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Author Topic: Kenmore 300 fills on cycle start spins and drains but no rinse or short cycles  (Read 6928 times)

Offline kenmore300

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I ahve a Kenmore 300 series washing machine. It fills with water fine on a full cycle. If I try a short cycle or go to rinse or when it goes to rinse it humms but no water comes out. It drains and spins fine. I replaced the timer and got the same behavior. Does anyone know what could be the issue? Thanks

Model 110.27322600

Offline TJW

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Will it fill on cold water only setting?

Offline kenmore300

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I will have to check if it doesn't then it is the solenoid?

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Could be trash or sand in the sump. Pressure works ok on full but maybe so much sand the pressure don't work on a low water load. Try blowing out the small rubber tube on the water level switch.
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Offline TJW

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Bad valve or just a plugged screen. Some only rinse with cold water.

Offline kenmore300

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where is the water level switch tube? Thanks

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You flip up the console and expose the controls. On the back wall of the unit is a rubber tube running up to the water level switch from the tub down below.
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« Last Edit: September 28, 2009, 10:53:37 PM by JWWebster »
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Offline kenmore300

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The cold wash doesn't work it humms just like the rinse cycle.

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Replace that water valve if you have checked both ends of the hose for debris.
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