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Clothes washing machine

Cycle dial will not advance on its own, just manually. Spin cycle will start if you open then close lid after water drains, otherwise must be done manually. Machine seems to work as it should, just that the dial has to kept going manually to get to end of cycle. Also, wash and rinse water turns quite a dark blue.

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  • Anonymous Feb 16, 2008

    the washing machine model # is 110. 20952992, serial # CK 0901042, and type 111.

  • imnothandy Feb 16, 2008

    imnothandy's model # is 110.20952992, serial # CK 0901042, type 111.

  • imnothandy Feb 16, 2008

    fyi, it does not advance in any part of the cycle on its own. Thank you very much for all of your help and info!!

  • imnothandy Mar 10, 2008

    Me again! I have been manually advancing the **** to the different cycles when doing laundry, and did a load on a different wash setting (Permanent Press cycle instead of the Ultra Clean cycle which I usually use). To my surprise, the machine went thru the complete cycle from start to finish all on its own! Do you still think it is the timer? I have one on order thru Sears (160.+), but will cancel the order if I do not need it.

  • Gary Davd
    Gary Davd May 11, 2010

    PLEASE post your model number from the units tag you have this problem posted under an HE4 model but say you open the did an HE4 unit is a Front loader....after yo post that maybe we can help you

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Posted on May 01, 2008

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Fist off the unit is operating ok it was designed to only spin after the water is let out. by you opening the lid and closing it you have paused the machine (opening the lid) and started it back up This function is also built in the timer to pause the machine then go into spin.. The timer sounds like it has a dead spot in it. is this the only place in the cycle it does this ???? or does it stick and not advance say in the Agitate portion of the cycle?? there is a small timer motor on the timer that advances it it could be going out l. If you check that out with no luck the part # for the timer is 3954449 is is about $102.00 at www.sears.com it is $109.00 at www.apdepot.com the little drive motor on the timer is not a replaceable part the whole timer will have to be replaced
Hope this Fixes Ya

Posted on Feb 16, 2008

  • Gary Davd
    Gary Davd Feb 16, 2008

    If it wont advance on any part of the cycle then that little motor is shot you will need to replace the timer..

    Plz rate this help Thanks

  • Gary Davd
    Gary Davd Mar 12, 2008

    Yes just get it most likely it has a dead spot in it . This is the ONLY part in your machine that advances the cycle

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