Tip & How-To about GE WBSR3140DW Top Load Washer

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On this model ge washer it has an electronic computer controlled motor. If you washer is not spinning or agitating then unplug for 2 minutes, plug back in, open and close lid 7 times. this will reset the computer. If problem still exists then check to see if belt is broken. Replace belt and follow above steps. Also don't overload machine, this is what causes the problem.

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washer runs and spins but will not agitate


Try this, unplug washer for two minutes, plug back in, open and close lid seven times slowly, this will reset the computer and the electronic motor.

Sep 01, 2009 | GE WBSR3140DW Top Load Washer

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No Spin or agitation After move


Reset computer. Unplug for 2 minutes, plug back in, open and close lid 7 times slowly to reset computer. This should solve your problem.

Jul 27, 2009 | GE WBSR3140DW Top Load Washer

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wlsr3000 fills and drains but will not agitate or spin. Is motor broken because the belt is fine.


This unit has an electronic motor. Unplug for 2 minutes, plug back in and open and close lid 7 times slowly, this resets the motor.

Jun 16, 2009 | GE WBSR3140DW Top Load Washer

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need to know about safety switch on washer lid


First, this machine has an electronic motor. Check to see if belt is broken. If not then unplug for 2 minutes, plug back in and open and close lid 7 times slowly. This will reset motor. A common problem with this machine. I dont think it is the magnetic lid switch.

Jun 15, 2009 | GE WBSR3140DW Top Load Washer

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basket won't spin


Unplug machine for two minutes, plug back in and open and close lid 7 times slowly. This should reset electronic motor.

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