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Ge washing machine model wip4013srw how to fix the problem

Above machine wip4013srw washing machine heard also sometime like continue sound may be buzzer or any electric noise just on the machime and water supply either doesnot stop if stop doesnot comes and in fuzzy or slect cycle it stoped before spinning even i put off water supply mannualy by closing tap so where is fault in timmer or any where other place pl intimate me the machine is roufly 5-8 years old and electronic not manually rotating knobs also advise how the system works as at the bottam of machime one mechanical pulley is attached with string is possible fault fault there or in top electronic cck pl reply in detail and obliged thanks

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How do you clean the washing machine. Mine smells and needs to be cleaned. I was told to pull out the agitator but that is impossible it seems.

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Unidentified buzzing noise in top loader machines is often due to a jammed or seized drain pump, especially if the pump has its own motor - sometimes just opening the front of the pump (usually under a panel at the base of the front, possibly behind a small - 3-4 inch - panel to one side or other) will clear it. behind the pump cover will be a sealed plug or similar, usually needs a half turn to undo. small pieces of wood or plastic sometimes are the cause, and may be "floating" on the drum side of the drain pump so may not be visible immediately. Make sure the machine is unplugged and check with your fingers to see if the pump blades rotate freely - they will have some resistance, but should not feel like you are pressing against something solid. If you still have the manual for the machine, somewhere you would expect to find detailed instructions for a user to clear the pump - it is not usually a difficult or complicated job however some machines have a very different drain system. You may have a certain amount of water comes out over the floor - this is normal. On an optimistic note, many of these machines are still functioning after more than five years with no problems, so it is likely to be minor. If you suspect the electronic control to be the reason for the problem, it may just be that it will not continue a cycle without properly draining, even if the drum appears to be draining adequately - check the drain pump. The pulley attached with string is slightly unusual - perhaps this is as a result of an old bodged repair and needs to be resecured - without more detail or a photo this is hard to say. Best solution for that would be if you could find a similar machine, possibly in a second-hand shop and ask to look at the base to see if there is anything obviously different with your machine.

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