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There is a door sensor in the door frame of your microwave that tells the microwave if the door is open or shut. That sensor is not working for some reason. The sensor is near the latch mechanism and is made of plastic and has probably broken and needs to be replaced. I would take it to a small appliance repair shop. Microwaves are nothing to fool with if you do not know what you are doing.

Kenmore... | Answered 21 hours ago

You have the right idea in the door switch as a place to start and yes it can be jumped or tested with an ohm meter which is safer. The other thing that can happen is the belt break or come off or the safety switch at the belt tensioner be open or damaged wires.

I hope this helps.

Kenmore Dryers | Answered Yesterday

Not knowing anything about your dryer, such as model number or age and when the last time it was given a good tune up. I would say that the pulley that works as a belt tensioner needs to be replaced. My best suggestion would be to give your dryer a good tune up which includes replacing all the rollers and pulley, the belt and a good cleaning. This would probably cure your noise and it would also reduce the chance of a dryer fire.

I hope this helps

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Kenmore... | Answered 2 days ago

Steve's response is dead on. You can buy a replacement timer from Sears for $291. In addition, the lack of the unit regenerating probably caused the resin capacity to be exceeded and is permanently damaged. (Withour regeneration, the beads continue to expand and will eventually burst.)

Besides Home Depot, Sams Club, Costco, Lowe's, or Menards have low cost units and would be a better investment than putti a new timer and resin in an old unit.

Sears replacment timer:

Kenmore Water... | Answered 2 days ago

remove the back cover set it aside, you will see 2 vertical metal venting tubes. The one on the right holds the element, disconnect the two wires at the bottom that are side by side,
next remove the two hex head screws (one on each side) that holds the element in place pull down to slide it out. The new one slides right in all it takes is about 30 minutes or less

Kenmore Dryers | Answered on Sep 10, 2019

The lower spray arm being loose is a normal condition. The first thing that needs to be checked is that the holes in the spray arms are clean and not blocked. Next once the unit has filled with water, the water level needs to be checked. If it is too low this will be what we need to repair. There is a float assembly in one of the front corners the water should be very close to the float. If it is not there is either a restriction in the fill line, water fill valve or the main board. You should be able to listen to the fill time and that should be around 55 seconds. After these tests are done I will nee the information to continue the diagnosis.

Kenmore 15762... | Answered on Sep 10, 2019

I would replace the sump assembly in this case as the motor is $118 and the seals and other parts needed are about $50 and a complete sump assembly is $170 Part #WPW10780877. Also by replacing the assembly you do not have to worry about damaging a seal and having a leak.

Kenmore 13763... | Answered on Sep 10, 2019

My best guess is the door latch or door latch switch is not working properly. Once the unit is full of water try holding the door shut tightly if the unit runs by doing this check the top rack and make sure it is completely seated to the back. I have found a knife or fork tangled in the top rack and letting it seat, also the alignment of the water line for the top rack. If it does not run with what I have suggested, it will be time to start checking the mainboard operation.
I hope this helps

Kenmore 15912... | Answered on Sep 10, 2019

The first thing to do is visually check to make sure the water connections from the sump assembly to the top spray arm is all in good shape and connected, also make sure the spray arms ports are clear of any foreign material. Make sure that the top rack is seating properly to the water tube in the back of the machine. If this is all good it is possible that the diverter valve is malfunctioning. If it comes down to the diverter valve I would recommend that an authorized repair company assist you as they can be a trick and quite involved.

Kenmore... | Answered on Sep 10, 2019

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