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Two phillips screws on the front bottom of the control panel will release it.......pull it forward and flip it up...........remove the knob and by pushing in and turning counterclockwise.......then remove the dial to reveal the timer screws.....remove those and disconnect the wiring harness.....replace the timer and reinstall all parts......

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Servicing the Timer
Most washing machine timers are digital or mechanical. The timer controls most of the operations of the washer: water level, tub filling and emptying, length of cycles, and cycle setting sequences. For this reason, any repairs to the timer should be made by a professional service person. However, there are a couple of checks you can make when you suspect the timer is faulty -- you may be able to install a new timer yourself.

Step 1: Unplug the washer. To access the timer, remove the control knobs and the panel that covers the controls. This may be a front panel, or access may be through a panel at the back of the unit. Carefully examine the wires that connect the timer to the other parts of the washer. If the wires are loose or disconnected, try pushing them into position; they usually fit into their terminals like plugs. Use long-nosed pliers to avoid breaking the wire connections -- never pull a wire by hand.

Step 2: To test the timer, use a VOM set to the RX1 scale. Disconnect the power leads to the timer and clip one probe of the VOM to each lead. The VOM should read zero if the timer is working. Since the timer is a multiple switch, turn it through its cycle and test each pair of terminals in turn. The meter should read zero at all of these points. If one or more readings are above zero, the timer is faulty and should be replaced.

Step 3: To replace the timer, unscrew and disconnect the old one. Install a new timer made specifically for the washing machine. If there are many wires on the timer, have a helper hold the new timer next to the old one as you work. Disconnect the old wires one at a time, connecting each corresponding new wire as you work, to make sure the connections are properly made. Or, draw a diagram showing the connections before removing the old timer. After all the wires are connected, check the connections again for correctness and screw the timer assembly into place.

In the next section, we will examine two of the most crucial elements of a washing machine -- the water inlet valves and the agitator.

Posted on May 17, 2009

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How do you replace the timer in a Kenmore Washer Model 22622?


First, see the Sears parts site for your washer:

http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/index.action

Enter your model number (###.######) and you'll see a list of major sub-components with diagrams and parts.

Next, see the following for how to release the console:

http://www.american-appliance.com/catalog/newsdesk_info.php?newsPath=16&newsdesk_id=131&osCsid=41610396bdeaf9d724c8d6b9910df259

Basic Whirlpool / Kenmore washers may use one of two different timers. See the following Whirlpool / Kenmore Service Manual

https://secured.whirlpool.com/Service/SrvTechAdm.nsf/2cd44500d572193285256a45004fd9d6/f7e2147fa98b28cf85257122007475cb/$FILE/L-55.pdf

Assuming that you have the metal timer, You'll need to remove the timer knob. The easiest way is to hold the metal shaft that passes through the timer with a thin needle nosed pliers while un-screwing the knob.

Once the knob is off, it's a simple matter to unplug the connectors and remove the bolts holding the timer to the console.

Oct 21, 2010 | Kenmore 22622 Top Load Washer

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I have a Kenmore 90 Series model 110 washer that overflows. I have changed the water level switch and verified the tube is clear and has no leaks. Could the timer have anything to do with the problem or...


This assumes that you have a basic Kenmore / Whirlpool top load, direct drive, neutral drain (it doesn't spin until the pump removes most of the water) machine.

First, see the Sears parts site for your washer:
http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/index.action

Enter your model number (###.######) and you'll see a list of major sub-components with diagrams and parts.

Also see the Whirlpool / Kenmore Service Manual for top load, direct drive washers:

https://secured.whirlpool.com/Service/SrvTechAdm.nsf/2cd44500d572193285256a45004fd9d6/f7e2147fa98b28cf85257122007475cb/$FILE/L-55.pdf

It has a troubleshooting section as well as testing procedures.

I'd test and verify that the Water Inlet Valve is working.

If it tests OK, I'd also test the timer.

May 19, 2010 | Kenmore Washing Machines

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Washer won't advance to next cycle. I think the problem is with timer. It works when I advance the timer manually. How do I change the timer and what is the part number? I have Whirlpool SAQS800HQ. ...


Hello,
It may not be the timer,before you go down that costly road,check the water supply and see if it is filling through both valves or it could be a heater fault.
Is it filling slowly or draining slowly check.

May 09, 2010 | Whirlpool Calypso GVW9959K Top Load Washer

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Washer Doesnt Change Cycles


This assumes that you have a basic Kenmore / Whirlpool top load, direct drive, neutral drain (it doesn't spin until the pump removes most of the water) machine.

First, see the Sears parts site for your washer:
http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/index.action

Enter your model number and you'll see a list of major sub-components with diagrams and parts.

This appears to be a timer / timer motor problem.

I'd alto look at the Whirlpool / Kenmore direct drive installation and maintenance manual for testing the timer.

https://secured.whirlpool.com/Service/SrvTechAdm.nsf/2cd44500d572193285256a45004fd9d6/f7e2147fa98b28cf85257122007475cb/$FILE/L-55.pdf

Sep 26, 2009 | Kenmore 24032\24036 Top Load Washer

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Whirlpool top load lsr7010pq2 keeps agitaing


Either the clock motor has something in it's internal gear train that stops the motor, or the controller matching gear to the motor has something caught in the teeth or a tooth is damaged. Easy way out is replace the controller, but you might be able to find the trouble itself. The clock motor usually isn't available by itself.

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Whirlpool LSR7010PQ2 can't spin dry, clothes still wet


If it was spinning slow before the total failure It would be your clutch ,Check your lid switch.

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