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Remove the bottom panel is is held in place with 3 torx screws

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Front load washer leaking on the floor


Check the bellows gasket real carefully for a hole, and make sure the door gasket is good and no problems with how it fits to the front of the machine.
Pull the machine out, and watch it from all angles with any covers off that can be removed without interfering with function. Run a quick rinse and see what leaks.

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Want to find out why my washing machine is leaking water


It is most likely the water pump on the washing machine. Check the hot and cold hose and make sure there are round gaskets on the inside of them and that they are tight on the hot and cold valves.
Also check the drain hose that it doesn't have any holes in it and that the hose is far enough down into the drain . If all that's ok, it's your water pump.

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Kenmore elite oasis gas dryer


If you experience a problem where the washer does not drain properly or the drain pump makes excessive noise, here's the information you need to check the drain pump:

Symptom: PUMP IS RUNNING, BUT NOT DRAINING PROPERLY.

1. Unplug the washer while servicing inside the unit.
2. Remove the lower kick panel under the door by removing the three 7mm screws under the bottom edge of the panel. HINT: Use a couple of blocks of wood to prop up the front feet of the washer to gain better access to the screws. Once the screws are removed the panel should drop down, and then pull off. If the panel becomes stuck, a slight tap on either side will dislodge it.
3. Locate the drain pump. It will be located directly under the wash tub (it is the only pump this washer has).
4. There is an access removal cover on the pump that can be removed to clean out the trap. BEFORE doing this, it is strongly recommended that you remove all residual water from the wash tub & drain line or you will have about a gallon or so inside your washer and on the floor to clean up.
5. Here's a helpful way of quickly removing the residual water. If you own a wet/dry shop vac, remove the drain hose from the standpipe at the wall and pull a vacuum with the shop vac. This will empty the wash tub, pump and drain lines. If you don't own a shop vac, grab a bunch of old towels and open the access on the pump slowly so that it comes out at a trickle. Allow the towels to soak up the majority of the water. Close the access and stop the water if you need to get additional towels.
6. Open the pump access and remove once you have all the water drained. Check the drain pump for foreign objects and debris. Check the pump impeller and make sure there's nothing caught in it. Items as small as toothpicks or cotton swabs have been known to stop this pump from working.
7. Clean out the pump thoroughly and reinstall the access cover. Make sure the cover is snug, but do not over tighten.
8. Place the drain hose back in the standpipe (IMPORTANT - DO NOT FORGET!).
9. With the bottom panel still off, plug the washer back in and select the following on the operator console - DRAIN SPIN, NO SPIN, and then press any button under OPTIONS 4 times (it must be the same button). "C00" will show on the console display as the washer begins diagnostics mode.
10. Check the drain pump for leaks as the washer fills. The pump is gravity filled and will hold water even it is not pumping. Allow washer to run through diagnostics until it begins the wash tub tumble cycle.
11. At this point, you can stop the diagnostics procedure by pressing PAUSE/CANCEL 2 times. The drain pump energizes and the washer will begin to drain.
12. If the drain pump works normal and there are no leaks detected, reinstall the bottom panel and tighten screws.


NOTE: It is normal to have residual water left inside the wash tub under the wash basket. This is why it is important to leave the door ajar when not in use so this water does not become sour.


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I have a kenmore elite HE3 t and latley after it's


You could have a clog in the housing underneath the dispenser where the water flows through a hose into the tub.
Pull the dispenser drawer completely out.
There is a tab that needs to be depressed to release the drawer and remove it.
Check the opening at the bottom of the housing just inside the dispenser housing opening to see if a small sock or garment is clogging this opening.
Reach down into this opening to see if an item is inside the hose.
This is the normal issue that will cause water to leak out of the dispenser housing.

Wash the dispenser drawer thoroughly with warm water. Make sure that you pull off the siphon covers and wash all siphon holes. This process is described in your owner's manual. Replace the dispenser drawer and try the washer again.

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Oct 04, 2009 | Kenmore Elite HE4 Electric Dryer

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Water leaking from bottom of machine onto floor during fill and wash cycle


there are 3 bolts are bottom front compartment, may be taken off with a phillip screwdriver, or it may be a torx. when you take it off, cut your washer on and see where it is leaking, your gasket could be broken, your hoses or pump.

Sep 07, 2009 | Kenmore Elite HE4 Electric Dryer

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Need to disassemble a kenmore elite oasis dryer


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Disconnect your Kenmore Oasis washing machine from its power source. Make sure that your washer is unplugged before beginning to disassemble it.
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Remove the screws that hold the control console to the top of your Oasis washer. In some Kenmore Oasis models, the two screws may be covered by plastic end caps. After removing the screws, set them aside until you are ready to replace them.
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Flip the console up, back and out of the way.
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Locate the cabinet clips on the top of your Kenmore Oasis washer. These clips are located toward the back of the washer top and would be hidden by the console if it were not currently flipped up.
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Slide your screwdriver underneath the metal cabinet clips. Wiggle the screwdriver back and forth to gently pry the cabinet clips free.
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Disconnect the group of colored wires that plug into the top of the washer from the control console. These wires control the lid switch on your Kenmore washing machine. To disconnect, grasp the white plastic clip and pull gently.
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Remove the washing machine cabinet. Tilt the cabinet towards you, and then lift the entire cabinet up and off of its platform.



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You have a broken motor coupler, you can see how it is replaced on samurai appliance guru

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Water leak from Kenmore elite


If the leaks happens during drain cycle, this is usually because of a leak on the drain pump hose, or because of a faulty drain pump that is leaking.

As the appliance must be taken apart and the pump may need replacement, it is better to call a repairman to do the job.

Check that leak is not from drain hose, from water supply hoses, or from gasket first.

Dec 29, 2008 | Kenmore Elite HE4 Electric Dryer

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Washer leaks from rear. The hoses are perfect.


Hi .If you look, the tub is leaning towards the front . Theres a counter balance spring that has fallen off. remove the cabinet, to gain access, and replace the spring

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Kenmore elite washer model 20952992 pouring water


We had the same problem. The bleach dispenser tray is located on the drum below the bleach storage pan. The dispenser tray has very small holes that were plugged by rust from the hose clamp that attached the dilution water supply hose to the bleach storage pan. I removed the top of the washing machine to discover the problem, but it may be solved by attaching a flexible tube or small hose to the end of a vacuum cleaner hose and cleaning out the dispenser tray. There is room between the dispenser tray and the storage pan and is located in the front right corner.

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