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It could be the belt , mine did that and it was the belt or it could be your hose that drains water and puts water into it might be clogged up .

Posted on Jan 21, 2013

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SOURCE: WASHER KEEPS STOPPING DURING CYCLE need to pause and restart x's

i would remove hte bottom access panel (3 screws across the lower front) o fmachine. form there you will gain acess to the "button trap" its a clean out for the pump assembly, sounds as if there is a something clogging the drain there fore preventing washer form high speed spin. beaware when the plug is removed there will be a bunch of water behind so be prepared with some towells, ( i use a kitchen plastic bag to collect water and any other gunk that may come through

Posted on Dec 09, 2008

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SOURCE: GE washing macine stops during the wash cycle

This is exactly what my machine was doing, as well. I fixed it by cleaning out the filter in front of the water pump.

Searching here, I found that you can remove the lower front panel (three screws along the bottom edge is all it takes) to get to the filter. With the panel removed, you'll see a round white plastic cover (about 3-4 inches diameter) that screws out. Get a bucket under the cover to catch the water that's in it (could be 2 quarts or more) and unscrew the cover.

The cover pulls out, revealing that is actually a screw-in plastic strainer. I found tons of coins, broken pens, paper clips, etc. in mine when I did this. A lot will be deep inside the black rubber hose that connects this filter housing to the washer drum. You can rake the stuff out with a bent wire clothes hanger. Shaking the black hose will help hurry the junk along and out of your machine. Screw the cover back on after the clean out and your machine should go back to normal.

Thinking about it, front loaders will have lots of small items flushed into the pump compared to top loaders. Coins you alway found in the bottom of the drum in a top loader, they all wind up in the filter of a front loader. And once it slow the drainage to a crawl the machine will shut down multiple times when it can't drain the water out completely, and it will never step up to it's max spin speed with all that water still in the drum.

Posted on Nov 30, 2009

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SOURCE: keep stopping pausing

If you leave the machine to itself, will it go through the whole wash satisfactorily? If it does, then the start and stop is designed into it. What it is doing is stopping and reversing the washing action. That is so the clothes will not wind up in a long rope shape, like the winding up of a towel like you use to do to a towel to snap your bother or sister in the showers or at the pool. It UNWINDS the load... It goes a few turns one way, then pauses, then a few turns the other way and pauses. Hope this helps..... 2529817.gif

Posted on Dec 01, 2009

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SOURCE: Goes into Pause mode during Delicate cycle. Model

Did you ever get this fixed? mine is doing the same thing

Posted on Jan 02, 2011

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SOURCE: It keeps on pausing during the cycles, what do I

It sounds like your Door Switch assembly may be faulty. During the cycles, the machine thinks the door is open, so it pauses the cycle.
Can you hear the machine drain? If not, this could be a Drain Pump problem, or Drain filter problem. You will need to remove the panel to access the Drain pump at the bottom of the machine. Remove the Drain pump hoses and clear them out. Make sure your Drain pump is also clear and turns freely.
Does the machine's drum spin? If not, you may have a Motor or Motor control board problem.

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with door closed 8.8
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with door closed 8.9
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E37 "Sensing" circuit of anti-boiling pressure switch 2 faulty --- Cycle blocked
with door closed 8.11
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with door closed 8.19
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closed (after 5 attempts) 8.20
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WASHER KEEPS STOPPING DURING CYCLE need to pause and restart x's


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