Question about Washing Machines

Open Question

GE Washer: Model WSSH300GWW- Won't complete any cycle????

We have a new GE washer/dryer- new as in we have only done four loads. The washer was working fine on the first try but on subsequent loads and currently it stops mid cycle- the door lock light is on, there is water in the unit, and nothing happens. The fabric softener does not dispense, probably because it stops mid cycle. If we push the pause/cancel button the door will unlock but there is still water in the unit. If we set the unit to rinse and then push start the unit will drain and spin and unlock just fine. We thought it might be a temperature/sensor problem, but if we set the unit to a different temperature and press start it will pick back up (the light stays on rinse but it seems as if the unit goes back to the very beginning. Fabric softener still does not dispense. We don't think it's a drain problem as the rinse cycle will force the unit to drain no problem. Please help?

Posted by on

  • jlee3983 Nov 09, 2008

    We fixed it. We ran the diagnostic test that another person suggested to a different problem, the hot water flowed just fine but the cold water did not. We decided to check the cold water hose. We disconnected the power to the washer/dryer, turned off the cold water supply, and disconnected the cold water hose from the unit. The valve was clogged with all sort of debris. The hoses were clearly not flushed upon install. We flushed the hose and cleaned out the valve. We re-connected everything and ran the unit on a quick wash. We repeated the clean out steps just for safe measure and now everything is fine.

×

6 Suggested Answers

  • 213 Answers

SOURCE: Problems with fabric softener

you either have low cold water pressure being caused by the screens on both ends of the cold waterline being clogged by sediment or one of the solinoids for the water inlet is bad. try removing cold water hose and cleaning both screens if that doesnt help youll need a solinoid

Posted on Nov 20, 2007

jsrock516
  • 5911 Answers

SOURCE: Fabric Softener Won't Dispense

The fabric softener dispenser is notorious for clogging. Liquid fabric softener is essentially a liquid form of wax. After a period of time it begins to gunk up the inside of the fabric softener dispenser. If you remove the dispenser drawer and look into the cavity, there should be a series of holes in the upper part of the compartment where water sprays into all the dispenser trays. These holes get gunked up and clogged and water will not dispense properly. As a result, the washer goes through a complete cycle, but the dispenser stays full. If this is the case, you can take some cotton swabs and/or toothpicks and clean these holes real good. It may be a bit meticulous, but it should take care of the problem. Post back and let me know if this helps.

Posted on Feb 11, 2008

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: Fabric softener not draining during rinse cycle

What type of water hoses are hooked up to it? If you have the flood safe hoses with the check valve in them then there isn't enough water pressure to distribute the softener.

Posted on Jun 11, 2008

  • 220 Answers

SOURCE: fabric softener dispenser won't drain the fabric softener.

Not sure if you already did this, but try pulling the face plates off inside the dispencer and take it to the sink and run very hot water into the "stand pipe" that projects off the back of the face plate to make sure they are clear and no old crusty products are in the hole.. Then put them back in and push down hard and make sure they are fully seated.
If the plates are loose and not seated or clogged, there will be little or no siphon effect to draw the fluids out of the dispenser. At least thats how it seems to work
Also, if you pull the top off the washer, there is an adjustment on top of the dispenser to adjust the dispensing ratios I believe.
I just did that procedure the other day on my machine and the wife said it works good now.
Let me know it it works for you, I was wondering if it was just a coincidence.

Posted on Jan 16, 2009

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: Whirlpool Duet Sport Washer Does Not Work, Door Lock is stuck

have you checked the belt to see if it came off or maybe broke off,if its not the belt then maybe the motor whent bad or needs reset,that just some of the possibilitys you might want to check,some motors have a reset butten on thim

Posted on Mar 01, 2009

barkencoa
  • 3463 Answers

SOURCE: fabric softener dispenser no longer works on my Bosch

Remove soap drawer completely from washer, and thoroughly clean all parts of it, paticularly the conditioner compartment..
Get a piece of stiff wire, and make a right angled bend in the end of it, then poke the wire into all the holes in the top of the soap drawer compartment to clear any possible blockage.
This should solve the prob.
Please rate my solution.
Thankyou.

Posted on May 20, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

GE GFWS3500LOWW not starting on any cycle


GE Washing Machine GFWS3500L0WW Troubleshooting ...

www.repairclinic.com/...-/GE-Washing-Machine-GFWS3500L0WW-Tr...
GE Washing Machine GFWS3500L0WW ... Washer fills slowly · Washer leaking water · Washer won't start · Washer won't spin or agitate · Washer overflowing ...
Repair Help - Model Help Repairwww.searspartsdirect.com/ge/washer/model-gfws3500l0ww-repair.htmlRepair Symptoms for GE Washer Model #gfws3500l0ww. Shop Parts ... Slow or noagitation or spinning ... Not working at all ... Clean Washer cycle won't work.GE front load washer door latch Repairwww.appliance-repair-it.com/front-load-washer.htmlIf your GE front load washer has a door latch problem such as the door will not lock or... You should always use HE detergent on any front load washer. ... manually unlocking the door and pouring cold water into the tub then start a new cycle.GE Front Load Washer Service modewww.appliance-repair-it.com/GE-front-load-washer.html

Jan 28, 2016 | GE Washing Machines

1 Answer

Kenmore washer Model 110, Serial No. 27602690 won't spin


If wash cycle operates and water drains as should before spin indicates motor spinning. Chances are bad timer If your a real fixer you can remove timer control from panel check and clean all contacts internally making sure none are stuck closed . (Have had 3 110s in my time).not easy but can be done or buy new about 150$ reassemble and check operation.

Mar 28, 2013 | GE WBSR3140DW Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Bra wire stuck inside washer between drums - WSSH300GWW


If you are unable to remove the wires from inside using needle nose pliers, then my advise is to call in a professional. Taking out the inner tub on a front load machine is involved, and you open yourself up to several potential leaks as well as bearing damage.

May 04, 2009 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

GE front load washer WSSH300GWW moves in spin cycle


the machine is off level. open up your installation guide, and it will provide instructions on how to properly level the machine.

if you have any questions, feel free to email me at thadoggma420@hotmail.com

Jan 22, 2009 | General Electric WSSH300G Front Load...

1 Answer

I have a GE brand new washing machine WSSH300GWW, great front loader machine, as soon as I turned it on, I could barely hear it, loved it. But as soon as it went through its spin cycle, wow. I thought my...


First thing is to make sure all of the shipping (brackets, bolts, straps, etc) have been removed.
Do FULL loads, NO partial (small) loads, these machines do NOT like small loads.
Where is the washer? Basement, first floor, second floor. Basement is the ideal place, on a concrete floor. If not, does the dryer shake when the washer does or is it just the washer? If the dryer does, the it could be the floor, not re-enforced enough. If all else fails call for service since it is NEW, but chances are the servicer will say what I just said.

Jan 07, 2009 | Neff W5340X0 Washer

1 Answer

CONTROL LOCK and Can't start the GE front load washer - WSSH300GWW


Try buttons "dry" & "spin" together for a few seconds. This is the child lock display.

Or press "end of cycle" for over 5 seconds.

Or press "options & select" till the light goes off.

Works for other machines..............And please rate me if helped

May 23, 2008 | GE WSXH208A Front Load Washer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Washing Machines Logo

Related Topics:

264 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Washing Machines Experts

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8147 Answers

Richard Roth
Richard Roth

Level 3 Expert

9472 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Are you a Washing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...