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Kenmore super capacity 3.5 front loading washer

My washer all of the sudden wont start. I put in the clothes and soap as usual and push start and it beeps three times but does not start. Any ideas?

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  • DCline1963 Jan 18, 2008

    I have the same problem, and the model # is: 417 44252500 and serial # is: XC55111846. we have had this machine for a little over one year, and it ran without any issues at all until this.

  • poochie883 Feb 09, 2008

    Same thing here. We found a small magnet on the floor in front of the washer. Might be for a sensor?

  • avenega Aug 25, 2008

    Washer won't start load of wash, it just beeps when I press the start button and is stuck on the same cycle, can't even change cycles or option. It seems like it's stuck and won't start up.

  • jzurcher Jan 04, 2009

    I have the same problem. Machine will start, 4 out of five lights are on and it just keeps beeping at me. I checked the magnet in the soup dispenser and it's still in tact. It doesn't appear that the door will lock. Anythoughts?

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2009

    washer beeps 3 times when I press start. found the magnet in the soap tray and it is in place. right where it should be. any other possible causes.

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It may be locked. hold the "options" and "select" buttons down together for 3 seconds.

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  • FG2005 Oct 25, 2010

    OMG!! Thank you guys my washer was only locked LOL. I am washing clothes again :)

  • Laura5js Jan 16, 2011

    This was so easy to use my 13 year old daughter just fixed the washer. Thank you so much!!!

  • llcascairo Aug 20, 2011

    You just saved me a cost of a service call! Thank you!

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It only cost me $86.85 for a service guy and about 2 minutes, but it's running again. There was a magnet that fell out of the soap tray. The magnet is for a sensor. It simply clicks into the right side of the tray. You must unclip the white front part from the gray tray. In the right side of the white peice is a slot for the magnet. Clip the magnet back in andclip the white and gray parts together. Slide the tray in and it should go.

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  • tina May 12, 2013

    i found the magnet but i dont know where to put it

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Where is the magnet located on the soap tray, how big is it?

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Do you have a model number handy?

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    Brian Gillespie Dec 16, 2007

    Open lid, should be on a lable

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