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Frigidaire front load washing machine gtlf490e

The dang thing wont spin to ring out clothes. it will wash, then drain but all it does in spin mode is hummmmmm... i have replaced both main boards and checked for if something was clogged i ddint see anything what else could it be or am i not looking in the right spot? it does fine on the test mode .. it spins fast on the test mode . so i cant figure out why it wont do it in the cycle mode?? someone help me .. wont buy frigidaire again.. I have replaced the control board twice on my machine. Now it has broken again. It reads an error code that the computer thinks the door is open during spin, so it does not spin at the end of the cycle resulting in very wet cloths. I have tested the resistance of the PTC switch, and it is fine. Can you help?

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Just change the door switch been there done that have the t shirt

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It doesn't pump or spin If it doesn't pump water out or spin, check to see if the motor is running, then proceed as follows:

  • If the motor is running, your washer probably has a frozen pump pulley or a broken pump belt. To check the pulley, remove the pump from the washer and try to rotate the pulley manually. If it doesn't turn freely--if it's frozen or stiff--replace it. If the pump belt is broken or looks quite worn, replace it--but be sure to check the pump pulley before you change the belt.


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It pumps, but doesn't spin If your washer pumps out the water but doesn't spin, check these:

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  • The motor coupler may be broken. Many Whirlpool®-manufactured washers use a small, relatively inexpensive motor coupling. It's plastic and rubber and is mounted to the shaft of the motor on one side, and to the transmission on the other. Over time, the coupler wears out and fails. You may need to replace it.


  • A belt may be broken. Many washing machines have one or two belts. If a belt is broken or badly worn, you need to replace it with a genuine belt from the manufacturer. (Some washing machine belts are designed with special characteristics not found in automotive belts.)


  • The clutch may be worn. If your washer is a GE, it may use a clutch to come up to the proper spin speed. As the clutch wears out, it may prevent the unit from spinning well or at all. If the clutch is worn, you need to replace it. For this job, you probably want to hire a qualified appliance repair technician.


  • The drive motor may be defective. Many washer brands use a reversing motor. For agitation the motor runs in one direction, for spinning and draining, the other. It's possible for a motor to burn out in one direction and continue to operate in the other. If this happens, you need to replace the entire motor.


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