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VERY Dishonorable Kenmore 665.13743k600

27 September 2014 - 08:23 PM

Serial Number FT390 4514


A couple of weeks ago the lights on the panel stopped responding when buttons were pressed.


I ignored it as the machine seemed to be washing just fine.


Now, it's an excellent drying rack, as the washer won't start at all.


I threw the breaker, left it off for about 10 minutes hoping that might "reboot" the controller, but no dice.




I don't even know how to begin to FIND the darn circuit board to test what needs to be tested.


Help me, Oh mighty Appliance Samurais!


Thank you!

Ghost is given up

11 October 2013 - 04:07 PM

I've got an OLD set of Kenmore W/D that has finally given up the ghost...Thinking in terms of energy efficiency, probably time to replace this 20 y/o W/D set.


Any recommendations from the Master Appliantologists with regards to


1) Brands/models to buy

2) Brands/models to avoid.





Microwave just died...Sunbeam model SGB8901

17 September 2012 - 09:48 AM

So my daughter states last night that when she closed the door on her microwave two days ago, it just went off. Nothing works, no lights, no front panel LCD display, nothing. There are no blown breakers or fuses in their fuse box.

They tested the outlet and that works fine, and they plugged the microwave into another outlet and it still didn't work.

is there a fusible link or on unit fuse that could have blown?

Thanks all...just throwing the on the forums before advising them to throw the microwave away...

model SGB8901

Serial Tab 81106215449

Dishonorable Kenmore Ultra Wash Modely 665-13743k600

03 September 2012 - 12:22 PM

I have a Kenmore 665-13743k600, Ser FT3904514.

The masticator was clogged with gookus. After ensuring a gookus free environment, I finally got the masticator to engage the gear, and ensured that it spun easily.

The lower spray arm appears to be traveling well.

BUT, the washer is VERY noisy, and the upper spray arm doesn't really turn, nor does the one on top of the dishwasher.

The upper rack has two positions where by it can get water to the spray arm...both covered by what appears to be a flap valve. the unused flap valve doesn't appear to be closing well...I've taken it apart, cleaned it and replaced it, but still not much improvment...could this be the cause of both the noise and lack of upper spray arm movement?

Attached File  Upper and lower...rack recently in lower.jpg   76.02KB   2 downloads

Attached File  Upper and lower, rack in lower, #2.jpg   81.8KB   2 downloads

Thank you masters!

Starting the shopping process for new Washer dryer

30 December 2011 - 02:22 PM

need some help from the masters...what make and model (preferably stackable) washer dryer is recommended in terms of value.

OR, what make and models should I avoid like bad sushi?

Thank you!

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