Question about GE WJSR2070B Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Washer fills and drains repeatedly

When I start my washer it fills about half way and then drains and then immediately refills so that it is constantly running water but never getting full enough to start washing clothes. Anyone know how to fix this?

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 247 Answers

Have a look at the routing of your drain hose. It sounds a bit as if: a. The highest point of the hose isn't high enough (you normally want to aim for about 3 feet off the ground) - so that water starts draining from the machine before it is finished filling. and b. There isn't an effective air break or anti-siphon valve where the drain hose goes into the domestic drainage system - so that once the machine starts to drain by itself, it continues until empty. A.

Posted on Jun 07, 2007

  • Alastair Macleod
    Alastair Macleod Jun 07, 2007

    After a moment's further thought, before attempting the above have a listen to the machine while it's misbehaving.

    My earlier recommendation only really applies if you can't hear the drain pump switching on and off in time to the filling and emptying.

    A.

×

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Washer wont fill but work fine through all other cycles.


My washer will not fill with water to the level that I set it on the panel.

Dec 14, 2013 | GE WBSE2090A Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Washer fills then drains immediately


Motor plug faulty. Remove and check for burnt wires.

Dec 08, 2013 | Zanussi ZWF1430W Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Washer stops by itself, have to press start continuously


I would check the inverter on top of the motor. The flashin led light is a code the code legend is on the wiring schematics behind the control panel

May 07, 2010 | GE WBSE3120B Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Washer fills up with water than immediately the water drains to half full. Any idea what causes this?


HI. The drain hose might be too low, thus, creating a siphoning effect. Make sure the drain hose is at least three feet above the floor.This should correct the issue.

Nov 30, 2009 | GE Washing Machines

2 Answers

Washer fills up to the right point, but as soon as wash cycle started, water starts draining and the machine will stop to refill again, then drain again...repeats this pattern over and over. Pls, advise


Sounds familiar. Is this a HE front load Style washer.? If so, are you useing the HE detergent. What is sounds like is that the machine is sensing too much suds in the pressure switch and its gonna repeat doing that unitl it fells that the suds are gone. I would find your pressure switch and try blowing into it and start it up again. If it keeps doing that, then change your pressure switch. I belive these stlye washers have a sud sensor in the pressure switch. Like i said, if its the HE front load style washers. If your not useing HE detergent, you must, becaused in the long run, your tub bearin will go bad and then youll have a load washer. Look for detergents with a small "he" sysmble..thos are the ones you need to use for these type of washers....hopefuly this helps

Jul 31, 2009 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

Washer continuously filling/emptying


Your drain hose from the washer is in your household drain line too far, should not be any further in the drain line than 7 inches

Mar 23, 2009 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

Top loaing washer fills then mostly empties repeatedly


Check you drain line. It may be too low or the air gap is blocked at the drain pipe.
A test is remove the drain pipe from the wall drain. Hold it up high and turn the washer on to fill.
If it fills and stops, then starts agitation. Repair the drain hose.

Mar 23, 2009 | Kenmore Washing Machines

2 Answers

Hotpoint washer fills begins to agitate then refills continously.


Very likely your drain hose is set too low. You can solve this with a standpipe or a kit called a siphon break.

Dec 31, 2008 | Hotpoint VBSR3100GWW Top Load Washer

1 Answer

LAV3600AAW Maytag Top Loading Washer


check your house drain make sure it is above water line in tub

Nov 30, 2007 | Maytag SAV5710 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Het3 elite


remove the bottom panel below tha door. youll see the drain pump in the center,fronr of washer. there is a black hose going from the pump to the bottom of the tub. remove that hose. at the end of the hose there is a plastic ball that is supposed to seal the end of the hose. more than likely there is lint build up on the ball or around where the ball seal. clean the ball and the hose and reinstall. you should be fine after that

Nov 27, 2007 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

Not finding what you are looking for?
GE WJSR2070B Top Load Washer Logo

275 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top GE Washing Machines Experts

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

Marvin
Marvin

Level 3 Expert

82322 Answers

geapptech

Level 2 Expert

153 Answers

Are you a GE Washing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...