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I have a Kenmore 417-29042991 front-loading washing machine. It was running fine until a few days ago. Now the drum won't turn, for either the washing/tumbling cycles or the spin cycles. I've opened up the machine and checked the drain hoses. The drain pump (motor and impeller) is working fine, and the hose had only small nasty-smelling gunk in it a little bit. I flushed the hose out just in case. When the washer starts, it flows the water into the tub as normal for all cycles (wash and rinse). The control/timer advances as normal, but just no tub turning or spinning at any point. The door latch makes a 'click' sound when closing, and the 'door lock' light comes on the control panel. All temp, spin speed, and extra spin cycle controls are in their usual positions. What should I look at next as being the culprit? Thanks in advance!

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When the washer initially fills for the wash, is it only hot water entering the drum? Try switching the water temperature between hot and cold as it fills. If any of them show little or no water getting through, it sounds too easy but check to make sure water supply taps are on, and that the cold/hot fill hoses aren't reversed. Remove the fill hoses and check any of the screen filters for blockage (in the hoses and in the inlet water valve). When the machine stops and waits to fill but all you hear is a hum, it sounds like there is power going to the valve but water is not able to get through it.
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this can be two issues. One could be the control knob. there could be a malfunction here. secondly, you may have a faulty water valve assembly. the relay or solenoid may need to be replaced. i would start with the control knob.

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The 03 error code is the drain. Disconnect the drain hoses and check for blockages. If no blockage "time" the drain interval. If it's more than 6 minutes it's the pump. Also make sure you're using the correct type of soap so the ball check valve on the bottom of the outer drum isn't getting fouled with excessive suds. Also disconnect the drain hose from your house plumbing and let it free flow on it's own. This will tell you if the block is in your plumbing, and not in the machine. Assuming that your filter is clean.

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