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11010852991 Kenmore Washer - Instructions

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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!

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

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.

Washer would not drain

  • Customer: Norman from Galloway, NJ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The repair on this model did not require disconnecting the water supply or drain hoses as suggested in the video presentation because it didn't have to be tipped over. Just unscrew and tip over the control panel and remove the cabinet. The lid switch and water pump are then easily accessible. The lid switch was clearly broken by visual inspection. In a model this old replacing the pump at this cost is advisable, especially since it is easy accessible. Easy job. Machine now works fine.

Lid Switch mounting broke

  • Customer: HOWARD from Seal Beach, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The video was very helpful and the written comments helped. The longest time was spent in reassmbling the front cover/top assembly onto the base.

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.

lid switch got old and corroded. Washer would not spin

  • Customer: James J from Hardy, VA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I followed the video exactly and everything went very smooth, much to my surprise. It saved me a ton on money. Thanks for all the help. JB, Virginia

Quit operation in mid-wash cycle

  • Customer: Arthur from Fairhope, AL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed instructions shown in video which accompanied the part order on line.

Not draining or spinning.

  • Customer: Jeff from Oyster Bay, NY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Website was very helpful. I was able to diagnose, order the part and fix the machine myself before I ran out of clean knickers.

Washing machine would not spin after washing to empty drum.

  • Customer: Jacquelyne from Jacksonville, FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
With my daughters help, we moved the washing machine out of the utility closet We placed our Ipad on the dryer and watched the video provided on the PartSelect website. The instructions were clear and easy to follow. The images are great and it was easy to pause and rewind any section we needed to review. I can't wait to tackle my next repair.

washer would not spin

  • Customer: Nils from New Milford, CT
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
followed instructions from video, and it was a piece of cake. thank you parts select !

would not drain

  • Customer: glenn from stratham, NH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
cut wires at lid switch and wired together it worked so replace lid switch assembly with leads

lid would not lock and machine would not complete cycles

  • Customer: Tina from Holly Springs, NC
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Well my husband went at it without watching the video. I watched the video and went in to help just in time to save him a lot of work. It was very easy and the video was so helpful. It saved us a lot if money on a machine I'm not ready to replace.

Washer stopped right before drain cycle

  • Customer: TERRI from Michigan City, IN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the video. EXCELLENT description of how to replace Washer Lid Switch. I wrote down the directions, and followed them. Did almost the whole repair by myself. My husband helped remove the ground wire screw (RUSTED) and replaced it. He also helped me put the cabinet back on. (That was the hardest part) Just ran my first load, and it worked! I'm happy!!!

washer would not drain or spin

  • Customer: Walter from Memphis, TN
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced the lid switch, washer works perfectly...
All Instructions for the 11010852991
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