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Problem with a Kenmore frontload washer-model#970C45092-00. Door locks--lets in water for few seconds--stalls.On drain & spin it will pumpout few seconds &stall.I replaced the electronic control board--same thing.Would a bad door lock assembly cause that problem? Tech sheet is also missing--no error codes came up.. Rene

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  • Rene Matz Nov 09, 2010

    Hi

    Yes I did check the pump--it was clear &the impeller turned freely. I also replaced the



    pressure switch.Will try a new door lock assembly.I,ll let you know in a few days if that



    got it up & running again. Rene

  • Rene Matz Nov 14, 2010

    Hi

    Haven,t made it back to this washer yet--I was wondering whether or not if the pump motor is



    bad(runs normal for few seconds with full stream)would it also cause water to come in same way--



    good for few seconds then stall? It baffles me that both are operating the same way--work good for



    couple seconds then go dead.I take it that the power is being lost after few seconds.



    Any more suggestions? I will put my meter on pump circuit to make sure power is or isn,t the



    problem.Our Canadian built Kenmore have a problem with missing techsheets. Rene

  • Rene Matz Nov 17, 2010

    Washer was losing power to pump--I replaced door lock assembly--same problem.I disconnected wires to motor speed board--same problem.Connected all wires again-blamed
    problem on faulty main board.Decided to plug in washer one more time--washer worked
    okay. What could have caused it to lose power after about 5 seconds? Rene

  • Rene Matz Nov 24, 2010

    Washer is working okay. Thanks for your help"" Rene

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Hi.

I assume that you checked for blockage at drain pump. Both checking position of drain hose at the back, and accessing the drain pump filter, located in front, behind the panel at the base of the appliance.

The door lock can cauuse the problem , check wiring and check if it works. Parts that can be responsible are the door lock switch , the pressure switch and the drain pump. Pump look OK if it starts. Check door lock and wiring. Replace the pressure switch. That is cheap.
If that still does not work, have a look at motor control unit and motor.
The tech sheet is usually tucked inside the appliance.

I could not track the model number. I think the model is Kenmore Super .

Check if it is the same as this one in service manual.

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It is possible that the door lock will cause this problem.you need to check the drain pump for any obstructions that may cause the pump to stop working.a faulty drain pump can be the cause this problem.if you do not find any obstructions then you may need to replace the drain pump

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