Kenmore washing machine wont drain. FIXED

Why won't my Kenmore 500 washer drain?

kenmore washing machine wont drain

How do you check if the timer has failed? It either broke a piece and fell off and you need to replace it, or you can try reinstalling it. Have you opened up the machine after the new drain install and check? Make sure you have water going to the washer. After learning that the lid switch was the likely culprit I discovered I could remove the lid switch from the cabinet without removing the conol or top of the washer. If I move the tub inside around gently, I can hear the water at the bottom not visible to the eye though. If not you could have a different failure. There is a very quiet humming sounds.

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kenmore washing machine wont drain

If you do not feel confident repairing this problem yourself, then you can have it repaired at your home by a Sears technician. You did not indicate if the washer will operate during the agitation cycles or not. The gear case may be damaged due to overloading. If you catch it right away you can lift the lid and close it pausing and restarting and the pump runs and water drains normally. How can I know if the motor is damage and is it worth fixing the motherboard if the problem still will exit, because of the motor might be damaged. I am connected to a cesspool, but nothing else in the house has difficulty draining.

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my Kenmore Elite HE3 washer won't drain and spin

kenmore washing machine wont drain

These tips should help you with this washer failure. The information on the error codes is shown in the image below. There is most likely a bad spot on your timer motor and that is causing your issues. If this belt is not tight enough or if it is broken it cannot move the appropriate parts to drain. Since I can drain all of the water out by way of the large discharge hose, I assume there is not a stoppage between the tub and the discharge hose. Buy a new timer motor assembly. The drain is at the correct level, and there are no blockages in any of the pipes or filters including the hard to reach ones.

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SOLVED: Why won't my washer spin or drain?

kenmore washing machine wont drain

A couple hours went by before I noticed the error. Use your Craftsman metric socket set and an extension to remove the four gear case to tub base screws. So It drained the water I then out it on spin cycle and it took out all the water in my clothes beautifully. It will fill with water and aggitate but sometimes will not drain or spin. I have this unit and it has been very reliable historically. I used a short piece of galvanized wire to wrap around the outside of the lid switch enclosure, reinstalled the switch in the cabinet, and everything is working fine. It leaves 2-3 inches of water in the bottom of the tub, which means clothes remain soaked.

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✨ Washing Machine Won’t Drain or Spin — SIMPLE

kenmore washing machine wont drain

Will not drain and go into the spin cycle. Made sure there were no blockages, clogs, or kinks in the hoses or filter. I can dial it manually to the rinse and spin cycles and nothing happens. This happens every time no matter how little I have in the machine. Both times this happened on the hand wash cycle.

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Whirlpool / Kenmore Washer Not Draining

kenmore washing machine wont drain

My washer has started to stop during the drain cycle. I'm just unsure how to go about it. If the washer works perfect in some cycles but not others, it is usually the timer is at fault. The lid switch is actuated by the left side lid hinge. They are usually held on by easy-to-remove clips and screws.

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Whirlpool / Kenmore Washer Not Draining

kenmore washing machine wont drain

See images below for testing the lid switch. The lid switch makes and breaks the neutral circuit to the motor. It looked fine to me then read error code 4e. Do not snug fasteners until each fastener is adequately started and each part is securely in place. It seems Motor does not get power. The motor works well because the agitator works really fast. Other than buying a new washer? I have to unplug and replug the electric cord.

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