After the rinse cycle there should be a 3 min drain cycle that does not come on then the timer stops it might be 10 min or 3 hours it will start on it own and finish drainig and finish the cycle. Im thinking relay but I not sure which one does what. Iam a mechanic and do have a D.V.O.M I have a kenmore model # 20722990
It sounds more like the timer motor is stopping. There mght be something binding or a dead spot on the motor.The next time it does that, advance the timer slightly a few times and see if it then advances on it's own Check all the wires, too. Take the timer assembly out and flush it several times with alcohol or plastic safe electronics cleaner while operating the timer (engaged) several times.
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Hi David if the timer is not cycling the tub will not drain ,the washer will not complete cycles, second check the lock switch on the door. this can stop the timer and the tub from draining. when not cycling the timer is at fault , this could be two problems, 1st when everything stops check the door safety switch , 2nd listen for the timer, if it stops running. good luck ,geodaws
To bypass the switch, you only have to disconnect the power to the washer, tilt the console back, unplug the switch and using a short piece of insulated wire, jump the two outermost contacts on the connector coming from the console and plug the washer back in.
Following is a description of how to gain access to the console and how to remove the cabinet if necessary.
If the water drains between the wash and rinse cycles, your motor and pump are probably OK. If this is a machine with a dial, try a different cycle, like normal instead of heavy duty. If that works and the machine completes the entire cycle then the timer probably has a bad spot. You might try to find a replacement timer if that is the case although I didn't have any luck with my 10 year old washing machine. Best of luck
does it drain after the wash cycle? if it does, then I don't think it's the timer. It uses the same contact there as for the rinse cycle. Do you hear the motor running as if it's trying to drain? If the motor is running, perhaps the pump itself is no good? Just a couple things to check. Hope it helps.
It appears your timer/main controller/CCU has failed in this instance.
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I have the same problem right now. I found a dime in the discharge but it still does it. I am going at it from the front side of the pump now. I need disassembly instructions for the upper sections to get to it. It was really nasty dirty and stinks.