Question about Washing Machines

2 Answers

Kenmore Washing Machine 110.47512601

WIll turn itself on and off. If you unplug it, and then plug it back in. It will power up without pushing the power 'on' button, but you can sometimes make selections, but you can not start it or turn it off using the power button. It will turn itself off later on, but turn itself back on. Where can I get troubleshooting information and a parts list?

Sears has been out twice to try a fix and replaced, what the tech called a power control module. He had no test equipment and 'lost' wouldn't even start to describe the total lack of troubleshooting skills. They now think it is the front control panel.

What do you think it is?

Posted by on

2 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 5,911 Answers

It could very well be the control panel. Of course, this would be a pure guess on my part, because I do not have access to your washer. It sounds like you have some buttons sticking on the panel that may be causing the erratic operation and display. You can view the control panel at searspartsdirect.com. Just type in your model number (as you have provided) and look at the various links on the following page. There are very good parts illustrations to assist you in locating parts. I hope this helps you.

PS There should be a tech sheet located inside the washer behind the lower panel under the door, or along the interior cabinet walls. This tech sheet provides some troubleshooting tips and diagrams to take test point readings.

Posted on Jul 29, 2008

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Have a sears front loader its making a bad noise when it spins sounds like a air plane taking off its to years old model 110.47512601

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
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.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

Hello. I installed a new never used Kenmore washer today front load. As soon as we turned the water on at the back of the machine the water stated to enter the unit, Even when there was no power to the...


Not come across anything like it before, however, check your manual and see what it says about the position of the valve at the back of machine, if you've not already done so....otherwise goodluck.

Mar 05, 2015 | Kenmore 3.8 cu. ft. HE3 Front Load Washer

1 Answer

How do i change a lid switch on a kenmore top load washing mach


(For most)... Unplug machine at power (most important for any repair attempts).. Use a putty knife at about 2 inches from the front top corners where the top is attached to find the clips that hold the top to the rest of the machine. Once the clips are found, use the putty knife to push the the clips in while lifting the top up. The back of the top of the machine is held in place with clips that allow the top to be lifted far enough to set against wall behind machine without disturbing electronics. From this point, you should be able to see the switch and the manner in which it is clipped in. You will need your model number to order another. It is likely a Whirlpool or Frigidaire machine. Sears doesnt actually make anything. There may also be a part number on the part itself. Check eBay for replacement if you can wait for shipping.

Aug 05, 2014 | Kenmore Washing Machines

3 Answers

How do i reset my kenmore he 2 washer


Hard Reset - In some cases the control can be non-functioning or may not accept activation from the control panel. To clear and restart the control follow the these steps:

* Unplug or turn the circuit breaker off for 30 seconds.
* Reconnect the unit to the power source by turning the breaker back on or plugging the unit back into the wall outlet.
* Press the Pause/Cancel/Stop button twice to clear the "PF" in the display.
* Start a short cycle to check the operation of the machine by selecting a cycle and pressing and holding the start button until the machine starts.

Thanks for using FixYa - a 4 THUMBS rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question

Jan 03, 2010 | Kenmore HE2 Plus Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Water level won't fill past the lowest setting.


you may need to replace the level selector switch itself... if it has a reset option ( usually near the large side of the button, w/it plugged in, turn the switch all the way to reset, unplug the machine and then plug it back in. ) this has been known to work on occasion....hope this helps

Oct 18, 2009 | Kenmore Washing Machines

1 Answer

I have a Kenmore Elite Oasis HE Model 110.27072600. No mater what cycle, the machine would stop with 21 minutes remaining in the cycle. The only way to get it to resume was to unplug it, then replug it in...


If you suspect you have a defective timer it can easily be replaced by performing the following steps:


1. Unplug washing machine... and pull out the timer knob. Some knobs have a removeable center cap and hidden screw. Some are simply slip-fit. Remove the knob.

2. Remove console. This can be accomplished in one of two ways depending on which type of console you have.

a. If the console has removable end caps, the caps lift off by prying on the top from the back of the washer.
The cap will pull off towards you as you are facing the unit from the front of the washer.
There will be a screw under each end cap that you will need to remove.


b. If the console does not have removable end caps, you will need to slide a putty knife under the front corner of each side and push in while lifting up.
There is a retaining clip under each side that has to be released.


3. Once the console has been released it will lift up and fold back over the back of the washer in its resting position. Use care not to stress the small plastic hinges that hold it on. They can break easily.

4. Disconnect all power plugs and remove the timer's mounting screws.

5. Reinstall reverse of removal.


Thanks for using FixYa - a 4 THUMBS rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question.

Jul 09, 2009 | Kenmore Oasis HE 27082 Top Load Washer

2 Answers

I have a Kenmore HE2 Plus front loading washing machine that is about 2 1/2 years old. It just started turning on and then off again, all by itself. Last night we ended up jut unplugging it. And when I...


Most likely it is the timer/control board.
It is a plug and play swap-out, but the tricky part is getting TO the board :D
Only you can determine if you have the skillset to attempt the repair - however without properly testing the components - you may just end up throwing $$ at the machine replacing good parts and still not find the problem.
This type of repair is best left to experienced repairmen. You will SAVE money in the long run.

Thanks for using FixYa - a FixYa rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question.

Jun 17, 2009 | Kenmore HE2 Plus Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Kenmore elite oasis he washer


Lets start by pulling the plug on this machine and while your back there notice where the three screws are holding the console to the machine and remove them until the top comes off noticing how it latches front to back and the screws secure it. Now you will see on the right hand side a grey box, look for a white plug top side left with only two wires sitting by itself and unplug it. Then plug the machine back in and you should still have no power. Next the cable with blue wires connecting the console to the grey box needs to be unplugged. Now we will test that grey box as it supplies your console. The test is as this unplug power, unplug console( blue wires ) then the next step is to plug the white plug with the thick dual black wires in. You should hear it cycle through all the valves, door lock and bump the tub. If this works and after you plug in the console and no power, guess what? Need to replace the console. Ps the plug with the grey sheath by the console blue wires is your door lock:) Write back if you need any help.

Sep 14, 2008 | Kenmore 22422 Top Load Washer

2 Answers

Filled with water overnight


Hi When I plug it in is there any light on the panel that will come on without hooking it up the water lines???

Jul 11, 2008 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Power switch


It is quite possible. Replacement of the control board might be needed as well.

Jun 09, 2007 | Kenmore Oasis 27042 Top Load Washer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Washing Machines Logo

Related Topics:

412 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Washing Machines Experts

Gerry Harvey
Gerry Harvey

Level 3 Expert

1456 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

70374 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

15119 Answers

Are you a Washing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...