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He4t - monthly bleach cleaning cycle

Washer Monthly Maintenance Procedure:
This cycle uses higher water volumes in combination with liquid chlorine bleach to thoroughly clean the inside of your washing machine.
  1. remove any clothing or items from washer
  2. CLOSE door (duh)
  3. open dispenser drawer and remove the detergent compartment and set aside. No laundry products will be added at this time. You will be required to add only liquid chlorine bleach at a later step.
  4. For Kenmore Elite HE products press a specific combo of buttons.
  • Select Rinse/Spin program
  • select low spin speed
  • select warm/cold water temp.
  • select 2nd rinse option
  • push the "end of cycle" signal button 4 times within 5 seconds to start the cycle
The machine will fill and run a short sensing cycle. This will take about 3 minutes.

Step 5
  1. The washer will provide 4 short tones. Check the: ESTIMATED TIME REMAINING display for the codes indicated below:
  • if "Ab" (add bleach) displayed in the estimated time remaining window (you'll hear 4 short tones) proceed to Step 6.
  • if "rL" (remove load) displayed in the Estimated Time Remaining window an error tone will sound. The door will unlock.
    -open the door and remove the items from the washer.
    -continue the cycle by pressing the START button.

    NOTE: The water in the unit will dispense for a moment, then the door will unlock, lock again, and then the cycle will continue with another check for items in the washer.

    The machine will fill and run a short cycle to determine whether any items have been left in the washer. This will take approx 3 minutes.

    the washer will repeat Step 5 until it can determine that there are NO items n the washer and will display "Ab" (add bleach).
6. Add liquid chlorine bleach.
  • If using the maintenance procedure for the first time, open the dispenser drawer and immediately add 1 cup liquid chlorine bleach to the Main Wash detergent compartment. The liquid bleach should immediately flow out of the dispenser.
  • If doing a monthly maintenance procedure, open the dispenser drawer and immediately add 1/3 cup bleach to the Main Wash detergent compartment. The liquid chlorine bleach should immediately flow out of the dispenser.

  • Water will be flowing into the dispenser drawer when the bleach is added ... this is normal.
  • Do not add any detergent to this cleaning cycle. Use of more than 1 cup of bleachw ill cause product damage over time.
7. Once the cleaning cycle has begun, allow the cycle to complete. An est cycle time will appear on the display.

8. After the cleaning cycle is complete, leave the door open, clightly to allow for better ventilation and drying of washer interior.

9. Replace the detergent compartment divider.
4/22/2019 7:18:30 PM • Kenmore 3.8 cu.... • Answered on Apr 22, 2019

F07 occurs at end of first rinse cycle

F07 - Motor Control Unit (MCU) Error - Disconnect power and unplug unit. Check wire harness connections between drive motor and Motor Control Unit (MCU), and between MCU and the Central Control Unit (CCU). Reconnect power and plug unit in.
Check the MCU by looking for operations of the drive motor, and check drive motor for powered rotations. Replace failed component.

Note: If this failure occurs during high-speed spin, the door will be unlocked after three minutes.

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10/4/2018 9:06:06 AM • Kenmore 3.8 cu.... • Answered on Oct 04, 2018

How to repair HE4t with HF code?

HE4T had problem on control board when early time version. Later they modified control board and find new version should fix your problem.
12/27/2015 8:20:12 AM • Kenmore 3.8 cu.... • Answered on Dec 27, 2015

Why is there water in the tub when off for 2 or 3 days?

Either the tub has a slow leak in the faucet or water is backing up from the drain, you need a plumber to route out the drain pipe
11/7/2015 12:12:35 AM • Kenmore 3.8 cu.... • Answered on Nov 07, 2015

Kenmore HE4t washer panel lights up but does not start. There is no error displayed. I have run the full diagnostic cycle and there is no error

Try holding the start button for 5 -10 seconds (until it starts).
7/24/2014 1:22:49 AM • Kenmore 3.8 cu.... • Answered on Jul 24, 2014

How to clean wash machine tub

with acetic or formic acid its clean the calk residu
6/28/2014 8:45:20 PM • Kenmore 3.8 cu.... • Answered on Jun 28, 2014

Does the Kenmore Elite he 4t front load washer have a flow meter?

yes it does Btw, I’m available to help over the phone in case u need at https://www.6ya.com/expert/sean_54c3a3dc48a7773c
6/11/2014 4:10:12 PM • Kenmore 3.8 cu.... • Answered on Jun 11, 2014

Vibrates during spin cycle

front loaders are made to sit on concrete they probably didnt tell you when you purchased it if its on wood floor not much you can do
5/22/2014 7:20:12 PM • Kenmore 3.8 cu.... • Answered on May 22, 2014
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