Models > 11010852991 > Instructions

11010852991 Kenmore Washer - Instructions

All installation instructions for 11010852991 parts

These instructions have been submitted by other PartSelect customers and can help guide you through the washer repair with useful information like difficulty of repair, length of repair, tools needed, and more.

All Instructions for the 11010852991
1,396-1,410 of 1,475
Search Instructions
Keep searches simple, eg. "belt" or "pump". Need help?

Wouldn't drain

  • Customer: Moncie from Paulding OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the video and I knew I could do it.It was so simple I couldn't believe it.I'm a 72 year old grandmother and on a very limited budget so i'm used to doing things myself.Thank you Whirlpool!!!!

Installation of Switch assembly

  • Customer: Bob from Greenville IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the video. No problems after that!

Washer would sometimes stop before spin cycle

  • Customer: Brian from Black River Falls WI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
With the instructional video they provided it's amazing how simple this repair was. Two screwdrivers, phillips and flat head, 5/16 nut driver and in about 20 min.I had the part replaced and the washer back together.

my lid switch has been broken for years, I had a clamp on it and it would spin even with the lid open. no problem really, in fact now I forget to close the lid and - duhhhh-- it dosen't spin.

  • Customer: isabel from clarkston MI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched a repair video, and did as told, except we put it back together wrong the first time and couldn't level it. the front of the cabinet wasn't "hooked " on the base on one side. Back-tracked and all went well the next time. Better than paying a repair bill.

The washer would not spin or drain

  • Customer: Lyn from McKinney TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I must say I thought I was about to tackle something way over my ability. I went on your website and saw someone else's comments and instructions. WOW after that it was mush easier :) I knew as a female this could not be hard to do, so I went for it! I was able to complete the job in 2 hours (had a little trouble getting to the washer to work on it) I am now doing my wash YAHOO! Thank you so much for posting others experiences and instructions because it helped me to get the job done on my own.

Every time my wash got to the rinse or spin cycle it would stop running. I had to manually push the lid switch down and hold it in place to finish the load.

  • Customer: Donna from St. Peters MO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I followed the repair video to the tee! I took my tablet and placed it next to the washer and paused it in between steps long enough for me to do each step then started it again. Worked like a charm. I am 63 and did it all by myself with the help of your video. Had it done in under 30 minutes.

Washer would not spin out

  • Customer: Brenda from Spanish Fork UT
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed the video provided from the website. It was pretty easy to understand. First removed two screws that hold the control knobs, flipped that back, removed the retaining clips that hold the top and back to the machine base. Disconnected the old lid switch, move the casing out, remove the two screws that hold the switch up, disconnect the ground wire. then basically in reverse to put it back together. The video provided was very helpful and the repair went quickly! hope to get another 10 years out of this machine.

The agitator had stopped working

  • Customer: Jack from Matthews NC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
We got the parts, watched your video a couple of times and then began the repair. It went well with one exception. None of my socket extensions were long enough to work well. The required length might be added to the video and the printed installation instructions. Also it would have nice to have been able to order a small tube of the recommended lubricant. Overall I was very pleased. Jack

Had issues with removing the inner tub

  • Customer: Bruce from Yankton SD
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Had a lot of corrosion on the shaft area and had a hard time removing the inner tub but after some WD-40 and unprintable words and labor it popped off. Cleaned everything up, shaft, inner drum and outer drum. After that everything was a piece of cake. Thanks for the help!

Washer leaking

  • Customer: Forrest from Oxford AL
  • Difficulty: Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
After watching some on-line vids, I determined it was the center post, or tub, gasket at the bottom. A cheap part, and easy to snap-out the old and snap-in the new - But - I had to dissassemble the washer into individual washer component molecules. Luckily, I'd done this recently to replace the clutch drive, then the motor, then this. Not too bad, really. Washer body off (2 screws and two snap-links); agitator out (7/16" socket on extension); bang off tub nut (heavy hammer and punch); bang off drive block (hammer again); and pull tub up an out. Tub drain disconnected (pliers); pull off level sensing tube; three spring mounts (nutdriver); then just yank tub up. Poke out Centerpost gasket; snap in a new one; reassemble. Piece of cake.

No spin on spin cycle

  • Customer: Thomas from Port Jervis NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Easy, If your drive block has an open top, it's worn. Look at a picture of a new drive block and compare. If it doesn't match, then you need a new drive block. Note: Also check the drive clutch and clutch liners or pads...they may be worn. In my case it was the drive block this time. So to start, take off the fabric softenner dispenser in the center of the washer. Then pull out the seal. then remove the bolt. and pull off the agitator assembly. after that tap off the lock nut with a punch and hammer or if you have the special spanner wrench tool, use that. Once removed, pull out the inner tub and then pull the drive block off the shaft. Put the new drive block on and reverse the procedure from there. Tap the lock nut tight with the punch and hammer while re-installing. I'm so glad I did this repair. $15 is so much better than just giving in and buying a new washer!!!

Lid switch

  • Customer: E W from Chester VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I lifted the lid and lend the tub and I installed it that way. This is a great and very professional website as well as company.

Would not cycle

  • Customer: Glenn from Muir PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched the video and did it simple repair

Lid Switch was broken

  • Customer: Caleb from Tuscaloosa AL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I followed the instructional video on the part page! I'm normally really awful with tools/handiwork, but the video was very precise with step-by-step instructions, and I was able to do the repair myself with no problem!

Timer would not advance - stopped with a full tub - wouldn't drain

  • Customer: Don L from Wofford Heights CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the 10 min. video you provided & followed it exactly - boom, it was done, it was really fantastic - not one problem.
All Instructions for the 11010852991
1,396-1,410 of 1,475