Question about GE WBSR3140DW Top Load Washer
my parents in law had their tempered glass lid on their GE Profile washer shatter, when they weren't even using it. GE coughed up a replacement lid, but didn't come to the party for the installation. Can someone please advise us on how we can safely install the new lid ourselves? We don't want to force it and risk shattering the replacement. Thank you very much.
It sound like you have a blocked pump. Remove the pump from the machine and check where do you have this clogged, inside the pump or in one of the pipes connected to it. Good luck!
Posted on Aug 16, 2007
I see this pretty regular. You have a bad transmission. This is very common with the older GE's. To replace the transmission will run around $340 / $400. Not sure about your area. Just be glad you got this much use out of it, you are one of the very few that have. From 1998 till 2007 I owned my on repair company where I did GE's warranty work in my area for them. During that time period. When I found a GE washer under warranty doing what you are describing. GE would warranty the whole machine. They would have me destroy the machine after I would deliver the customer a band new one. GE knows they had a bad transmission and it cost them a lot of money. It was cheaper for them to replace the washer than have me repair it. The transmission list price was $298.00 back then. A word of advice, when you replace it. Buy a Whirlpool, Kenmore, Maytag. These brands hold up the best. I have the least service calls for Whirlpool and Kenmore. Both are made by the same people. Kenmore is made for Sears. Good Luck.
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Posted on Aug 21, 2009
It is under warrenty call the store where you bought it and have them look at it. If you mess with it it will void your warrenty, belt may not be working or transmisson may not be shifting. The house call will be at no charge.
Posted on Sep 10, 2009
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Hello, this is usually the door seal, most machine incorporate a one piece combined door seal and outer drum seal(often just called a DOOR GASKET), the door seal are put in on the front panel first in the factory, then the drum assembly is put in and the seal pushed over the outer drum. This means a lot of stripping down has to be done just to replace the drum to the door seal.
Posted on Jun 14, 2010
Tips for a great answer:
make sure to test the lid switch assembly, you can jump it to test it. If the
lid switch and motor is also fine then the control board should be replaced.
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