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Kenmore Elite HE3 appears dead

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Relatively new Kenmore Elite HE3 front load washer just stopped working.

Ran fine last week, this week appears completely dead.

No lights, no LEDs/indiciators.  Outlet appears to work OK.

Door seems to latch OK as well.

Any ideas where to check first

Thanks

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[user=1536]whitee[/user] wrote:

No lights, no LEDs/indiciators.  Outlet appears to work OK.

 

What does this mean?  Have you measured the voltage at the outlet with a meter?  If not, then that's your first assignment.

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My humble apologies, master.

You ask a good question.

I am trying also to troubleshoot from afar through my wife at home, and rushing to try to avoid a theatened appliance repairman visit.

I will try to get more precise information and send another post.

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Your title is warranted. 

You were correct to suspect the circuit.  With a meter, we were able to dentify a problem with the circuit and correct it.  (A ground fault had blown in a thunderstorm we think; the earlier info on the circuit was in error.)   Things appear OK now, so far.

Thanks for the help.

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