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GE washer WHSR2070VWB about 9 years old does not spin dry clothes. All of the cycle works except the final expulsion of water

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If the cycle stops when it is supposed toi drain , that means that there is a problem with the drain pump.

Posted on Oct 12, 2008

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    Ginko Oct 12, 2008

    Start checking the drain hose, see if it is obstructed.
    Parts to be checked are:
    Drain lines
    Drain pump.
    Drain pump belt and pulley (depending on model)
    Timer selector (unlikely from description)

    Here are specific diagrams for drain hose and pump on your model:

    See Part # 304 Drain hose on diagram.


    See Part # 655 Drain Pump on diagram.


    See External panels assembly diagram.


    See all parts for your model here



    Here you find a generic diagram for your washing machine Front Load Frigidaire/GE/Kenmore Style

    See also the following suggestion from repairclinic:






    It won't drain

    If your washer won't drain, check these:

    It spins, but doesn't pump
    It doesn't spin or pump
    It pumps, but the water returns



    It spins, but doesn't pump

    If
    your washer spins but doesn't pump the water out, the drain line is
    probably clogged. In many washers, a small sock or other piece of
    clothing can get between the clothes tub and the outer tub that holds
    the water. If the clothing gets between the tubs, it may then get into
    the drain hose that's attached to the pump--or even into the pump
    itself. If it's in the pump, you need to remove the hoses from the pump
    and pull the item out.

    To remove the sock from the outer tub
    port, open the washer's main access panel and remove the large-diameter
    rubber hose that connects the pump to the bottom of the outer tub.
    Then, using needle-nose pliers, try to grab and remove the clothing
    through the port.

    Sometimes you can't remove the stuck
    clothing from below. Then you have to remove the agitator, top of the
    outer drum shield, and inner clothes tub. This isn't easy to do--and
    you may need special tools--so you might be happier getting a qualified
    appliance repair technician to do the job.

    If the drain line
    isn't plugged, the problem may be with your pump. Even if the pump
    appears to be turning, the internal impeller may be broken. If so, you
    need to replace the pump.




    It doesn't spin or pump

    If
    your washer doesn't spin or pump water out but the motor is running,
    your washer probably has a frozen pump pulley. If so, you need to
    replace the pump. 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.




    It pumps, but the water returns

    If
    the water that pumps out of the machine goes back into the machine
    after the spin cycle, your washer may be siphoning the water from a
    laundry tub that has a slow drain, back into the washer. The usual
    remedy for this is to improve the draining of the laundry tub. (Is
    something stuck in the drain?) Also, check for these problems:



    • If the drain hose reaches more than about 4 inches into the laundry tub, cut off the excess.



    • If your drain hose is lower than the washer's cabinet, install an air gap/siphon break assembly.





    It doesn't spin

    If your washer won't spin, check these:

    It doesn't pump or spin
    It pumps, but doesn't spin
    It spins only with the lid closed



    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.



    • If the motor isn't
      running, the lid switch may be defective. If so, the washing machine
      can't spin and may not function at all. The switch is inside the
      washing machine main housing near the door frame. Often you have to
      raise or open the top or front of the washing machine to get to the
      switch. If it's defective, you need to replace it.



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