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My kenmore front load washer will not start. The lights go on but the door will not lock and start.

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SOURCE: Kenmore Front Load Washer 417.44152400 lights up, no activity

Find the button on your panel with a 'key' symbol. Press & hold this down till the lock light goes off. Or

Hold down the 'options' & 'select' buttons together till the lock light goes off. Or
Press and hold down "end of cycle"
Pl. rate & tell me what did it - it is important.

Posted on May 30, 2008

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SOURCE: kenmore front load he3 washer: door wont unlock

happened to me once - I just unplugged the machine - waited a minute and plugged it back - it - then used cancel button

Posted on Mar 02, 2009

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SOURCE: Kenmore Elite HE3 front load washer door locking mechanism issue

1. Remove the lower panel under the door by loosening the three screws under the bottom edge on the front of the washer. HINT: If you prop up the front feet of the washer with some small blocks of wood, this will make access to the screws much easier.
2. With the screws removed, the lower panel should drop down then come off. If the panel sticks, a light tap on either side will knock it loose.
3. Reach your hand up inside the washer behind the front casing on the right-hand side. This is where the door latch assembly is located.
4. At the bottom of the door latch assembly is a small pull tab. This is the manual release for the door. Pull the tab straight down and the door will come open.

Sometimes these doors will not unlock for whatever reason. If there are no error codes being generated, this could have just been a momentary glitch. If you see "Fdl" or "Fdu" error codes, these are usually indications of a failed door latch assembly and will require replacement.

Posted on Aug 01, 2009

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SOURCE: He5t Kenmore ELITE front load washer flashing f35 code

I hate my machine. Just over a year old, F35 failure code. Wish I still had my reliable Maytag. And this failure is on a machine that replaced the FIRST one of these **** I bought. So I've had not one, but TWO units fail within 15 months of purchase! Anyone else have this miserable experience? What a total sham these machines are. Sears is less than supportive of their "flagship" product name.

Posted on Jun 10, 2010

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SOURCE: our kenmore supercapicity 3.5 front load washer's

LOC means it thinks the control panel is locked.
This gives the ERR indication when you push the buttons.
To unlock it you need to hold down the Options and Select buttons together until it reacts.

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