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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.

Kenmore 3.8 cu.... | Answered 12 hours ago

No there is not one. If it had one it will on the motor and easily visible

Kenmore Washing... | Answered 2 days ago

If the washer agitates, but does not spin and empty, it is most likely the switch that is activated by closing the lid. Those Kenmores from that time had a problem with the bracket cracking on that switch and then it would come loose and could not be activated. If it will not agitate, spin or empty, it is most likely the clutch, which kind of looks like a hockey puck with six holes in it. If you’re handy at all it is about a $20 part, and about 1/2 hour of work.

Kenmore Washing... | Answered on Apr 18, 2019

it is the control board for your oven. pricey too i see. i cant say for sure if it will solve your problem either. if it works great if not maybe you have an element burnt out. maybe have the elements resistance tested before taking the plunge on that board

Kenmore Kitchen... | Answered on Apr 18, 2019

This could be the evaporator/condenser fan blades striking the housing or it could be the compressor.

Turn the unit to "fan only" and see if it makes the sound you describe. If so, there is an issue with the fan. You may need to remove the outer cover and see why the fan is making noise. Look for debris, or insect nests that may have taken up residence. If no obstructions, look for bent, cracked or broken blades and possibly loose blades. Make sure the A/C unit is unplugged before working on it.

If no noise in the fan mode, turn the selector switch to cool, being sure that the thermostat is set low enough for the unit to try and cool. If the sound is emanating from the compressor, there isn't much that can be done in terms of repair and it may be time to replace the A/C unit. Compressors aren't usually worth the cost of repairs.

Kenmore 76100... | Answered on Apr 17, 2019

I know that this is an old answer, but if you're stuck with the device and still need the user manual, you can find it here:

Kenmore Washing... | Answered on Apr 16, 2019

unbolt the agitator filters should be underneath let me know how you went

Kenmore 24902... | Answered on Apr 16, 2019

There are a lot of different Kenmore models. See link to the 385.

If not close enough comment with model number and someone here will likely locate.

Kenmore Sewing... | Answered on Apr 16, 2019

If you follow the water line then it should've been installed somewhere either under your sink or behind fridge cavity. If you can't find it maybe it wasn't installed. I tend to buy some off eBay in 5 packs. They tend to have the right specs for sale. Usually give them 6 months life each then they split. Its a cheap way to get good quality water. Good luck

Kenmore... | Answered on Apr 15, 2019

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