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TROUBLESHOOTING
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Is the load balanced
and the washer
level? The
wash load
should be balanced
and not overloaded.
The washer must be
level. The front feet should be properly
installed and the nuts
tightened.
Reset the rear leveling legs (if needed). See the
Installation
Instructions.
Did you completely
remove the yellow shipping strap with
cotter
pins?
See the Installation
Instructions.
Are the gears
engaging
after the drain and before spin, or
is the upper
part of agitator
clicking during wash? These
are normal washer
noises.
Leaking
Check
the
following:
Are the fill hoses tight?
Are the fill hose washers
properly
seated?
Is the drain hose clamp properly
installed?
See the Installation
Instructions.
Is
the sink
or drain clogged?
Sink and standpipe
must be
able to handle 17 gal. (64 L) of water per minute.
Is water
deflecting
off the tub
ring or the load?
Center the
tub before starting the washer. The wash load should be
balanced
and not overloaded.
The fill or spray rinses can
deflect off the load. The washer
must be level. The front feet
should be properly
installed and the nuts tightened.
Reset the
rear leveling legs (if needed). See the Installation
Instructions.
Check
household
plumbing
for leaks.
Basket
crooked
Was the washer
basket pulled
forward
during loading?
Push the basket to the center before starting wash.
Is the load balanced
and the washer
level? The wash load
should
be balanced
and not overloaded.
The washer must be
level. The front feet should
be properly
installed and the nuts
tightened.
Reset the rear leveling legs (if needed). See the
Installation
Instructions.
The
washer
basket moves while washing.
This is normal.
Agitator
operation
The top
of the agitator
is loose,
or moves
in only one
direction.
This is normal.
Dispensers
clogged
or bleach
leaking
Did you
follow
the manufacturer's
directions
when adding
detergent
and
fabric
softener to the dispensers
(on some
models)?
Measure detergent
and fabric softener.
Slowly pour
into the dispensers.
Wipe up all spills. Dilute fabric softener
in
the fabric softener
dispenser.
Did you put powdered
or color-safe
bleach
into the liquid
chlorine
bleach
dispenser
(on some
models)?
Add
powdered
or liquid color-safe
bleach directly to the basket.
Do
not use the chlorine
bleach dispenser
for color-safe
bleach.
Washer
won't
run, fill, rinse or agitate;
washer
stops
Electrical
Shock
Hazard
Plug into
a
grounded
3
prong outlet.
Do
not remove
ground
prong.
Do
not use an
adapter.
Do not use an
extension
cord.
Failure
to follow
these
instructions
can result
in
death,
fire, or electrical
shock.
Is the power cord plugged into a grounded
3 prong outlet?
Plug power cord into a grounded
3 prong outlet.
Are you using
an extension
cord?
Do not use an extension
cord.
Is the indicator on the Timer knob properly lined up with a
cycle?
Turn the Timer knob to the right slightly and pull to
start.
Are
the
water
inlet valve screens clogged?
Turn off the
water and remove inlet hoses from the washer.
Remove any
accumulated
film or particles.
Reinstall hoses, turn on water
and check
for leaks.
Are both the hot and cold water
faucets
turned
on? Turn
on the water.
Is the water
inlet
hose kinked?
Straighten
the hoses.
Does the water
level seem too
low, or does the washer
appear
to not fill completely?
The top of the agitator is much
higher than the highest water level. This is normal and
necessary for clothes to move freely.
Has a household fuse blown, or has a circuit breaker
tripped?
Replace the fuse or reset the circuit
breaker. If the
problem
continues,
call an electrician.
Is the washer
in a normal
pause
in the cycle?
The washer
pauses for about
2 minutes
during certain cycles. Allow the
cycle to continue.
Some cycles feature periods of agitation
and soak.
Is the washer
overloaded?
Wash smaller loads.
Is
the lid open?
The lid must be closed
during operation.
Washer will not agitate or spin with the lid open.
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