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Frigidaire front loader washing machine won't spin...

I have a GLTF2940ES3 front loader. It is a bit over a year old. Today we went to take the clothes out and they were soaked. We tried running drain/spin, rinse/spin...nothing. It does everything except the high speed spin. Water drains fine..."whirring" noise when it should be spinning....we tried lessening the load too, and nothing. Please help!?!?!? I have a GLTF2940ES3 front loader. It is a little over a year old. Today we went to take the clothes out and they were soaked. We tried running drain/spin, rinse/spin...nothing. It does everything except the high speed spin. Water drains fine..."whirring" noise when it should be spinning....we tried lessening the load too, and nothing. Please help!!!!!!!!! Frigidaire front loader washing machine won't spin.
Clothes are soaked at end of cycle.

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  • kkkkkkkkk Jan 20, 2009

    everything works except it won't spin. done all the troubleshooting the manuel said to do. help, i can't afford an expensive repair

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It appears your timer/main controller/CCU has failed in this instance.

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If your unit has never been serviced - there should still be an original service manual enclosed in plastic taped to the inside of the shell.
In the service manual are Error codes, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting steps you can follow.


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Posted on Oct 01, 2010

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just had my frigidaire fronter loader repaired,,try the door switch ...mines wouldnt spin clothes were soaked did everything else fine... what may have happen is when the spin cycle is ready to do its part it double checks to see if door is locked but with a bad switch it sends the wrong signal and computer this the door is open so it shuts off....well gl mines is running got lots of laundry to do,.,,,hope this helps

Posted on Sep 24, 2008

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i have the same problem o with this machine, technician came in and replace computer board and motor, for nothing after installing these 2 parts he found that the problem is the lock...as was described by frigidaire technical support.

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