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GE Washer does not reach full spin speed...stops abruptly

Hi...thanks for your suggestion regarding my GE washer spin cycle problem, however the problem happens without any water in the tub.

I just tried it again and I noticed a "burning" odor coming from the motor. My gut is telling me the motor is shot...any thoughts?

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  • jodijoec Oct 09, 2008

    Yes, the motor seems to run fine intially, but then stops before the spin gets to the higher speed. When the motor stops, the pump continues to run. As for the belt, it looks good. What should I do to check the clutch? What are signs of a bad clutch?

  • jodijoec Oct 10, 2008

    I replaced the motor/clutch assembly today and all is working well. Thanks again for the help.

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The motor does run right. the belt could be worn. or the clutch at the bottom of the motor check that.

Posted on Oct 09, 2008

  • john gagnon
    john gagnon Oct 09, 2008

    if the clutch is worn thats what it does. remove the motor anc look at the clutch you will see its worn.

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