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Update: it's getting stuck and won't advance the...

Update: it's getting stuck and won't advance the cycle in other places now but most often just after wash or just after rinse and before it is to drain. I did have it get stuck once just after the...
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Whirlpool Washer LSC8244BQ1 stuck after wash cycle

I've got an old Whirlpool washer, LSC8244BQ1, that gets stuck after the wash cycle. It finishes the cycle but then doesn't drain and advance to rinse. It doesn't happen every time (although most...
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Posted By Sue B.

The arm is moving and I see a little water coming...

The arm is moving and I see a little water coming out of the holes. So, water is getting up there...apparently just not enough (since the dishes get clean below but not above). I still need to do the...
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Posted By Sue B.

Thanks again. You're right about the latch. I...

Thanks again. You're right about the latch. I tried just moving it up and nothing happened. I'll take a look in there. I think I can figure that out. Good suggestion about the breaker box - just in...
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Posted By Sue B.

Thanks much for your thoughtful reply. I will...

Thanks much for your thoughtful reply. I will give the plexiglass a try. I'm comfortable taking the other things apart and looking for any blockages.

How do I activate the door switch? I saw the...
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Posted By Sue B.

Thanks for your reply! Unfortunately, it has...

Thanks for your reply!

Unfortunately, it has already been cleaned out really well - multiple times. We've sponged out the areas you mention, done Dishwasher magic and then also vinegar. We see the...
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Posted By Sue B.

Kenmore Elite leaving food debris on dishes

I have a 5 year old Kenmore Elite dishwasher that is leaving food debris on dishes - especially the top rack cups, but not so much the bowls. A repair person has been out 3 times now. We've had the...
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Posted By Sue B.

Thank you SO much for the detailed description. I...

Thank you SO much for the detailed description. I will work my way through that. I wouldn't be surprised if we have a plumbing issue. The guy who plumbed our house did a number of suspect things -...
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Posted By Sue B.

Thanks for your message. Could you please...

Thanks for your message. Could you please clarify:

"rust scale" Do you mean in the copper tubing leading to the dishwasher?

"or a pile of deteriorated hot water tank dip tube plastic" I'm not...
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Posted By Sue B.

Question Kenmore Dishwasher Fill Valve Assembly?

My Kenmore 665.15934 is not bringing in enough water. It brings enough to throw some water around, but it makes a slow straining sound when it does. If I add another 2-4 cups of water, it sounds...
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Posted By Sue B.

I appreciate the tip, but we've tried that, too.

I appreciate the tip, but we've tried that, too.
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Posted By Sue B.

Thanks for the suggestion, but I forgot to...

Thanks for the suggestion, but I forgot to mention that we tried that, too. We didn't notice any trouble with the detergent dissolving, but just to be sure, we tried a liquid detergent for a while.
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Posted By Sue B.

Unhappy Kenmore Dishwasher 665 leaving residue and odor

We have a Kenmore 665-15934 that is about 4 years old. It is leaving sandy-looking residue in the cups on the top shelf. There is also sometimes a bad odor.

Some time ago, we took the racks out...
07-02-06, 07:19 AM
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Posted By Sue B.

Thanks! We will check that today. Sue

Thanks! We will check that today.

Sue
07-02-06, 05:54 AM
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Posted By Sue B.

Question Sewer Gas Smell

We have a mysterious plumbing problem. Well, it's mysterious to us, but I hope it's obvious to one of you!

For the last week, we have noticed a sewer gas smell in our master bath - just in the...
04-05-05, 11:49 AM
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Posted By Sue B.

That's a good idea! Thanks for the idea. I will...

That's a good idea! Thanks for the idea. I will take a trip to the home center and see what I can find that will work with that idea.
04-03-05, 05:52 AM
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Posted By Sue B.

How to create drain access through subfloor?

My husband and I are finishing a section of our basement. The drain cleanout is in a corner of this area. I know that we need to create an opening in the subfloor to allow access to this drain, but I...
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Posted By Sue B.

Talking I decided to dive in and give the repair a try. ...

I decided to dive in and give the repair a try. I replaced the coupling, and it seems to be working fine now. Not too bad, since the part was only $12. Hopefully I can get a few more years out of...
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Posted By Sue B.

Question Worth it to repair nearly 10-yr. old washer?

I have a Whirlpool LSC8244BQ1 washer that is nearly 10 years old. It will not agitate nor spin, but the motor runs. Our do-it-yourself repair manual says that this is a sign that the transmission...
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Posted By Sue B.

Thanks for your message! These smoke alarms ARE...

Thanks for your message! These smoke alarms ARE interconnected (when one goes off, they all do), but they are not connected to a security system. I did some checking on the FIREX web site, and I...
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Posted By Sue B.

Question Installing Hard-Wire CO Detector

My house is two years old and has hard-wired interconnected smoke detectors (Firex FADC #5000). I want to add a CO detector in the hallway outside the bedrooms. I read that CO detectors should be...
11-23-03, 06:05 AM
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Posted By Sue B.

Thank you. Hopefully it won't be a struggle to...

Thank you. Hopefully it won't be a struggle to get the builder to take care of this. I'm assuming they paid the insulation folks for R-48, so the builder should be interested in knowing that they...
11-22-03, 02:01 PM
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Posted By Sue B.

Question Should blown fiberglass have settled?

We have a new house that is just under 2 years old. Our contract called for R-48 in the attic, and blown fiberglass was used. I read that this should be about 20-21 inches. We recently had some...
08-25-03, 07:55 PM
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Posted By Sue B.

Hi Ed, Sorry for the long delay in my...

Hi Ed,

Sorry for the long delay in my response. I had to wait and get some help to climb up into the attic.

We don't have any of the construction issues you mentioned, however, I was dismayed...
08-20-03, 10:56 AM
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Posted By Sue B.

Hi Ed, Thanks for your reply! I'm glad...

Hi Ed,

Thanks for your reply!

I'm glad that the set-up sounds appropriate for our situation.

Okay...I understand about the hot air rising. It seems then, that in the winter, it should also...
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