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My kenmore 800 washer starts agitating as soon as I start a cycle. It is the model with the load sensing technology and is supposed to wait 4 seconds, start filling with water and then start agitating. the clothes at the end of the cycle are still wet and I have to select the 2nd rinse option if I want them to spin dry properly. Can you advise me what I should do, the machine is just past a year old. thank you

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Hi.

To start call Kenmore to verify warranty status, parts warranty often lasts over one year.

Regarding the problem, the only device that can cause skipping fill part of the cycle and going to agitate is the pressure switch. You can replace the pressure switch just in case, as this is not an as epensive part, even if I think that the problem is a defective control board.

Posted on Sep 01, 2010

  • Robert Farr Feb 11, 2013

    If your washer does not have a Presure switch and has a Auto Load Sensening switch instead, then try unplugging the machine for 30-40 minutes and that will reset the ALSS. If it still agitates while filling after doing the reset, check the lid switch.

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