Download Print this page

Kenmore Elite 796.3142 Use & Care Manual page 28

Top-loading automatic washer
Hide thumbs

Advertisement

TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE
BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE (continued)
Problem
Excessive sudsing
Staining
Washer will not turn ON
Wash cycle time is longer than usual
Musty or mildewy odor in washer
Water leaks
Possible Cause
Too much detergent or incorrect
detergent.
directly to the wash load in the tub.
Washer was not unloaded promptly.
Clothes were not properly sorted.
Power cord is not properly plugged in.
House fuse is blown, circuit breaker has
tripped, or power outage has occurred.
House fuse is blown, circuit breaker has
tripped, due to multiple
appliances on one outlet.
The washer automatically adjusts the
wash time for the amount of laundry,
water pressure and other operating
conditions.
Incorrect or too much detergent has
been used.
Inside of tub was not cleaned properly.
Oversudsing of detergent.
28
Solutions
ciency (HE) logo. For detergent quantities refer
to the How to Use section.
Always use the dispensers to ensure that laundry
products are properly dispensed at the right
time in the cycle.
Always remove items from the washer as soon as
possible after the cycle is complete.
Always wash dark colors separately from light
colors and whites to prevent discoloration.
Never wash heavily soiled items washed with
lightly soiled items.
Make sure that the plug is plugged securely into
a grounded, 3-prong, 120-VAC, 60-Hz outlet.
Reset circuit breaker or replace fuse. Do not
increase fuse capacity. If the problem is a circuit
electrician.
This is normal. The washer adjusts cycle time auto-
matically to provide optimal results for the selected
cycle. The time remaining shown in the display is only
an estimate. Actual time may vary.
dance with the manufacturer's instructions.
Run the CLEAN WASHER cycle regularly.
-
-

Hide quick links:

Advertisement

loading

  Related Manuals for Kenmore Elite 796.3142

This manual is also suitable for:

796.3155 series