make sure the machine is properly leveled and not leaning forward.
Hope that helps!

Posted on Feb 21, 2009

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SOURCE: Kenmore HE2 front load washer. All cycle lights flashing plus spin and clothes clean lights on.

I'm sure this is probably too late, but hopefully it will help some else. I just had the same problem. First, unplug the power. Then take the lower front panel off and grabbed a bucket. Place the bucket under the large "plug" on your right. This is the drain. Slowly unscrew the drain plug, Hold your nose as it will probably smell. Allow the water and such to drain into the bucket. When you see the blob of wet lint drop into the bucket you will know why the machine refused to work. Make sure you clean the drain plug and screw it back in tightly. Put the lower panel back on and reconnect the power. I hope this resolves your issue.

Posted on Oct 10, 2009

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SOURCE: water is coming out of the soap dispenser, what do

We had water pour out of the dispenser of our Kenmore HE2 washer. hot water helped us for one load then i realize that a trapped rag was the problem We were actually able to pull the face cloth out of the intake tube without taking everything apart!
opened the washer door and feel around inside the rubber seals to find where the intake tube connects to the drum (upper-left side). felt a small bit of cloth sticking out of the tube and were able to slowly work it out by pulling back and forth. and pulled it completely out thats all it was try this

Posted on Oct 23, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a he2 kenmore front end loader washing

Something is in your pump trap, easy fix. pop open the bottom panel by removing the three screws under it. requires a torx bit or a nut driver. if you can tilt the washer back so the front legs are a foot or 2 off the ground, it will make this a lot easier. once open you will see a twist off cap. before you remove this be prepared for the residual water to eject out when you open it. these can not get all the water out so there is always some, tilting it back will minimise this or putting hose clamps on the pump to tub hose can help but not nesesarry. twist it out and clean it out, also stick your fing into the two holes where the trap is located to see if any coins have gotten stuck. once clean, make sure you line up the trap arrow with the base. then button it back up, good luck

Posted on Dec 04, 2009

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SOURCE: kenmore front load washer is leaking water from soap

We had a similar problem with water coming out of the soap dispenser when the washer was run. I assumed that it was a problem with the water draining as everyone else posted here. I took off the front panel, got rid of the junk and drained it. Although this was great, it did not solve the original problem. It turns out that there was a sock stuck in between where the water comes out of the soap dispenser and in to the main compartment. Pulled it out with a needle nose plier and good to go. Thanks to everyone for their input here.

Posted on Jun 01, 2010

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Why and how to get rid of smell on clothes with a kenmore He2 front load washer


Hi. inside the door seal is a lip that will grow mold or some kind of soap scum that turns black. pull back the edge of the door seal and wipe out with spray bleach ( wear gloves ). Leave the door open a little when you are done using it and that will help to let it dry inside.

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This is a comin in all front loaders. It it caused by two things not using HE soap and keeping the door closed when not using it. The only way to get rid of the smell is to run 3 to 5 cycles with bleach and no clothes or use a washer cleaner. Most large hardware stores carry them. Once the smell is gone be sure to leave the door open when you are not using it and wipe out the gray boot(gasket/seal) after using.

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sounds like the hose from the soap dispenser to the tub is blocked. might need the repairman for this one. anything you might try sticking in there to clean or clear it may damage it. also watch what kind of detergent and amount you are using. can cause problems.

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My Kenmore HE 2 Plus front end loader washing machine has a load and when I open the door water pours out. It will NOT spin


since front loader wont spin till its empty
id be willing to b et you have a clog in the pump
get a few towels
and spread em out in front of the machine
take off the fron toe kick 3 T-20 screws on front lip bottom
you should see the trap cleanout dead center
turn the handle 1/2 tun and pull straigt out...
be advised the washer will dump
you now have the sump in your hand ensure it and the pump inside are clean
reassemble and test
use 1 tablespoon of soap no more
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Yes! any kind of liquid soap is ok for your front loader. HE soaps are just a little better in the front loaders so yes you can still use your liquid soap.

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