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11046462501 Kenmore Washer - Instructions

All installation instructions for 11046462501 parts

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Bellow was torn at the door causing water to leak

  • Customer: Rich from Los Altos CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 8 of 9 people found this instruction helpful
I would recommend to remove the front loader door first. Then remove the clamp that holds the front of the bellow to the washer, Remove the top panel and then the front panel. Remove the band that holds the back of the bellow to the washer. Reverse the process to install the bellow. It helps to apply a little soapy water to make it easy to put the bellow on the track for both the front and back. It also helps to have four hands. Hope you have a friend or significant other.

water would not pump (drain) out of machine

  • Customer: Pamela from Greenville OK
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 7 of 10 people found this instruction helpful
My husband removed the bottom panel of the washer and removed the old pump with two screws, then removed the water hose coming into the pump and unplugged the electrical push in type plug from the side of the pump. Simple reversed the process to instal the new one and replaced the front panel. Simple really...far more so than calling a repair man.

draining problem

  • Customer: Dr. Merdad from Los Angeles CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Socket set
  • 7 of 10 people found this instruction helpful
Open the bottom screws (hex-screw driver. remove riongs with pliers. use pan to remove excess water remained in pipes. pull to the right and remove. easier than it seems,

Door seal had gone bad leaked

  • Customer: Roy from Summerville SC
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 8 of 14 people found this instruction helpful
Looked how the old one came off and revearsed the process. Ordered the part, it was shipped right away and recieved it in three working days. Normal shipping too. Very pleased with the handling of my order.

The rubber boot assembly is not the same configuration as the original equipment.

  • Customer: Mike from wilton manors FL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 5 of 8 people found this instruction helpful
I had to cut new slots in the metal base of the machine cabinet to accommodate the different configuration for the rubber boot assembly. Thankfully the new pump works like a charm.

replaced leaking bellows

  • Customer: thomas from santa cruz CA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 4 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
I followed the description on this site, my machine was slightly different, but the basic procedure was the same. The tip to apply a small amount of the liquid soap to the bellows was useful to ease installation. Make sure the holes in the bottom of the bellows align with the drain in the bottom of the washer. The portion of the bellows that attaches to the main body via the adjustable clamp can be done by a single person with two hands. The portion that attaches to the front panel with the spring-wire band is a four hand job. Position the bellows, attach / position the wire-band with the spring portion on the bottom. Starting at the top get your helper to hold it in position, using needle nose pliers stretch the last bit of the wire-band into final position.

Leak in the pump housing from cracked plastic

  • Customer: Mary from Rehoboth MA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench set
  • 4 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the old pump and installed the new one. Most difficulty came from the fact that the dryer is on top of the washer and the washer is inside a plastic pan that has a 2 inch lip which made it difficult to remover the front panel.

My washer wouldn't drain

  • Customer: Melanie from McKenzie TN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Socket set
  • 4 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
My husband and son removed the old pump and replaced it with the new pump assembly. The whole process took about 30 minutes max.

water would not drain

  • Customer: William from Wauseon OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 5 of 10 people found this instruction helpful
removed bottom panel and took out pump and replaced it with new one

pump was not pumping

  • Customer: max from dewitt IA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Socket set
  • 5 of 10 people found this instruction helpful
unhooked two water lines & electrical plugin unbolted old pump and installed new pump. took about 15 minutes.

stripped the threads on the water inlet

  • Customer: William from Belen NM
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 5 of 11 people found this instruction helpful
Be careful threading the hose to the water inlet or you
can end up cross threading or stripping the threads, they are plastic and can easily be stripped.
It will save you time and $.
Unscrew the top of the washer and remove it. Removed a weirdo screw with a pair of pliers since I didn't have the tool to remove it.
Took out the old one and replaced it with the new one. Replaced the weirdo screw with a drywall screw and screwed it in place. Carefully threaded the hoses on and turned on the water. Success!

Would not drain

  • Customer: Tammy from Maryville TN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 5 of 11 people found this instruction helpful
Removed bottom panel, removed hoses and pump. Reinstalled in reverse order.

Washer would not drain

  • Customer: Bruce from Massena NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 3 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
Unhooked two hose clamps took two screws off put new aprt on hooked back up works great

water running in all the time

  • Customer: Brian from Liberty NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 3 of 8 people found this instruction helpful
Turned water supply off ,took the top of washing machine off, took water valve out installed new 1unit worked ok

leaking at door

  • Customer: william from wauseon OH
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 10 of 29 people found this instruction helpful
once i figure out how to take off front panel it went quite smoothly also my wife gave me a hand putting the bellows on,her fingers were smaller so it was alittle easier for her
All Instructions for the 11046462501
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