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you may have set it to hold spin.

Frigidaire... | Answered on Mar 03, 2018


You have a blockage in pump or an item of clothing between drum and pump if water cant get out or is slowed the spin speed wont rise

Frigidaire... | Answered on Feb 22, 2018


Request the wiring diagram you need from Frigidaire.

Frigidaire... | Answered on Jul 03, 2017


Hi if you can do it yourself, put the machine about 2ft away from the wall with the door faceing the wall,then lean it against the wall,this way you can look under the bottom off the machine,check to see if the drum moves from side to side,some times the shock absorbers come loose 1 at each side,all the best.

Frigidaire... | Answered on Jun 15, 2017


This indicates there is an error with the door lock mechanism. It will most likely need to be replaced. This will prevent the dryer from working and is a safety feature to prevent injury while the dryer is in operation. It is fairly quick and cheap to repair.

Frigidaire... | Answered on Jan 13, 2017


I would check the drain pump for objects. There is a trap that will collect coins and stuff. As this trap builds up it restricts/blocks the water from being drained from the washer.

Frigidaire... | Answered on Feb 23, 2016


No agitation?

first use a meter and check ur water pressure switch? that is what sends the machine the message to start wash cycle?
You can test it with a meter and with a manual test? ( first locate it in the panel, it has a plastic clear tube hose going into it, remove that tube from its connection, now put another small tube or hose into the slot where it was and have the machine set to wash cycle with water in it. Blow into the other end of the tube.
If the machine starts to wash. the pressure switch is more than likely good
( No wash- then THE DIAPHRAM IS BAD AND SWITCH HAS TO BE REPLACED) another test u can do is Remove the hose and submerge in water. Seal one end and blow air into the other end and look for bubbles. Check for an obstruction in the hose as well.
Or take the original hose tube and plug one end and blow into it AT the other end, it should be hard and have pressure, if it is easy to blow and u dont feel any pressure and it feels like the air is going out ?
Sometimes they get busted open or a pin hole and release air causing the water switch diaphragm to not open.


Another test u can make with a multi meter is by testing the prongs individually.
# 15, 16,17 (don't worry to much bout the numbers) place ur meter prongs on both out side prongs or connectors of the switch. ( where the wire plugs into) take note of weather it shows OHMS or infinity? Now place the meter on the left outside and the middle prong, take note agin what it shows. Now place meter prong on the right outside and the middle prong. Agin take note what reading u get. ( you should actually get a reading of infinity in 1 and a reading of continuity or ohms in the other 2? Now the tricky part. Agin place a small tube or hose into the switch and blow into it, do the same test agin on all prongs. Now keep the pressure on switch when u blow into it, in other words use ur tongue on end of tube to not allow air to escape. When u test it agin now one of the prongs that once read infinity should now show continuity or ohms, and 1 of the other prongs that read ohms should now read infinity or open.
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If both check ok then next CHECK the motor coupler (a bad couplercan be checked by looking under the machine and taking note if there is a black residue on floor, look at coupler located between the motor and tranny, and see if it is broken up or missing any parts? Try to turn shaft by hand and notice if it does not engage tub? )
or belt if belt driven. Check for loose, broken or worn belt .

Then check the door switch with a multi meter for continuity OHMS when door closed and infinity when door is opened , and if there is a little movement on wash cycle in 1 direction only then check the cam dogs in agitator.

No spin, try these:

Using a multi meter check for continuity the door switch, which when bad may not allow agitation or spin. The lid switch assembly can fail either mechanically or electrically.

Check the clutch, brake assembly and transmission, one way to check for slipping is to get under the machine after a spin cycle ( this is if u get a lil spin but not much leaving clothes still wet) mix in a spray bottle a lil water and some dish detergent, then spray it on the clutch assembly ( the metal round pc. Connected to the tranny) if it sizzles and steams up then u know its bad and slipping. Another way to check clutch if u get no spin at all? Is to take it out and use ur hand to try and turn the inner spring assembly pushing it around the inside? If its very easy, it BAD should be hard to push by hand.


Next check the motor coupler which engages the tub and tranny to the motor. ( if its bad u usually get no wash or spin or very little of either)

Next check for a loose, worn or broken belt if belt driven.

On some front load models u may need to check the STATOR assembly.
The stator is essentially one half of a motor, it interacts with the tub by creating a strong electro-magnet. If the stator burns out the washer won't spin or agitate. Check the stator for continuity. This part is often misdiagnosed.





Frigidaire... | Answered on Mar 31, 2015


Hello - Typically error code E56 indicates that the motor is overheated and unit will not shut off. Allow 30 minutes for the washer motor to cool down and try again. If it proves to be ineffective contact a professional to move forward accurately.

Frigidaire... | Answered on Dec 16, 2014


Thank you for your inquiry, friend!

In order to properly balance your Frigidaire washer you would need to seek the help of a professional. Regrettably, this is not a simple DIY job and I would highly recommend reaching out to an expert technician to ensure the repair is correct to prevent future issues. I hope this information helps to some degree. -Matt

Frigidaire... | Answered on Oct 15, 2014


Good afternoon friend, that's a great question!

I understand that you are trying to replace the selector knob on your Frigidaire washer, GLTF2940E. Normally this is not a DIY job and we would recommend having a technician come out to the home in order to properly disassemble your front panel and replace the selector knob as needed. Hope this is helpful. -Matt

Frigidaire... | Answered on Jul 31, 2014


Check with a company online called sundberg appliance parts, the counterbalance isn't hard to install and will definately be cheaper than new one.

Frigidaire... | Answered on May 28, 2014


basket rubbing to the door gasket ..could be bad bearing or broken spider

Frigidaire... | Answered on Mar 02, 2014


Somewhere in your drain line from the tube all the way to the wall of the house has a leak, tear, or hose that is kinked.

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Frigidaire... | Answered on Jan 20, 2014


Hi James, thank you for your post! If you are getting an error code E23, it usually means one of three things: your drain pump relay has failed, a wire may be disconnected from the pump, or your main control board needs replacing. However, since you have already replace the control board, one of the best ways to determine if this is a false error code is to reset the power to the appliance by either unplugging it or flipping off the breaker. It is important to wait roughly ten minutes and then turn the washer on. If the error code persists, it would be advisable to reach out to an expert technician to ensure the appropriate replacement part is ordered and is installed correctly to prevent future issues. I hope this information helps to some degree - thanks for your question, and please do not hesitate to reconnect.

Frigidaire... | Answered on Aug 07, 2013


Search the internet for telephone numbers or toll-free numbers of Frigidaire washers; google it. Or simply state your problem on this site - fixya.

Frigidaire... | Answered on Apr 02, 2013


you might need is a new Drive Motor part number 137043000 or a new Drain Pump part number 137108100
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Frigidaire... | Answered on Feb 23, 2013

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