The Kenmore Elite HE3 is a washing machine by Kenmore.

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Washer will not start while trying to manually drain

Stopped washer during "wash" cycle and now will not restart. It went to drain cycle but I have removed and added clothes to the load and it will still not start.

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Thanks. I unplugged and once it was plugged back in things began to work just fine.


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Jen this is my answer from a similar question. Give it a try and let us know if it worked. First check the control locked LED and see if it is on. Try using the Drain/Spin button to turn the control locked light on or off. If nothing is responding and the washer is not in control lock then most likely you have a stuck or shorted interface. You normally reset this fault by pressing the pause/cancel button twice. You can then attempt to drain and spin the clothes by starting a drain/spin cycle. I would first pull the plug from the machine and let it sit for 15minutes or better, and then plug it back in. This should clear it as well. Hope this helps, good luck.

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