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My Whirlpool model WHSE30 water softener display is flashing

My Whirlpool model WHSE30 water softener display is flashing 'clean/scheduled'. Not sure what I need to do.

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Tyler Z.

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We have a Maytag washer model #SAV5710AWW, and the spin

We have a Maytag washer model #SAV5710AWW, and the spin basket won't spin properly and it makes a lot of noise when it did spin. Starting this morning, we don't think it is spinning much at all, and now the water softener doesn't drain. It is also making a squeeking noise. Any suggestions on what might be causing the problems?JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Maytag is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?Customer: Model SAV5710AWW Machine is about 12 or so years old.JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: If possible, yes.JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: We have the machine taken apart in our kitchen.

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Kelly

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My Miele dishwasher indicated it needed salt. What is this

My Miele dishwasher indicated it needed salt. What is this all about? I've had the appliance for over 12 years and have never put salt in it. No one ever told me any special salt was needed. Thank you for advising.JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Miele is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?Customer: 12 years. Model: G 892 SC Touchtronic Turbothermatic.JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: YesJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: There was water in the bottom after the last usage. Does that have anything to do re the need for salt?

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Side by side fridge is not dispensing water. How to repair this?

I have a side by side fridge that has a water and ice dispenser in the door. It is not dispensing water and I have not leaks that I have found yet. What should I do?It is a GE and less than 10 years old I believe.I have a water softener, so I don't think it is build up from hard water.

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Tyler Z.

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We bought a GE Water Softener 40,000 gr GXSH40V at Home

We bought a GE Water Softener 40,000 gr GXSH40V at Home Depot, had it installed approximately 3.5 months ago. A local plumber installer set the machine up and it's worked well. When first started the display read ~ "120 days left." About a month ago I bought & put into the machine 100 lbs of Morton System Saver II salt pellets, but even after reading the Users Manual 5 - 6 times I cannot understand the language well enough. The display now reads "24 days left" along with other details. Even though I have a science background, I am a senior and I am lost. Is there a users manual or other help document for GXSH40V or similar that's written in easy-to-understand terminology that you or GE can send me so I can learn how to use and maintain the softener machine? I repeat it's working very well, but not for long, therefore I definitely need to be able to use and maintain this GE appliance. Please Help, Please.

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Kelly

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Our water was off yesterday. Last evening my wife started

Our water was off yesterday for work. Last evening my wife started the GE GDT650 dishwasher. we heard a noise and now the machine will not fill. An E1 code has come up. we tried turning power off to reset. No good. What"t next? MarkJA: Can you guesstimate how old your GE is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?Customer: 4 Months old.JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: Have extended care if neededJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: There was air in the lines because water was off. New Water softener installed.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Appliance Technician about your situation and then connect you two.

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I have a miele optima dishwasher which, I admit, I didn't

I have a miele optima dishwasher which, I admit, I didn't know I needed to maintain.It's been a few years and the dishes are not getting clean at all. Starting my research, I see information about salt, rinse aid and cleaning. I have to start by cleaning then maintaining. Please advice on what steps I can take to get my dishwasher back in shape. I have pictures, not sure if I can attach them here or how to provide?

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Tyler Z.

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Kenmore water softener, approx 8yrs old. I pushed button to

Kenmore water softener, approx 8yrs old. I pushed button to regenerate and the motor started turning. Now it won't turn off. It just turns and turns, like it is running through the cycles "on steroids". I have unplugged it over night but it doesn't seem to want to reset. I get a "service " message and it says #1. does this sound like a simple fix or new water softener time?

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Does an f87 error code show as f, 8, 7? Letters and numbers

Hi, does an f87 error code show as f, 8, 7? Letters and numbers flash one after the other?JA: I'll do all I can to help. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so we can help you best.Customer: Or does the 87 flash as one number? Dishwasher try's to start but then beeps and red light flashes. Intake/drain lights up. Emile G2470scviJA: Sometimes appliance issues that that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The Appliance Technician I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Is there anything else the Appliance Technician should be aware of?Customer: Miele darn spell checkJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Appliance Technician about your situation and then connect you two.

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