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How do i remove top or front cover on GE washer

The washer is only 4 yrs old easy care fabric top load

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2 clips 1 one each upper corner about 3 ins in use putty knife to release clips pull panel forward at top and lift off

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I am looking to buy a used Frigidaire GLWS1233AS2 Top Load Washer and GLER331AS2 . They are supposed to be 3 years old. Are they good machines or do they have lots of problems?


Mine is 10 yrs old and I am just now having a problem. Clothes are too damp after last spin cycle. Hopefully, I'll get an answer here soon. Another problem I noticed a few months after I got it, with this model, is the fabric softener dispenser on top of the agitator. You have to remove it every single time and clean it. I added a little water to it before adding fabric softener and thought that would help to stretch the cleaning to maybe once or twice a week. Don't do it! I started to smell mildew and found out why. The agitator shaft that this dispenser sits on was caked with old fabric softener. I just use the blue Downey ball now. The fabric dispenser stinks but I have had 10 yrs of good washing.

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How it works: Late model Ge top loading washer


The late model top loading GE washer is much different than it's original models that were so much more dependable than these newer ones are. To access the innards you must forst remove the front panel. Older models had the top pop up first but these newer models have the top bolted down. To get the top up you must first remove the front panel by using downward force on the top between the tiop and the front panel. It is not easy even for eperienced techs but cuss it a minute and it will come off. Once it is off you will notice the washer has an elecetric pump. Strings and junk get into this pump. It is easy to take apart and cleanup. The tub is suspended on 4 rods and the lateral movement is kept in check by 4 rubber cord mounted to the top called bungies. The motor and tranny can easily be accessed by removing the tub from the washer. After disconecting the power cable and pump the tub lifts out. Not all GE washers use the same motor or the same transmission method. Some do not even have a tranny. I have some GE washer service manuals.


GE front access late model washer





on Dec 13, 2010 | Washing Machines

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Got a decimal point in the minutes and is not starting and is counting in sec not mins front loading washer ge adora 4-5 yrs old


What is the model number that is posted on the machine? On the model number that is posted above I do not see in the database that it has a LED display readout.

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Have to replace door lock #8182634 and need instruction on how to take the old part off


Hello,

This article shows step by step photo instructions on how to replace the door boot seal of a common GE brand front load washing machine.

The washing machine in this example is the GE and the door boot seal
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  • Phillips head screw driver
  • small socket wrench
  • 7mm socket
  • replacement door boot seal
  • lots and lots of patience

  1. replace-front-load-washing-machine-1.1-120x120.jpg remove dispenser Unplug washing machine and remove dispenser.
  2. replace-front-load-washing-machine-1.2-120x120.jpg Remove lower front cover by removing 3 screws holding it on bottom. Remove lower front cover by removing 3 screws holding it on bottom.
  3. replace-front-load-washing-machine-1.3-120x120.jpg Remove screws connecting top control panel to front of washer. Remove screws connecting top control panel to front of washer.
  4. replace-front-load-washing-machine-1.4-120x120.jpg Completely remove control panel from front panel. Remove 3 screws holding top panel on back of machine and slide cover back approximately 1 inch and lift off.
    Completely remove control panel from front panel.
  5. replace-front-load-washing-machine-1.5-120x120.jpg Use bungie cord to tie back control panel. Use bungie cord to tie back control panel.

  6. replace-front-load-washing-machine-1.6-120x120.jpg 'Pop' off the tension spring being careful not to bend or break it. Feel for the tension spring which tightens the door boot seal onto the front panel.
    'Pop' off the tension spring being careful not to bend or break it.
  7. replace-front-load-washing-machine-1.7-120x120.jpg pull the right-hand side of the seal tight to reveal the inner tension ring holding the seal onto the inner part of the washer. With tension spring removed, pull door boot seal away from front panel.
    On GE models, pull the right-hand side of the seal tight to reveal the inner tension ring holding the seal onto the inner part of the washer.
  8. replace-front-load-washing-machine-1.8-120x120.jpg remove inner tension ring IMPORTANT: Use a short stem philips head (such as a Husky No. 2 x 1-1/2 In. Phillips Screwdriver) to loosen the inner tension ring via its clamp screw.
    NOTE: you may have to remove the front panel to gain access to the tension ring. If that is the case, remove the front panel by removing the screws positioned at each corner (four screws total). On some models you may have to first remove a lower-front panel to gain access to the bottom two screws of the main front panel.

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The fabric softener is nto being used in the cycle. We put fabric softener in the apprpriate hole and it is still there after the cycle is complete.


The old top loaders would say "use diluted fabric softner" on the dispenser. Yours may not say anything, but this is an easy fix.

Jun 21, 2010 | GE WSXH208A Front Load Washer

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Drips from center of front cover when filling at 3-4 inches


after carefully reading this, the leak is at the machines water valves, or from them to hose to tub.

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How do you remove an agitator from a ge washing machine. I removed the fabric softener dispensor, but there is a clear plastic cover underneath that cannot be removed.


Well, first we have to determine if it is a Whirlpool washer or a GE washer, as they are quite different. I'm going to assume its a Whirlpool. When you remove the fabric softener dispenser from the center of the agitator, there is an opaque plastic cover under that. It must be removed to reveal the agitator retaining bolt underneath it. They can be quite hard to get out sometimes, you just have to be persistent. If you break it, it is replaceable as a separate part, part number W10074580.

Apr 25, 2009 | Whirlpool Ultimate Care II LSQ9549L Top...

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Removing cover assembly on GE top load washer


Is your washer a GE Profile Harmony? Do you want to know how to take the top off or the top of the agitor (pulsator)? The top of the washer has four screws in the back top behind the screen once you unscrew them the front of the washer has two clips one on each side and you have to kinda tap it with your palm to get them to pop.

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GE top load washer


As I have not received a response, I'm assuming these hints have taken care of your problem. If you have any more troubles, feel free to drop me a note back.

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Need to remove top cover of GE WPXQ3090T2WW top load washer


There should be 2 screws holding it on at the rear. Looking from the rear these will be at each top corner. Once these are removed push the lid from the front of the machine towards the rear and it will pop off.

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