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TROUBLESHOOTING
First try the solutions suggested here and possibly avoid
the cost of a service call...
Washer
won_
fill, rinse or agitate
Checkthe
following:
Is the power
cord plugged
into a grounded
3 prong out_et?
Is
the
indicator
on
the
Cycle Control
knob
properly
lined
up
with
a cycle? Turn the Cycle Control
knob to the right slightly
and pull to
start.
Are the water inlet valve screens
clogged?
Are both the hot and cold water faucets
turned
on?
Is the water
inlet hose kinked?
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 creates a perception
that the washer
is not filling
completely.
This
is normal.
Washer
stops
Check
the
following:
Is
the power
cord plugged
into a grounded
3 prong outlet?
Is the
indicator
on the Cycle Control
knob properly
lined up
with
a cycle? Turn the Cycle Control
knob to the right slightly
and
pull
to
start.
Are the water inlet valve screens
clogged?
Are both the hot and cold water faucets
turned
on?
Is the water inlet hose kinked?
Is there power at
the
plug?
Check
your electrical
source
or
call an electrician.
=
Has a fuse blown
or is the circuit breaker
open?
If
problem
continues,
call
an electrician.
Are you using an extension
cord?
Do not
use an
extension
cord.
Is the washer
in a normal
pause
in the Permanent
Press
(or Hand Washables)
cycle?
The washer
pauses for about
2 minutes
in the
Permanent
Press cycle. Allow
the cycle
to continue.
The
Hand Washabtes
cycle (on some models)
features
periods
of agitation
and soak.
Is thewasher
overloaded?
Wash smaller loads.
Washer
won't
drain or spin
Is the drain hose clogged,
or the end of the drain hose
more than 72 inches (183 cm) above
the floor?.
See
the Installation
Instructions
for
proper
installation of
drain
hose.
Is the
lid
open?
The
lid
must be closed
during
operation.
Is
there excessive
sudsing?
Always
measure
detergent.
Follow
manufacturer's
directions,
If
you
have
very soft
water,
you might
need to use less
detergent.
Is your voltage
low?
Check
your electrical
source or call an electrician.
Do not use
an extension
cord.
Washer
continues
to fill or drain,
or the
cycle
seems
stuck
Is the top of drain hose lower than the water
level in
washer?
The top of the hose must
be
higher than the water level
in
the
washer for
proper
operation.
See
the Installation Instructions.
Does the drain hose fit too tightly
in the standpipe,
or is
it
taped to the standpipe?
The
drain
hose should be loose yet
fit securely. Do not
seal
the drain hose with tape. The hose needs an air
gap, See
the
Installation
Instructions.
Washer
makes
noise
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
instalFed 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.
Washer
leaks
Checkthe
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 gallons (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.
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