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OCCURRENCE
POSSIBLE
CAUSE
SOLUTION
WATER
Wash load too wet after
Washer is overloaded.
Donotoverioadwasher.See Washing Procedures.
spin.
Load is out of balance.
Rearrange load to allow proper spinning.
Drain hose is kinked.
Straighten drain hose.
Water
does
not
enter
Water supply is not adequate in area.
Checkanotherfaucetinthehouse.
Waituntiiwater
washer or it enters slowly,
supply and pressure increase.
Water supply faucets are not completely open.
Fully open hot and cold faucets.
Water is being used elsewhere in the house.
Water pressure must be at least 30 psi (260 kPa).
Avoid running water elsewhere while washer is
filling.
Water inlet hoses are kinked.
Straighten hoses.
Water level does not cover
Improper water levelselection (for models with
Select higher water level/load size.
load.
water level/load size control).
Washer is overloaded.
Do not overload washer. When control is set at
highest fill level, dry load level should not be higher
than top row of circular holes in wash tub.
Warm or hot water is not
Hot water heater is set too low or is a distance
Measure hot water temperature at nearby faucet
hot enough,
from washer,
with
candy or meat thermometer.
Water
temperature should be at least 130°F(70°C). Adjust
water heater as necessary.
Hotwaterisbeing usedelsewhereinthehouse.
Avoid using hot water elsewhere before or during
washer use. There may not be enough hot water
available for proper cleaning. If problem persists,
your hot water system may be unable to support
more than 1 use at a time.
Water in washer does not
Drain hose is kinked or clogged.
Clean and straighten the drain hose.
drain or drains slowly.
Water leaks.
Fill hose connection at faucet or washer.
Check and tighten hose connections. Install rubber
sealing washers provided.
House drain pipes are clogged.
Unclog drain pipes. Contact plumber if necessary.
Oversudsing.
Use less detergent.
Incorrect wash and rinse
Hot and cold water hoses are connected to
Connect hot water hose to hot water faucet and
temperatures,
wrong supply faucets,
cold water hose to cold water faucet.
Water is entering washer
Drain hose standpipe is incorrect height.
but tub does not fill.
Standpipe must be a minimum
of 33" (83.82 cm)
high to prevent
siphoning.
See INSTALLATION
INSTRUCTIONS.
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