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Author Topic: Kenmore washer stopped mid cycle  (Read 1077 times)

Offline kekennedy92

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Kenmore washer stopped mid cycle
« on: September 21, 2016, 04:00:12 PM »

Older Kenmore washer stopped mid cycle. Probably 20 years old. Has an agitator. Realize it's old and could be dead but hoping it's something that can be a simple fix until I can get a new one.

Offline schleven

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Re: Kenmore washer stopped mid cycle
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2016, 04:33:31 PM »
could be as simple as a lid switch not working properly.
posting a model number will help us to help you.

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Offline romanowski72

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Re: Kenmore washer stopped mid cycle
« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2016, 09:12:43 AM »
Schleven called it, more than likely you have a bad lid switch.  You can start and new cycle, most washers will fill and some will start agitating but will stop when it gets to the first drain or spin cycle, note some washers will stop as soon as it filled.  you can put a jumper wire on the lid switch usually it will be a white and gray and green wire going through cabinet under control panel usually on the right side.  If you have a ohm meter you can test it like that, test between the white and gray wires.  UNPLUG MACHINE FIRST!!!
model number would help though