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GE Washer Drum fell off

I have a GE top loading Washer that drum fell off during the spin cycle. I had a unbalance load..Is this problem easy to fix?

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  • shantam4114 Jan 23, 2009

    I think this is the same problem that I have.

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SOURCE: GE WCVH6260 Front Load Washer

thank you ...thank you...thank you. i never knew that there was a filter..as ge manuel says nothing about that. got 2.75 in change, a few rusted screws and assorted other **** out of it. runs like new

Posted on Nov 27, 2008

SOURCE: washing machine drum is very wobbly

* General tips
* Balance the load
* Level the machine
* Inspect the water pump for a blockage
* Inspect the coupling
* Inspect the transmission
* Adjust the drive belt tension
* Check the motor bearings
* Check the drum brakes

The above are possibly the general remedies for this problem.But possible if the problem still persists after this, possibly the drum bearings might have been damaged during the previous heavy vibrations.Please do post comments.Will be glad to help you out.Good luck.

Posted on Jan 16, 2009

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SOURCE: GE Profile Washer leaking underneath during spin cycle

its your outer tub it has a hole in it

Posted on May 13, 2009

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SOURCE: GE WCVH6260 Front Load Washer

I removed the three screws, and lower cover cleaned the few pennies, screws and nasty gunk build up from the filter. The wash machine seems to function as it did prior to the clogged issue. Thank you everyone !!!

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SOURCE: GE top loading washer does not spin out water

The belt could be broken, if not. Unplug washer for 2 minutes, plug back in, open and close lid 7 times, this should reset electronic motor.

Posted on Jun 12, 2009

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GE GTWN5050M0WS top loader Washer, during the spin cycle the tub itself will not spin, but the bottom center piece will? Any ideas? Thanks


Call in an engineer. We had the same trouble and it was the clutch in the bottom of the drum. Takes about 20 minutes to fix.

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Unbalance load???

When in spinning cycle, does your drum start shaking violently and hitting the washer outer walls. Out of balance load.....

Is your machine on level floor. Does it have a play on legs while sitting doing nothing???

Happens for every load, then may be your washer shocks and/or top coil springs have come out or broken..

Or machine drum counter weights broken and drum going out of balance.

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The UE error code is nothing to worry about. It indicates an "unbalanced error"¬-your washer's way of saying that the drum is not spinning is a smooth rotation. It could be as simple as rearranging the load in the drum (click image for zoom). Here's why:

1) Small loads. Your washer operates better when the weight of the load is evenly distributed across the drum, but that is not always possible with small loads.
2) Mixed fabric loads. For example, if you're washing jeans and t-shirts, the jeans could be on one side and the t-shirts on the other, causing the unbalance. Try rearranging the items and spin again.
3) Large single items. Items like sheets, blankets and comforters tend not to spread out evenly, causing unbalance when the drum spins. Rearrange the item and start the spin cycle over.
4) Spin Sense Option. If your washer has the Spin Sense Option, it may try to adjust the load on its own. If that happens, the washer would slow down and tumble a few times slowly during the spin cycle and then speed up until the problem is resolved.

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if you look inside at the top of the inner drum there are two big springs and a bamper at the bottom if any of the springs have snaped or just fell off there not holding the drum up and this is why it makes all that noise
its best to get it fixed as fast as you can as when its spinning the drum is wacking about inside your washer and its going to smash its self to bits as well as rip all the water pipes and wireing off as well?????
its an easy fix if you can do it?????

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open the door, hold the top of the drum and lift it up, if it has any free lift in it the bearings are going, now spin the drum by hand and you should here the rumble off the bearings

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During the spin cycle, the drum seems to spin off the axis slightly causing a very loud banging noise as it makes contact with other parts of the machine. Is that an easy fix?


it sounds like you drum support or spider as it is called may be cracked or your bearings are shot the fix is time consuming and will take patience as you dismantle make sure you take note where all parts fit if you are not confident call a reputable repairer cheers

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Usually this is due to either the drum support breaking or the back bearing being bad-neither easy to fix- or worth it. Try lifting the drum up and down, if it moves up and down they are bad. I see this a lot, and the price of repair isn't worth it. Craig

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Sounds like the suspension for the drum is having problems - there are usually springs holding the drum up and acting as shocks - one of the springs may have come off during an unbalanced load.

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if when in the wash cycle the tub spins then the brake in the cluch assembly is worn and to be replaced. this holds the tub from moving when in the wash cycle. thanks tallpaul

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