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GLTF2940 My washer goes through all cycles but won't spin

No spin cycle.

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  • stenznishi Feb 14, 2009

    My washer fills, washes and rinses, but it does not go through the spin cycle to ring out the clothes. What is the problem?

  • 1peggy Feb 16, 2009

    My washer will do every part of the cycle except spin. When it's time to spin the timer just shuts off. I've had this for less than 4 years.

  • nynicyoung Feb 17, 2009


    1. my font loader will go through all cycles but will not drain/spin. the timer beeps but it never did the drain/spin cycle. please help what do i need to buy to fix it e-mail nynicyoung@gmail.com

  • lvgheat Feb 22, 2009

    I replaced the control board and it still doesn't spin. I was told to check all wiring connections. 

  • joseinoxnard May 11, 2010

    how do u get to the door lock assembly?

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I had the same problem with my washer. Frigidaire model GLTF2940ES1. It's a front load. Now I'm not the type to stare at it and then call the repair man, I hate spending more money on something when it already costs an arm and a leg just to buy one. So I started digging around, I pulled the thing apart and looked at this and that. It would go through the cycles just fine, except it wouldn't do the fast spin. So, while pulling panels off, I noticed an envelope taped to the inside of the washer. It was the "Washer Tech Data Sheet" and in it, it will tell you how to get the error code from your washer and then basically tell you whats wrong with it. On models with an LCD display, you push any button to "wake" your machine up,then you push START and PAUSE/CANCEL simultaneously, and after a few seconds an error code will display. Mine was E47. With E47, your board thinks the door PTC circuit is open during spin. It then says to Remove door lock assembly and measure the resistance of the PTO. This I don't know how to do, and I don't know (yet) what PTO stands for. But, this all boils down to your door lock assembly. For the "corrections" part it says to do the following...first, replace the door lock assembly, you can do this yourself, but you have to take off the top panel of the washer. Then, look down and you can see it, it has 3 wires, disconnect them and pull it out. Buy a new one, and put it in. really easy. BUT, if this doesn't fix your problem them chances are its a defective control board. And that, I don't know how to fix. (yet).

Posted on Mar 01, 2009

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SOURCE: Frigidaire Gallery Series GLTF2940 front load

check the belt make sure it is still contected.
if that is good you may have a faulty door lock

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SOURCE: washer won't into spin cycle, goes threw all

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