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When first starting up it spins then run a little water. stops then spins a little then more water. it does this 5 times before it fill water & starts washing

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Some washers do this to save water, it lets water soak into clothes first so it get the water level right

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First of all this mainly happens when you use cold water washing, the plastic bowl(s) become slightly porous over time & the dirt from clothes adhere to the area between the inner & outer bowls.

To clean & remove smell.

1. Put washer on hot wash, high level & let it fill with HOT water.

2. Stop washer, put in an old towel.

3. Add a bucket of hot water (This allows the water level to be above the scum mark inside machine.

4. Add washing soda to the bowl (double the amount it says on the packet).

5. Start washer & allow to run to the end of the first wash cycle.

6. Stop washer & allow to sit for a few hours.

7. After the few hours, start washer & allow it to run the rest of the full cycle.

you can do the same procedure with Vinegar.

you may have to repeat procedure a few times.

TO PREVENT THIS FROM HAPPENING AGAIN YOU NEED TO DO THIS PROCEDURE ONCE EVERY 3 MONTHS.

The worst case scenario, you will have get a technician to remove the inner bowl & manually clean these areas.

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This washer will stop and start a number of times during fill as it is sensing how much water it needs. Also you must hook both water line up and have both on. Also you must use HE soap and very little of it.

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Water will drain durring spin cycle


This is normal on some machines. Run it through a complete cycle it should fill, agitate, drain, some will drain down so low then start spinning as it is draining but should stop draining before it fills or stops. Check if water is coming in at the same time it is draining. If not it may be ok.

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Kenmore 70 Series Washer Won't advance in the


Bad timer. Try to find a used one if possible, this item is a little expensive.

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I have an asko 11505 clothes washer. For some reason, it is not going through all of the spinning cycle, it spins for a short time, then stops abrutely. I cleaned the coin stop, cleaned out all water...


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Kenmore Elite Calypso Washer fills then doesn't advance..


You can get a replacement pump at pcappliancerepair.com - part # 285990 - and a lifetime replacement warranty on the pump - for (at this time, July 2009) about $124 total.

However, before you do anything you can run the washer diagnostics by pressing the following key sequence to put the washer into the Automatic Service Diagnostic mode (make sure the washer is EMPTY of clothing when you do this):

Prewash Options --> Wash time --> Prewash Options --> Wash Time (also known as a "Key Dance"). You have to press the 4 keys within 5 seconds for the washer to enter the diagnostic mode.

The washer will start counting down from 99 on the LED display and will run through the following steps:

Display 99-81, Nutate & Fill (washer plate rocking motion is called Nutate), Cold Water, Drive Motor Speed 300
Display 80-61, Nutate & Recirculate, Cold Water, Fabric Softener Dispenser, Pump in Recirculate mode (wash), Drive Motor Speed 275
Display 60-41, Nutate, Fill & Drain, Hot and Cold water, Bleach Dispenser, Pump in Drain Mode - LISTEN FOR IT TO RUN, Drive Motor Speed 250
Display 40-21, Nutate, Fill & Drain, Hot Water, Detergent Dispenser, Pump in Drain Mode, Drive Motor Speed 225
Display 20-01, Spin & Drain, no water fill, no dispenser solenoids, Pump in Drain Mode, Drive Motor Spin Speed 500
Return to Standby at the end of the countdown.

You can press Cancel at any time.

Also, if you can get the washer drained, when you tip it on its side and open the bottom cover (unplug the AC power first and secure the water lines & drain), if you shine a bright flashlight up inside the outer case of the washer, look for a plastic sleeve with some paperwork in it.

If it is there, you will find the washer's Service Diagnostic Paperwork, a large fold-out sheet that shows all the keystrokes, like those documented above, for putting the washer through a bunch of diagnostics.

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Kenmore 90 Series fills with water but would not agitate or spin


You have a problem with the motor coupling. Top-load washers use what's called a direct-drive system, meaning it does not use a belt but what's called a "motor coupling". I probably replace 5 a week because these little guys break because of 2 reasons that i've found.
1) The break mechanism is too dry and causing the basket to stop at a holt, which puts a lot of strain on the coupler.

2) They break because of over-loading. I don't think you're over-loading though because it was find for 5 straight years.

Good luck to you. The repair is kind of hard to do on your own for the first time, so I would call an authorized technician. It will run you anywhere between $90 to $120 at most.

Best of luck!

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Hi,

I have exactly the same issue, which first appeared yesterday. Following your advice, the lights that are lit are 3rd, 5th, 7th and 8th. The SLOW & HOLD spin speed lights are lit, along with constant beeping :)

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