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I have a Kenmore Elite HE 4t. When it spins you can hear that the motor or something is loose. Is this accessed from the front bottom panel or by removing the stop panel.

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I have the he4t and everytime I wash I get an f02 error. The washer wont drain and spin unless you cancel and restart the washer. What can I do to fix this?

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i have a kenmore elite washer the red lite is lit on controlles locked how do i solve this

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SOURCE: my kenmore elite smartwash quiet pak 9 he 4t seems to be off

have you tried lower spin speeds? I found with heavy items such as towels and jeans it is best to lower the spin speed. also washing like heavy items on a certain wash cycle is best - i.e. towels on bluky/bedding.

hope that helps.

Posted on Apr 09, 2009

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SOURCE: removing front panel from kenmore elite HE-3 front load washer?

If you've removed the screws and the panel sticks, tapping on each side will knock it loose. The panel should drop down, then off. You can also try propping the two front feet of the washer up slightly for better access. A 2x4 works real well. This will allow more room for the panel to drop and gives better access to the screws. The washer is very heavy, so you may need some assistance to lift the front. Either lift from the bottom, or place your hands on the front facing of the cabinet to push the washer back. DO NOT push on the door or control panel.

If you still need assistance, please let me know. I hope this helps you.

Posted on Jul 05, 2009

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SOURCE: Loud banging/thumping during spin cycle on my kenmore front load

this sounds like this could be the bearings,to check for this,open door and with yourhand lift the inner chrome drum and let it fall then lift again and if you feel a knocking sound and a lot of play in it then its the bearings,i know there should be movement in the drum but this will feel more of a knocking.

Posted on Jul 07, 2009

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