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OCCURRENCE
OCCURRENCE
OCCURRENCE
OCCURRENCE
OCCURRENCE
WASHER - OPERATING
WASHER - OPERATING
WASHER - OPERATING
WASHER - OPERATING
WASHER - OPERATING
(continued)
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(continued)
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Washer does not start
(continued).
Washer won't spin.
Residue left in tub.
WASHER - WATER
WASHER - WATER
WASHER - WATER
WASHER - WATER
WASHER - WATER
Wash load too wet after
spin.
Water does not enter
washer or it enters slowly.
Water level does not cover
load.
Warm or hot water is not
hot enough.
Water in washer does not
drain or drains slowly.
Water leaks.
Incorrect wash and rinse
temperatures.
Water is entering washer
but tub does not fill.
POSSIBLE CAUSE
POSSIBLE CAUSE
POSSIBLE CAUSE
POSSIBLE CAUSE
POSSIBLE CAUSE
Cycle selector is not in correct position.
Motor is overheated.
Lid is not completely closed.
Heavily soiled items.
Washer is overloaded.
Load is out of balance.
Drain hose is kinked.
Water supply is not adequate in area.
Water supply faucets are not completely open.
Water is being used elsewhere in the house.
Water inlet hoses are kinked.
Improper water level selection (for
models with water level/load size control).
Washer is overloaded.
Hot water heater is set too low or is a
distance from laundry center.
Hot water is being used elsewhere in
the house.
Drain hose is kinked or clogged.
Fill hose connection at faucet or washer.
House drain pipes are clogged.
Oversudsing.
Hot and cold water hoses are connected
to wrong supply faucets.
Drain hose standpipe is incorrect height.
SOLUTION
SOLUTION
SOLUTION
SOLUTION
SOLUTION
Move indicator clockwise slightly. Pull out knob.
Washer motor will stop if it becomes overheated. It will
automatically restart after a cool down period of up to
30 minutes (if washer has not been manually turned
off).
Close lid completely. Safety lid lock must not be broken.
Wipe tub with a nonabrasive household cleanser, then
rinse. Shake or brush excess dirt and sand from items
before washing.
Do not overload washer. See Washing Procedures.
Rearrange load to allow proper spinning.
Straighten drain hose.
Check another faucet in the house. Wait until water
supply and pressure increase.
Fully open hot and cold faucets.
Water pressure must be at least 30 psi (260 kPa). Avoid
running water elsewhere while washer is filling.
Straighten hoses.
Select higher water level/load size.
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.
Measure hot water temperature at nearby faucet with
candy or meat thermometer. Water temperature should
be at least 130°F (70°C). Adjust water heater as
necessary.
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.
Clean and straighten the drain hose.
Check and tighten hose connections. Install rubber
sealing washers provided.
Unclog drain pipes. Contact plumber if necessary.
Use less detergent.
Connect hot water hose to hot water faucet and cold
water hose to cold water faucet.
Standpipe must be a minimum of 33" (83.82 cm) high
to
prevent
INSTRUCTIONS.
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siphoning.
See
INSTALLATION

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