Question about Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer
The only way to "reset" the machine is by unplugging it for an hour or so and the preprogrammed cycles can never be reprogrammed. The problem here is likely with the User Interface (UI) board itself. But a problem in the Motor Control Unit (MCU) can interfere with the communication between the Central Control Unit (CCU) and the UI. Disconnect power then remove the top panel to access the CCU and disconnect the harnesses from terminals MI3 and MS2. These harnesses are for MCU communication and power respectively.
Reconnect power then run the machine with each of the cycles. Replace the MCU if the problem doesn't appear with the MCU disconnected. Replace the UI if the problem still exists.
Posted on Oct 10, 2010
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Posted on Oct 09, 2010
First of all try resetting the machine by unplugging it for a minute from main power outlet and then plug back in and ON the machine and check.if everything goes back to normal or not.
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If the problem still exists then check the timer setup and try resetting time and reprogram it. if it still messes up then replace the timer.
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Posted on Oct 09, 2010
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