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Need to put in a mode shifter coil for a ge washer how do I do that

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SOURCE: Mode Shifter Coil- How to check

it should read between o and 70ohms. if the light flashes 4 times it is out

Posted on May 19, 2009

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Washer fills and gives two beeps, then nothing. It wont spin at all but the coil shows 60 ohm resistance.


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When my GE WPRE6100G1WT top load washer is performing normal agitation, there's a load banging noise. I was told it may be the Mode Shifter gone bad. I've checked the counter weight, balance rods, bel


Yup, it's the mode shifter. You're going to need to change out the shaft and modes shifter assembly, along with replacing the tub seal.

You can get all of that with this kit:
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That style of washer has a transmission tube called the "mode shifter" part#WH38X10017 It has a small electrical solenoid that is supposed to shift from the agitate to spin functions... The problem happens when the entire tub remains engaged for the agitation stroke. So you would see the entire tub moving like just the agitator would normally... That causes larger than normal waves that crest and come out the back left over flow tube. You probably need to replace the mode shifter.
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I have a ge profile washer. Can't get it to spin. Even when run thru diagnostics. 70 +- resistance when i check the shifter mode. Is seems like it is out of synch. Starts to agitate as soon as i start...


The pressure switch tube is full of mildew, remove the front panel, locate the clear tube to the left of the tub, remove and clear the tub. Once you clean it blow in the tube to make sure it is clear. You sur here a little click in the control panel. Good luck, here to help. GE authorized

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Hello,

That problem with your washer sounds like its the mode shifter solonoid,To check it use a multimeter set to ohms and measure for appx. 98 ohms on that solonoid coil.

What you can try first though is to reset the motor control baord and that remedies so many troubles with the Hydrowave washer. This tip i wrote will tell ya how to reset the motor board.
http://www1.fixya.com/support/r10292912-will_ge_hotpiont_top_load_washer_not


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GE washer. New belt, motor worked one cycle. On second run, all works but no motor running at all. 4 flashes on pc board. Try to reset with 6 hood open in 12 secs. but not sure hood switch works. How...


Hello,

The error code E4 (4 flashes of teh light) means the the shifter coil is open..the shifter coil is part of the mode shaft..to repair that the mode shaft would need to be replaced...the mode shaft is in the center of the tub its what the agitator and the inner tub connect to and would require disassambly of just about the entire washer to replace it.

As far a s testing the lid switch with a ohm meter its just a matter of determining via the wiring diagram in the control panel and find the 2 wires on it and where the connect to (sorry dont remember off hand what two wires they are) to test it when the lid is closed on those 2 wires should have continuty with ZERO omhs resistiance and when the lid is open the that circuit should be opened

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Greetings,

This washer has a defrctive motor. I have seen them flash all different times and each time..its been the motor..i just went on one that blinked four times and said the shifter coil was defective, but checking the coil was fine...of coarse, it could be something else, but in my experience with these..its usually been the motor...Bruce Denton

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It is located on top of the motor and shifts into high gear for spin.
They will go bad and need to be replaced.

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Mode Shifter Coil- How to check


it should read between o and 70ohms. if the light flashes 4 times it is out

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