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Troubleshooting - Kenmore HE4t 110.4508 Owner's Manual And Installation Instructions

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TROUBLESHOOTING
First try the solutions suggested
here to possibly avoid the cost of a service call...
Washer displaying
code message
and tone sounds
Washer won't start
"FH" (Water Inlet Problem--no
water or insufficient water
supply)
Select PAUSE/CANCEL twice to cancel the cycle. Unplug
washer or disconnect
power.
Check the following:
Are water faucets completely turned on?
Are screens at inlet hose connection to washer clogged?
Are water inlet hoses kinked?
Are water inlet hoses frozen?
Plug in washer or reconnect power. Re-select cycle and press
START. If the problem remains, call for service.
"FO2" (Drain Problem)
Select PAUSE/CANCEL twice to cancel the cycle. Unplug
washer or disconnect
power.
Check the following:
Is the power cord plugged into a grounded 3 prong outlet?
Is the washer door firmly shut?
Has a cycle been selected, but START has not been selected
and held for 1 second?
Was the door open after completion of last cycle?
Washer won't fill, wash or rinse
Check the following:
Is the power cord plugged into a grounded 3 prong outlet?
Is there power at the plug?
Check electrical source or call electrician.
Are the hot and cold water faucets turned on?
Check the following:
Is the drain hose kinked?
Is the drain hose frozen?
Is the drain hose clogged?
Is the drain hose more than 96" (2.4 m) above the floor?
"SUD" (Suds Routine)
When excessive suds are detected, a suds routine
automatically
starts. This routine removes extra suds and
assures proper rinsing of your garments. "SUD" is displayed
during rinsing and at the end of the cycle to inform you that
Suds Routine was activated. To avoid excessive sudsing, use
only HE detergents.
"F" Variables [F4 to F16] (Electrical Problem)
Select PAUSE/CANCEL twice to cancel the cycle. Select
DRAIN & SPIN if there is excessive water in the washer.
Re-select cycle and press START. If the problem remains, call
for service.
Is the water inlet hose kinked?
WasherAre
the stopsWater
inlet valve screens clogged?
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Check the following:
Is the power cord plugged into a grounded 3 prong outlet?
Is there power at the plug?
Check electrical source or call electrician.
Has a fuse blown, or has a circuit breaker tripped?
If problem continues, call electrician.
Are you using an extension cord?
Do not use an extension cord.
Washer won't drain or spin
Is the drain hose clogged, or the end of the drain hose
more than 96" (2.4 m) above the floor?
Is your voltage low?
Check electrical source or call electrician. Do not use an
extension cord.
Is the "SUD" routine active?
Cycle will complete once extra suds are removed.
Isthe load balanced?
A single or bulky item may cause imbalance. Add more items
or redistribute the load.
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