Question about Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer
Can I use fabric softener in my HE Kenmore Elite washing machine?
Detergent and beach are available...but what about Downey?
Patrice B. Carter
As you look at your dispenser. The Left compartment is for Detergent. The Right Front compartment is for the Fabric Softener Liquid. The Right Rear compartment is for Chlorine Bleach.
Posted on Jul 28, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Sep 10, 2011 | Kenmore 22422 Top Load Washer
Jul 26, 2011 | Kenmore Washing Machines
Mar 16, 2011 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer
The Sd code on most Kenmore Elite HE washers indicates a suds lock (usually caused by excessive suds do to overuse of detergent). Check for the presence of excessive suds in the washer. If you see a lot of foam, the code is likely caused by this problem. You will likely be able to drain the washer and spin out the clothes once the suds dissipate. Run an empty cycle with 1 cup of liquid chlorine bleach through the washer to help rinse out suds residue. If you see foam emerging during the empty cycle, you may need to repeat this process. You can also use Washer Magic or AFFRESH to help clean suds residue out of the washer. These products are available at your local Sears store or the grocery store. Make sure that you are using HE (High Efficiency) detergent in the appropriate quantity. You may need as little as a tablespoon of detergent in a high efficiency washer due to the low water level. You may need even less for a while since the clothes will likely have detergent still dissolved in the fibers that will emerge during subsequent wash cycles.
There are many different models of Kenmore Elite HE washers. If you do not see any apparent problem with excessive suds or need more help, resubmit your question with additional details and the full model number of your Kenmore Elite HE washer.
Jan 11, 2011 | Kenmore Washing Machines
Aug 27, 2010 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer
Jul 03, 2010 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer
Jan 09, 2010 | Washing Machines
Sep 03, 2009 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer
Jul 07, 2009 | Equator EZ 3710 CEE / W Ventless...
Nov 19, 2015 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer
326 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: