Question about GE WBSR3140DW Top Load Washer
We had our GE washer serviced a couple of years ago. The service tech replaced the clutch system with the new clutchless motor relay and capacitor. Worked great for a couple of years. Last week the machine stopped spinning or agitating. I have replaced the motor, relay and capacitor. Now the relay is just sitting flashing like a christmas light on crack. It was doing this before replacing the relay. I have verified the wiring is correct on the relay.
Running out of ideas here. Any one have another suggestion?
Thanks in advance for your assistance.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: GE Washer Spin Cycle Problem
gnarly, do you have the updated motor, harness and start cap? If it goes into spin and does this chunk a chunka chunka bit. Take a meter to the white and white/red wire going to the motor. If you have a steady 120V, replace the motor with the new kit. What the motor is doing is jogging between high to low speed. Catriver..post back.
Posted on Oct 18, 2006
SOURCE: Kenmore 80 series won't spin
If it is draining then the motor is turning the pump so it is ok.
This washer has no belt so that is not the problem.
Remove the cabinet and bypass the lid switch wires and put into a spin. Watch the clutch to see if it is turning. If the clutch housing is not turning and you know for sure the coupler is not broken then you need a new transmission. If the clutch housing is turning but the basket is not spinning you have something binding the basket or you need a new basket drive and clutch.
If you have only looked at the coupler from underneath you may not be able to tell if it is broken in the center. If it is broken again your transmission is not staying in neutral drain until the water is drained. That means it is going into spin with full load of clothes and water. This puts a lot of pressure on the coupler and causes them to fail prematurely. If this is the case you will need a new transmission.
Post back if you have any questions.
Posted on Nov 05, 2007
SOURCE: Drain pump/motor not draining.
actually it sounds like there was or is something in the water pump (like a string or metal underwire from a bra). before replacing the water pump i would look inside it and check for foreign objects.
some pictures borrowed from fixitnow.com, allpar.com, applianceaid.com and repairclinic.com
let me know if you get stuck
Posted on Jul 30, 2008
SOURCE: GE washer won't agitate or spin
un plug the machine , wait 30 sec. plug back in , open and close the lid completly 5 times with in 30 sec. if the problem is just needing to be reset this will do it if not you need to replace the motor
Posted on Jan 21, 2009
This is the electronic washer. Unplug for two minutes, plugin then open and close lid 7 times. This will reset motor. Also make sure belt is not broken.
Posted on Jun 12, 2009
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