Question about GE WBSR3140DW Top Load Washer
When first hooked up after long storage, it would not spin, my son gave the drum a few helping turns and that seemed to do the trick. next two wash cycles went fine but that was it, then it wouldnt agitate, I gave it a helping hand and it agitated for the wash but then wouldnt spin and in rinse cycle it wouldnt agitate or spin. Now it will only run water in and out. It doesnt make any strange noises and there are no smells or leaks. In the agitate part of wash the drum seems to be locked but in spin you are able to turn drum but not easily.
Hi, There are capacitors that give an initial boost to start the motor moving and these tend to go bad from sitting for long periods, that's why you could give it an assist and it would work, you are providing the extra boost. Helping it though causes other problems, like belt and voltage control problems, so that is not a good idea. You should have it looked at if you are not electrically or mechanically inclined. Best of luck to you!
Posted on Feb 13, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
May 08, 2011 | Kenmore 22422 Top Load Washer
Mar 02, 2011 | Whirlpool 3.2 cu. ft. Plus Washer
Feb 01, 2011 | Washing Machines
Jun 28, 2010 | Washing Machines
Jun 24, 2010 | GE Profile Prodigy WPSE4200A
Jan 13, 2010 | Washing Machines
Oct 26, 2009 | Maytag MAT13MN Top Load Washer
Oct 13, 2009 | Washing Machines
Sep 27, 2009 | Baumatic MEGAWDSS Front Load Washer /...
Sep 05, 2009 | Baumatic MEGAWDSS Front Load Washer /...
57 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: