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GE Model WHDSR209D5WW

My washer will not rinse or spin. Once it hits the rinse cycle, it just stops but it sounds like the washer is still running. There's just this quiet buzzing noise. I removed the front cover to see if I could notice anything obvious, and when I started the cycle I saw some battery looking thing (reads 120V on it and it connects to a hose that I assume pumps the water from the tank) rattle like it was going into convulsions.

This was a sudden problem as I just used the washer last night to was two pillows. Could I have caused the damage to overload? What is my damage? What is wrong? And can I simply replace the part that will make my baby work again?

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  • Jessica Nov 04, 2008

    Yes the pillow did rip because it got snagged on the lid. I ended up removing all the loose stuffing from inside the washer when I removed the front panel. Is that was caused this problem?

  • Jessica Nov 04, 2008

    Thanks for your suggestion...I tried it.



    Well, I checked the hose and nothing seems to be clogging it. I re-assembled everything and tried to run the spin cycle again and the water tank makes a jolt but then stops like it's jammed. I guess that can be considered progress seeings that it didn't do that when things first started going wrong. Then again it could mean more damage. I'm not an expert.



    I think I am at a loss...

  • Jessica Nov 04, 2008

    Ok so maybe I was wrong. I plugged the thing back in a second time turned it on and what do ya know...IT WORKED.



    Thank you so much...Your helped really means a lot to me.

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Try the pump,did the pillow rip?

Posted on Nov 04, 2008

  • some of the stuffing from the pillow could have jammed the pump. you can check it by removing as much water as you can from the top , tip the machine back and remove the hose from the tub to the pump. Warning you when you take the hose of the pump there will be water draining from the hose so be ready for it. then see if you can pull all the stuff out of the pump. do this with the machine unplugged.

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