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We just went to use our 3 year-old Kenmore Oasis (110-27072603 Type 580) HE washer and have run into a problem. The machine starts, water pumps in, it makes some odd noises and then the power cuts off and it goes dark.. It comes back on then off again repeatedly, with the whole unit going dark each time. No error codes given. Anyone experience something similar?

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It appears your timer/main controller/CCU has failed in this instance.

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PartSelect has a great schematic database for locating the part on your unit and great "testimonials" for each part that often times includes HOW-TO information.
RepairClinic has pictures of each part they sell and also a great how-to and troubleshooting for basic repairs.


If your unit has never been serviced - there should still be an original service manual enclosed in plastic taped to the inside of the shell.
In the service manual are Error codes, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting steps you can follow.


Anything too complicated or beyond your scope should be handled by a professional.

If you think you want to tackle the repair - and have gotten stuck on a step - reply to your question and I will be glad to help you out.




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It is likely that the machine control board will need to be replaced to correct this problem.



The part number for the machine control board is undetermineable because you have not provided me with the exact model # of your washer.



The procedure for replacing the machine control board is provided HERE

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NOTE: Be sure to unplug the washer to disconnect electrical power before accessing internal components.



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A pinched or twisted air hose can cause this fault code.

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