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11010502990 Kenmore Washer - Instructions

All installation instructions for 11010502990 parts

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Washer would not drain - cause:failed lid switch

  • Customer: Frederic from Kilmarnock VA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed the excellent instructions and video.to replace the lid switch. As noted in some of the comments, a few people experienced difficulty in reinstalling the main enclosure so it would lock in place. I did too. Instructions to reverse the dis-assembly are precisely correct, ..key is to center then slide the front of the enclosure into place while enclosure is slightly tipped toward the front, then let the enclosure rotate back in place. Finally figuring out to follow the directions exactly was the most time consuming aspect of the job. BTW, found did not need to remove the hoses since could do the whole job essentially in place. Great diagnostic, great installation instructions. Still can''t figure out why switch needed to be shipped in such a big box.

the pump would not start after wash cycle. timer would not advance

  • Customer: Gary from Cranberry Twp PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
followed the video on the web site

The machine won't drain, won't continue the cicle.

  • Customer: Ada from Bourbonnais IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
We just followed the video, it was very helpful. We are very pleased with the results. Ordering, receiving the part and fixing the problem was a learning experience. This is a realiable site. Thank you so much.

water would not spin out

  • Customer: Ryland from Maryville TN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I did the job all by myself. Even though I paid with my husbands card and you think he did the repair, I did it! I watched the video and it could not have been easier. I surprised my husband and he was very proud. He would have bought a new washer but there was nothing wrong with this one. Two screws and two nuts. unplug the old one and plug in the new one. The clips were my hardest part but not overwhelming. Thanks so much.

lid switch broke

  • Customer: Roger from Van Dyne WI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched video, did the repair when part arrived, took less then 30 mins, I removed the broken switch before the part got here, then I installed new switch when it arrived and it works great, second time I order from parts select and saved hundreds of dollars buy doing the repair myself.

Washer not draining

  • Customer: JOHN from HILLSBOROUGH NJ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watch the video.

The washing machine stop in spin.

  • Customer: Gloria from Orlando FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Easy go to youtube. It will show you.

Old trusty washing machine suddenly wouldn't drain...

  • Customer: Carrie from Afton WY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Used partselect.com once before to purchase washer/dryer parts. I 100% believe in their "how-to" videos...they give you all the confidence you need to do these intimidating repairs. My husband hates projects like this, and I have found it pretty satisfying to not only fix, but diagnose problems using this website. Not that I wish for more repairs with my appliances, but it is only a matter of time before something breaks down again...and I assure you I will be back!

switch failed

  • Customer: JAMES from NEW VIENNA OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced switch by taking 4 screws and 2 clips out. Very easy

lid switch replacment

  • Customer: paul from North Tonawanda NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
everything went just like the video showed. Just be careful with the cable clips. Ours were rusty and we needed to squeeze the end to make it stay on the edge of the lip.

Lid switch was burned out, machine would not cycle.

  • Customer: Cristina from San Antonio TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
We watched the repair video on the site twice and then were easily able to change out the lid switch assembly using a screwdriver and socket wrench. Prior to finding your site, we were searching new washers at a minimum of $700, so this saved us A LOT and was not time-consuming at all.

washer would stop running

  • Customer: Richard from Sinking Spring PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched the video and followed the directions

lid switch broken

  • Customer: David from Southampton NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
It took me longer to clean up the machine than it did to perform the repair.The repair video was helpful.Thanks for your website and your video.

washer would not start due to the failure of the switch

  • Customer: PAUL from FORT LAUDERDALE FL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Had to remove the control panel and the back of the machine to get to the leads for the switch. Then installed the switch, but had to move the ground wite to the back of the machine because I could not get to the ground screw in the top of the machine. I just added it to an existing ground wire screwed to the back. Everything worked fine.

Washer would not empty

  • Customer: Joseph from Wake Forest NC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the videos on the PartSelect website:- extremely helpful! My machine configuration was a little different from that in the video but this was not a problem. Both parts were very simple to remove and install. The only problem was refitting the unit consisting of the washer front, two sides and top. The video warns of the need to ensure that the two sides properly engage in the lugs on the base. Once I realized that I could look through the top (hold the lid open) to help with the repositioning, the task was simple. If I had noticed this earlier, the repairs would have taken less than 30 minutes.
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