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Gentle Cycle fails to engage

Normal cycle operation works however when the gentle or slow speed is selected, a loud clicking noise occurs with no agitiation. also clothes are very wet at end of spin cycle. washer purchased in 2001.

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  • DLK59 Sep 25, 2008

    Gentle agitate, fast/slow spin not working, switch is not the problem, I replaced that with no change...Motor? Runs fine on normal mode...Hotpoint VWSR3110WW2W

  • virgil999 Jan 01, 2009

    GE Prodigy WPSE5290 won't stop filling, won't spin or engage in amy mode. I replaced the control panel and fill switch. Please help.

  • Anonymous Jan 12, 2009

    My 5 yrs old washer GE Prodiggy to load, makes this loud noice I think it is the self balance part of the machine not working. Today I had an independent appliance repair company and 2 min and $45.00, he said I am surprised it drains, it is actually the motor going back and forward. Use while it works is not worth repairing.

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    spin cycle not operating on either spin selection; otherwise operating normally

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I suggest replacing timer or WATER inlet solenoid

Posted on Jan 24, 2008

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