The Kenmore Elite HE3 is a washing machine by Kenmore.

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The lid just locked and is blinking a red light and won't start

I changed the locking mechinism because the lid wouldnt lock and start a cycle. Once I changed the locking assembly I got it all put back together and tried to start doing laundry and now the lid just locked and is blinking a red light and won't start a cycle. Any help on how I can fix this now????

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The first thing to do is to unplug it and let it sit for 5 minutes. This will reset it and may fix the issue.

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I have the same problem with my washer. My lock mechanism has never been replaced and I never had trouble with mine not locking though. I have tried unplugging mine several times now and it does unlock the machine when I plug it back in but every time I try to start a cycle it locks and then does nothing. The cycle chosen does not seem to matter - same results every time.


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