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viking282

05:17AM | 05/13/09
Member Since: 05/12/09
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The machine will wash and rinse but it seems that the timer stops when it should drain and spin.

I have blown back through the drain with my mouth and can hear bubbles in the tub of water so I assume the drain is not clogged.

Could it be the lid switch? If so, is there a way to access the lid switch with a tub full of water? I guess I could try to "jumper" the switch to verify it is the culpret.

But, how does the tub drain? I could not tell by looking at the schematic. Is it by pump or valve? Could'nt find either on the schematic.

Please help!

DanO

12:46PM | 05/13/09
Member Since: 11/11/02
2271 lifetime posts
** The machine will wash and rinse but it seems that the timer stops when it should drain and spin. Could it be the lid switch? **

That should be the only thing that could affect operation of the timer at that specific point in the cycle. It is a safety device so the machine doesn't spin while the lid is open.

** is there a way to access the lid switch with a tub full of water? **

It might be possible. You can see the lid switch for your model and read about servicing it at the following links:

- Kenmore 110.92478100 Washer Lid Switch

LINK > www.appliance411.com/data.php?ap=AP3094500

- Direct Drive Washer Lid Switch Replacement

LINK > www.the-appliance-clinic.com/ddlidsw.html

** how does the tub drain? **

Via a pump mounted on the motor.

JFYI

Dan O.

www.Appliance411.com/parts/?ref411=Kenmore+Washer

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