My 2 year old Kenmore Elite was making a crunching or grinding sound, I noticed F6 flashing on the panel. Upon removing the wet clothes, I noticed a coat hanger type wire sticking through one of the holes in the interior basket, upon further exam I noticed yet another one of these wires through another hole. Any suggestions of what might be going on????
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I have a Kenmore Elite he4t front load washer that was working fine and then we moved and now it stops washing midstream and flashes an F and a H. I have to pause and restart then it will stop washing again after a few minutes and flash the same codes again. I reset again and then it stops with 1 minute left and will not drain.
Hi, It sounds like you have something stuck in the pump. To repair Unplug machine. Remove bottom front panel(remove 2-3 screws in the bottom) Pull bottom of panel out and down to remove. Towards the center bottom you will see the pump. On the front is a round thing that resembles a filter. This is the pump filter screen...Get a shallow pan to put under screen. Turn lid counter clockwise to remove(turn slowly and allow water to drain. As you may need to dump pan several times before all water is drained out. Be carful or you could end up with water everywhere. Once the water is drained pull out screen and remove the debris and objects stuck in screen and filter housing you should also be able to see the impeller on the pump inspect for debris. Once everything is cleaned out reverse removal procedures put back together.
sounds as if oyou have a bad motor coupling, you can search you tube for keywords, whirlpool motor coupling, far easier to watch someone perform the repain that try to explain it, easy to do!!! part number 285753