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11016862500 Kenmore Washer - Instructions

All installation instructions for 11016862500 parts

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washer wouldnt spin

  • Customer: miguel from el paso, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I was in need of a second washer to wash heavily soiled clothes my daughter in law younger sister was throwing one away so I asked what was wrong with it and was told it wouldn't spin so I thought it would be an easy fix I brought the washer home did a quick check and with the internet guide I was able to determine the problem I ordered the part and thank god once the part arrived I was able to do the repair within minutes now I have a second washer to due heavily soiled clothes and no more trips to the laundry mat thanks a million to your step by step guide couldn't have done it with out you

washer wouldn't start

  • Customer: David from Seminole, OK
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Parts Select is outstanding..They diagnosed the problem quickly..The part was sent within 2 days and we were washing laundry the 3rd afternoon...THANKS!!!!!!

would not run after filling with water.

  • Customer: Nels from South Haven, MI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
lid switch was intermittant for awhile befor finnaly quiting..Unplugged machine from elec. then removed four screws on back of instrument/dial panel...lifted the panel and located switch on left side...unplugged switch and removed screw from ground wire..removed switch...ckd part # and ordered part....part arrived on 2nd day after ordering...installed new switch...plugged switch back in..connected ground wire....replaced panel installed four screws... plug machine into receptical and ran a cycle to test. everything working fine.. I tested continuity of the old switch ..it was fine the problem was with the plastic spring that holds the switch in the slot...and allowed it to move thus not allowing the contacts to close. ground wire screw and two of the other screws required a nut driver..the other two crews required a phillips head screwdriver...10-15 min to remove switch and order...less than 10 min to replace switch and put the panel back on. location of my washer allowed me to work on it without moving it...if it is backed up to a wall..it will have to be moved enough to reach the screws on the back.

washer filled with water but would not wash, spin or drain

  • Customer: Charles from Waxahachie, TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Used part PS886960. Simple process to replace - removed the two screws and flipped the part that houses the controls/electrical over. The switch was easily accessable. When changing out the switch the wire inside the old connector had previously gotten hot and bonded inside the plastic. Had to use a pair of pliers to separate. Then there was part of the copper piece still stuck in the connector. Used a drill to remove the bonded piece and jammed the two fittings together. Washer is repaired and working fine. Should have taken about 10 minutes to change the switch but required about 30 total.

Washer would not operate without slamming the lid

  • Customer: Bruce from Harrisburg, PA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced the lid switch by pulling the washer out enough to gain access. Not necessary to disconnect the waster hoses. Remove the two screws from the white plastic tabs on the rear of the control panel. Also remove the two screws connecting the control panel from the washer body. Lift the lid slightly and pull the control panel forward. Disconnect the pug into the lid switch and remove the switch. Replace the switch but remember to lift the lid while doing so. Lid has a small arm that must engage the switch correctly. Replace the control panel and reinstall the screws. Repair is very simple.

Washer wasn't agitating or spinning. The timer was working, the motor coupler was intact so I figured I would start with the simplist thing and go from there. If all else failed, I was reacdy to buy a new washer.

  • Customer: Jacob from Lake City, FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Unplugged the washer and unscrewed hoses. Unscrewed the 2 screws on the back of the control panel and folding it up. Took off the 2 metal ties to get the cabinet off. Once off, I unscrewed the ground from the old Lid Switch and popped out. Put the new Lid Switch in, screwed the ground back in, replaced cabinet, clamps, put the control panel back in place and screwed the 2 screws on back of the control panel back in. Screwed the hoses back on, plugged the washer back in, everything works great again.

washer quit in cycle

  • Customer: Brett from Hurst, IL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
very easy, pop up the top, unscrew 2 screws, unplug switch , plug in new switch replace 2 screws ,put top down,finished

washer will not run through the cycles without stopping

  • Customer: james from marlin, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
removed the two screws that attached the top to the base. lean top back to access the lid switch. install the new one; best to have door open when installing. real easy repair that saved me mucho dinero.

The Lid Switch Broke And The Washer Stopped Working.

  • Customer: MERANDA from ELIZABETHTOWN, KY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
First, I moved the washer with water in it from the wall. Then, I removed two screws with a phillip head screwdriver from the back cover to the controls. Then I used a little bitty wrench to remove two small bolts that also held the back cover of the controls to the rest of the washer. The control panel was all attached, so it had to lay forward on the washer to remove the broken lid switch and then to install the new lid switch. There was one screw that I removed with a phillip head screwdriver. I removed the broken part and placed the new part into the hole. Then I had to move the control panel with limited space to lift the lid of the washer; the part would not fit property without lifting the lid. Once it fit into place, I closed the lid and replaced the screws and bolts. It worked beautifully. Thank you for your online help and the remarks from other people who had previously fix this lid switch.

Washer stopped running. Would fill water and stop.

  • Customer: Jen from LINCOLN CITY, OR
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Unplugged washer, took out screws that held on the dial panel, lifted dial panel, disconnected the ground wire, released the clip, lifted the lid which released the switch. Installed new switch closed the lid which holds it in place set the clip connected ground wire reattached dial panel secured it with the screws, plugged the washer back in and I was on my way the conquer that pile of laundry that had built up.

Won’t go on unless the lid slams shut.

  • Customer: Steven from Moreno Valley, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
First, unplug the unit. Remove the two screws on each side of the control panel on the back. They are located at the top corners of the unit. The base is held on by clips you press in on from the bottom. You will have to reach in over the tub and press in on clips, one each on the far side. At the left, you will be able to feel the lid switch, the clip is just to the left of the switch. It is about ½ inch wide, press firmly with your thumb. You may want to wear glove for this unless you like battle scars. Once done the control panel should hinge up. The switch is on the left side. To remove the switch, I first detached the wire harness to the control panel and unscrewed the grounding wire. Open the lid and the switch pulls right out. The new switch drops right in. Attach the wire harness and grounding wire. Place the control panel back side first at an angle making sure the back metal panel is lined up, once in place it should snap back in place when pressed down firmly. You might have to reach in over the tub again and pull the clip down (keep Band-Aids on hand). Plug the unit back in and you are good to go. Raise and close the lid, you should here the switch click on and off.

Want spin

  • Customer: Kenneth from Jackson, TN
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
As per partsselect.

Washer would only fill with water.

  • Customer: Edward from Sunnyvale, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I replaced lid switch. Take off two screws off the back of insterment panel. Unscrew switch and unplug. Then reverse. Easy!!

Fabric dispenser prongs had broken

  • Customer: John from Oxnard, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Unlocked tabs existing dispenser turn it counter clockwise. Inserted replacement clockwise. Replacement time less than one minute.

Fabric Softener Was Cracked

  • Customer: ROY from MIDDLE RIVER, MD
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
It was easily snapped into place. My biggest compliment was that I received the part the day after ordering! Thanks so much. . .
All Instructions for the 11016862500
1,036-1,050 of 1,090