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Kennmore Elite Oasis HE washer and dryer time sticks problem.

I took delivery on these units in 7/06 and thankfully I have an extended warranty. I had and still have problems with the dryer where the time will get stuck and the dryer will not stop tumbling until you stop it. The first call he could not duplicate the problem and left. The second time the guy said the problem is the sensor and the fix was to separate the wires and tape them. The third time, there was an error and they replaced the control board. Over the weekend I threw in a load to dry and when I came home 2-3hrs later the dryer was still tumbling and the cloths were VERY DRY. This is an intermittent problem and is very frustrating.

The other day I started a clean cycle on the washer and went about my business and approx 2 hrs later I went to throw in some wash and GUESS WHAT? The washer was stuck on 43 min and the thing was stuck in fill mode. So guess what? I had a puddle of water on the floor. I had to stop it and ran a clean cycle again and no problem.

I wish I never bought these units and I have been dealing with service and every time I ask to speak to a manager they transfer to some other dept and they give me the same run a round. My opinion, don't buy these units.

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  • Anonymous Jul 25, 2008

    Dryer sticks on 10 minutes left to dry and keeps running until stopped. Is it a sensor or control board? Of what I've read, it could be either. Is there a cheap, quick fix?

  • Anonymous Aug 01, 2008

    Bought Oasis washer and dryer in '06. Worked fine until two months ago. Replaced control panel. It worked for two weeks and machine dropped dead. Now needs new motherboard at $300.00 plus. Have already spent $275 on this dud. No more. Dryer ok so far. Going to get another washer.

  • Anonymous Sep 01, 2008

    left for the weekend in a hurry and never paid attention that clean cycle was still running on my KENMORE ELITE OASIS HE washing machine. came home just now to see that it's been running for three full days and running hot water through the machine (can't wait to see the bill for that) also, did i mention we have softened water. well, the entire tub turned orange and i don't quite understand why. i'm so angry i could scream. i have no idea how to clean the tub or if my washer is broke or what. i read consumers report back in 2006 when i purchased this set and thought it would last many years, that's why we went with he machine to save money in the long run. guess the joke's on us. how is it that you can't trust consumers report anymore? uggh!. the warranty expired last summer. just lovely.



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Bought this washer in 2006. So far 've had the washer repaired 6 times. The motherboard has been replaced 3 times. Sears has not been the most helpful. They said that they will continue repairing the washer until it cannot be fixed. Of courrse o\if this happens before the contract is up, that would be great, otherwise I am out of luck. I will not shop at sears or buy another kenmore product.

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