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Kenmore 4900 series Owner's Manual And Installation Instructions page 26

Front-loading automatic washer
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The plywood
may extend underneath
both washer and dryer
to keep them at equal heights.
is the washer gurgling or humming?
As water is drained from the washer, you may hear air being
pulled through the pump. This happens during the end of
draining. It is normal.,,
Are you washing items with metal snaps, buckles
or
zippers?
You may hear metal items touching
the washer drum. This is
normal.
Were the 4 shipping bolts in the back of the machine
removed?
See "Remove Transport System."
Leaking
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Was the door opened during
"Add a garment"?
Water can drip off the inside of the door when opened after
the start of a cycle.
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is HE detergent
being used?
The non-High
Efficiency detergents
can cause over sudsing
which can leak from the rear of the washer.
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Are the fir hoses tight?
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Are the fir hose gaskets
properly seated?
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Check both ends of each hose. See "Connect
the Inlet
Hoses" in the installation instructions.
is the drain hose properly installed?
The drain hose should be secured to the drainpipe
or laundry
tub. See "Secure Drain Hose" in the installation instructions.
is the sink or drain clogged?
Sink and drainpipe
must be able to carry away 17 gal. (64 L)
of water per minute. If clogged
or slow, water can back up
out of drainpipe
or sink. Check household
plumbing
(laundry
tubs, faucets,
drainpipe,
water pipes) for leaks.
Dispenser
operation
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Did you follow the manufacturer's
directions
when adding
detergent
and fabric
softener to the dispensers?
Measure detergent
and fabric softener. Slowly pour into the
dispensers.
Wipe up all spills. Dilute fabric softener in the
fabric softener dispenser.
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Did you put powdered
or liquid color-safe
bleach into the
liquid chlorine
bleach
dispenser
{on some models)?
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Add powdered
or liquid color-safe
bleach to the Main Wash
compartment.
Do not use the chlorine bleach dispenser
for
color-safe
bleach.
Is the fabric
softener
dispenser
clogged?
Clean the fabric softener dispenser.
See "Washer Care" for
details.
Are the laundry products in the correct
dispenser
compartment?
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Add the correct amounts of detergent,
fabric softener
or
liquid chlorine bleach to the correct
compartments.
Add
powdered
or liquid color-safe
bleach to the Main Wash
compartment.
Be sure to match powdered
color-safe
bleach
with powdered
detergent
or match liquid color-safe
bleach
with liquid detergent.
is there water in the dispenser
at the end of the cycle?
A small amount of water will remain in the dispenser
compartment.
This is normal.
Washer odor
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See "Cleaning
Your Washer"
in "Washer
Care."
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Are you using HE detergent?
Use of non-HE detergent
can cause a film residue which can
result in odor.
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Did you leave the door open after use?
This washer has a tight seal to avoid water leaks. To avoid
odors leave the door open to allow the washer to dry
between
uses.
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Door won't unlock
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Did all of the water drain out of the washer during
the
spin?
Select DRAIN & SPIN to remove any water remaining in the
washer. The washer door will unlock at the end of the drain.
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is the door locked and is the "Add a garment"
light on?
Press the Start/Pause
button. The door will unlock.
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Wiiinot start..
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Make sure the door is firmly closed.
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Make sure your Washer is plugged in.
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Make sure the water source faucets are open.
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Make sure to press the Start/Pause
Button to start your
Washer.
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Make sure the Child Lock is not activated;
see page 14.
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Before your Washer starts to fill, it will make a series of
clicking
noises to check the door lock and do a quick drain.
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Check the fuse or reset the circuit breaker
Has no water or not enough
water..
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Turn both faucets
on fully.
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Make sure the door is tightly closed.
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Straighten
the water inlet hoses.
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Disconnect
hoses and clean screens.
Hose filter screens may
be clogged.
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Open and close the door, then press the Start/Pause
Button.
Has detergent
remains
in the automatic
dispenser
after
the wash
cycle is complete.
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Make sure your Washer is running with sufficient
water
pressure.
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Make sure the Detergent Selector dial is in the upper position
when using granular detergent.
Vibrates or is too noisy.
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Make sure your Washer is set on a level surface.
If the
surface is not level, adjust your Washer feet to level the
appliance.
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