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  • Anonymous Jan 24, 2009

    my machine will not spin or drain . I tried putting it on the rinse and spin cycle and it filled with water but wouldnt come off the rinse cycle. i did remove the three screws and white cap to empty the tub but when i put it all back together the same thing happens. please help.

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2009

    My GE frontload washer cannot finish the cycle. The "estimated time remaining" counts down to one minute, then will constantly rinse and spin for hours, all the while showing one minute remaining. I turn off the power and remove wet clothes. The drain plug and filter are clean and empty.

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2009

    MY WASHER IS STOPPING WHEN IT HAS 19 MINS LEFT AND I HIT START BUT WHEN DONE IT LEAVES MY CLOTHES VERY WET AND THERE IS A SMELLY SMELL IN THE WASHER WHAT COULD THIS BE?

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2009

    My GE is a WBVH6240FWW and is doing the exact same thing as the post of March 15th. It counts down to one minute and then drains forever. Most of the time the clothes are wet. I also had a torn gasket within the first few months. This is the worst choice I could have made for my new front loader washer and dryer.

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2009

    I have the same problem. My washer is only 2 years old. It won't spin out the water but the washing cycle seems to work.

  • pjacksonk1 Apr 01, 2009

    I have the same problem as well. The spin works great but it is not draining out the water on the final rinse and the clothes are soaked. Sometimes it will stop mid cycle with 19-20 minutes left and I will walk by and have to hit start again. Anyone have theirs fixed yet to know what the problem might be??

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Unscrew the botom front panel,behind that you will see a lint trap,with the power off,and unplugged,place lot of towels on floor at this trap,unscrew slowly,as water will exscape,trap will pull out with plug,clean trap,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,trap is about 1.5 inches round,it located at bottom right side of my machine,,,,,,,,,good luck

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Go to: Repairclinic.com

You'll need make & model #.

Posted on Nov 16, 2008

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THANK YOU. for those of you with a screw driver, here are the photos on how to.

It takes a philips screw driver and 20 minutes. The white screws may not align perfectly but don't worry, just get them to go back in the hole(no harm done).

I'm going to admit it was my wife that found this fix, so now I give the step by step photos.

[IMG]http://i26.tinypic.com/23upff6.jpg[/IMG]
Small white screws (3 in total)
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cover "falls" off
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Unscrew the lint trap (turn to the left)return when clean to hand tight
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Bob's your uncle and a freebee for CMKX'rs.

Hub and wife team.

Posted on Apr 15, 2008

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this is something that you can fix even if your not a technical person . first you have to open the washing machine front panel or back panel , second , follow the DRAIN HOSE to where its connected to a little motor, disconnect the DRAIN HOSE , take the LITTLE MOTOR out and clean it out , it could be clogged.
it happen once and find out the person put the BATH RUG SET
to wash , the rug was so old that pieces of a rubber underneath the rugs clogged the drain , so there was no rinse and no spin.
try it , I hope it helps.

Posted on Apr 16, 2008

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