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GE top load washer will fill, but won't drain, spin, or agitate

My approximately 15 year old top load GE washer will fill with water but it won't do anything else. It does not make the clicking noise for it to go over to the next part of the cycle either. Does anyone have any ideas of what this could be or a ballpark of how much it could run me to repair, or even if it is worth it to repair rather than purchasing a new machine? Thanks

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  • mdurand Dec 18, 2008

    WasherMD, thanks so much for trying to diagnose my problem. I actually had a GE guy come out yesterday and sadly, it was the motor instead of the lid switch. I wish so much that it had been the lid switch lol. Now shopping for a new washer, not fun right before the holidays!

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Sounds to me like its just a lid switch issue. The washer needs to know that the lid is shut beforeit will advance. A model # would help. Its a basic fix and shouldnt be too expensive. Certinly chepaer than a new one. Hope that helps. Dave www.washermd.com

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