Question about Kenmore 44072 Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Model 417 44052401--will not spin in the final cycle. Everything else is working right now. How do I fix this, and if I have to remove the front cover to get to the board, how do I do that?

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 1,554 Answers

The indicated symptom signifies a faulty door lock and switch assembly. It is a safety feature of the washer not to advance to the spin cycle should the door lock is not activated to prevent injury due to accidental opening the washer door during a high speed spin. Check the wiring connections of the door lock and switch assembly to the main control board and the door lock and switch assembly itself. Make sure the connections are good and snug fit. Disconnect power to the machine prior to servicing to avoid the risk of electric shock.

Access to the main control board requires the removal of the top and the console. Remove the top panel by removing the screws attaching it to the rear of the washer then slide it rearward and off.

Pull the dispenser drawer out then push the locking tab to release it an pull the drawer completely out. Once the drawer is out, remove the 3 screws from the opening left by the drawer including the screws attaching the top of the console to the washer cabinet.

Disconnect the console wiring harness connection then lift the console and flip it forward to detach it from the cabinet. Disconnect wiring harness connections from the console then clean the connectors and terminals to ensure a good and snug fit connection. This will eliminate the possibility of loose wiring harness connection that may cause the malfunctioning of the door lock.

Posted on May 15, 2010

  • Jahn27
    Jahn27 May 15, 2010

    The door lock and switch assembly (part number 131763202) can be accessed for inspection or replacement through the door opening by removing part of the door gasket near the assembly. Open the washer door then locate the wire hoop and spring assembly securing the door gasket to the outer lip of the door opening. Using a needle-nose pliers, stretch the spring to clear the wire hoop from the gasket and remove it.

    Peel off the part of the door gasket near the door lock and switch assembly to gain access and remove the assembly. Remove the screws securing the door lock and switch assembly to the front panel then lift and pull it out of the washer. Connect the wires to the new assembly and secure it in place into the front panel.

    Put the door gasket back into the outer lip of the door opening and secure it in place with the wire hoop and spring assembly.


  • Jahn27
    Jahn27 May 15, 2010

    Note: Reinstall the console and the top panel in reverse of the given disassembly procedure.

×

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Drum will not spin


did he run the diagnostics per the tech sheet within the machine?if it will do everything else but spin out,then the drain pump is plugged,as a plugged drain pump will shut down these front load units,you will need to remove hoses off pump and clean out pump and all hoses from tub to drain stand pipe,by running the diagnostics you can run each washer cycle and see what cycle isnt performing in a matter of 5 minutes versus 1 hour real wash time on some cycles

May 01, 2012 | Kenmore HE2 Plus Front Load Washer

1 Answer

The water will not drain from my drum. The spin


Check the filter, which is located at the bottom front right of washer behind a flap or drop down cover.
Unscrew anti-clockwise to remove and clean.
Please rate my solution.
Thankyou.

Jan 28, 2010 | Bosch Nexxt Premium WFMC6400UC Front Load...

1 Answer

Final spin cycle does not work


The motor controller is likely failed.


Thanks for using FixYa - a 4 THUMBS rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question.

Aug 07, 2009 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

2 Answers

Won't spin in final spin cycle.


transmission shot if it does everything else but spin,not worth fixing for the price of a transmission plus labor,just junk it and buy a kenmore,whirlpool top load-mike

Apr 28, 2009 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

Operates correctly on all wash,rinse,soak cycles but does no spin


Check the door switch, if it's faulty the spin cycle will not work, but everything else will.

Apr 02, 2009 | Asko W6021 Front Load Washer

3 Answers

Frigidaire affinity front loading washer won't drain


HI .THANKS FOR YOUR QUESTION. THE PROBLEM IS WITH THE WATER PUMP.REMOVE 2 SCREWS AT BOTTOM OF FRONT PANEL . PUMP ON RIGHT .REMOVE HOSES AND CLEAN OUT THANKS THE APPLIANCE DOC.

Oct 04, 2008 | Frigidaire ATF6000ES Front Load Washer

5 Answers

Wont spin


you have to check all the harness connections on this machine and when you realize that this is going to happen often you may want to consider tossing this in a dumpster.

May 25, 2008 | Fisher and Paykel GWL11 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Spin Cycle doesn't work on our GE Energy Star frontloader, please help


You may have to remove the lower panel and clean the drain pump filter. Easy job, once the panel is removed the filter will be right in front. Get a bucket and unscrew the filter cover (3 very small screws at the bottom of the front panel) and you should find a ton of lint and stuff in there. This model has a pressure switch that detects if there is water in the tub. If so it will do this pause and slow spin. Once the pump filter is clean you should be good again. It worked for me.

Apr 08, 2008 | GE Energy Star WCVH6260F Front Load Washer

3 Answers

Wont spin or drain


The drain pump is jammed or clogged up. Remove the filter cover and check for bobby pins, coins or bra wires. If clean, remove drum to pump hose from the pump and check for any foreign matter. Try to turn the pump impeller by hand. It should turn freely. If pump is not free, replace it.

Nov 03, 2007 | Maytag Neptune MAH5500B Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Final agitation and spin do not happen, timer does not stop


check your knob and sleve on the timer to see if they are the right ones or if they line up. if they doit might be the pin in side the timer.or it might be faulty. another suggestiion is check everything out twice. good luck

Nov 20, 2006 | GE WBSE2090A Top Load Washer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Kenmore 44072 Front Load Washer Logo

Related Topics:

362 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Kenmore Washing Machines Experts

Sal DeAngelo

Level 3 Expert

2328 Answers

fordexpert

Level 3 Expert

5546 Answers

Ed Mac

Level 3 Expert

731 Answers

Are you a Kenmore Washing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...