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Washer does not switch from wash cycle to rinse cycle, the time gets stuck on 33 minutes. You can hear the motor humming. I shut the cycle off. and turn the machine on rinse/spin cycle. Then the time gets stuck on eight minutes. The washer does empty itself of water and spin, but the cycle gets stuck, i open the lid about a dozen times until it gets past the 8 minute mark. until if finally finishes the cycle. Help

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  • karensa70 Jun 20, 2008

    yeah my machine isnt going through all the cycles and when stuck says se

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SOURCE: Kenmore washer will do everyything but final rinse

This is a very typical symptom of a lid switch that is either broken or has come loose. If your lid switch is mounted on the right hand side of the lid, make sure the mounting screws are tight and the lid strike is in place (this is a plastic piece on the lid that activates the switch when closed). If your lid switch is on the left hand side in the rear under the washer rim (out of view), you may have to adjust the rod that activates it. For instructions on how to access the lid switch and/or replace it, click on the following link:

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If you need further assistance, please post back and let me know. You can also go to my profile and use the "Ask Me" feature for a quicker response.

Posted on May 31, 2008

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SOURCE: Kenmore washer will do everyything but final rinse

Sounds like a lid switch to me. The symptoms you describe are often caused by a lid switch malfunction. The switch may be loose or not making good contact. As you open and close the lid, you should hear a "clicking" sound as the lid switch is activated. If you do not hear the switch, check to make sure the lid strike in still intact. This is a small plastic piece mounted on the lid that pushes down on the switch through a slot on the wash tub opening on the right hand side. If this piece breaks off, it will give the same symptoms of a broken lid switch. Next, check the two mounting screws on the right side of the wash tub opening to make sure they are tight. These are the mounting screws for the lid switch. Sometimes they come loose and the switch does not make proper contact. If you attempt all these preliminaries, and the switch still does not seem to be working properly, replace it.

Replacement parts can be found at searspartsdirect.com. Just type in your model number and the lid switch will be located under the "Top and Cabinet" heading as item number 11 (part #3949238). The lid strike is listed as item 20 (part #350733). You may also check repairclinic.com. They carry the SAME parts and sometimes offer a better price. For instructions on how to replace a lid switch, click on the following link:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r385198-replacing_lid_switch

This is a simple and inexpensive repair if you wish to accomplish this on your own. A replacement switch usually costs between $25 and $35. I hope this helps you. Let me know if you require further assistance.

NOTE: Future reference (this is just constructive advice), if you are in the habit of slamming the washer lid or placing heavy objects on the it, this will cause damage to the lid switch. In addition, also make sure your washer lid is not bowed. Placing objects on the lid can cause the lid to bow and prevent it from making the proper contact with the lid switch. This will give you the same symptoms.

Posted on Aug 22, 2008

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SOURCE: shutting down on rinse cycle

Hi this could means that you may need to replace the washing machine bearings. Once the bearings are bad, the motor overheats and it will automatically shut down after the first rinse.

Timonty from WashingMachineAdvisor.com

Posted on Sep 02, 2008

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Posted on Oct 18, 2008

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SOURCE: Kenmore front-load washer stops at rinse cycle

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.
Good luck!

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