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Ge top load won't spin but it will drain

The belt at the bottom is not broken

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Yes,most likely the lid switch,but have seen in rare cases the pressure switch hose from the tub to the pressure can be partially plugged up with soap residue and not letting the units pressure switch start the spin cycle,remove the hose on one end and make sure the tub side isnt blocked by blowing into the end of the hose,then remove the other end of the hose and blow into the hose and make sure the pressure switch clicks as in changing positions

Posted on Apr 28, 2013

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SOURCE: GE top loading washer does not spin out water

The belt could be broken, if not. Unplug washer for 2 minutes, plug back in, open and close lid 7 times, this should reset electronic motor.

Posted on Jun 12, 2009

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SOURCE: Does Not Spin in Any Setting, But Does Drain and Agitate Properly

Sounds you may have a lid switch problem.

Posted on Feb 13, 2008

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SOURCE: does not agitate or spin

Let me make sure I hear your symtoms right..

The washer fills...sound like the motor is running but it doesn't agitate or spin.. then when it tries to drain it bascially gravity feeds out until there is no longer enough water to force it out?

Sounds like the belt is off, or broken.. I am not all that familiar with your model, but I think most GE's are belt drive.

If it were the agitator coupler, the washer would probably still drain..

Pull the front cover off of the washer, you will see the belt and pulleys, make sure it is A: still on the pulleys, and B: tight.

If not, loosen the four bolts on the moter, put the belt on and then slide the motor towards the rear to tighten it.. then tighten the four bolts. They may simply have not tightened the bolts on the motor from factory and the motor slid back loosening the drive belt.

GOOD LUCK!!!

Posted on Jun 20, 2009

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SOURCE: GE top load washer will drain but not spin

you both need to have the switch replaced or you can open top of washer and combine the lid switches wires together as a bypass and electrical tape

the lid switches are put in the washers to keep kids from opening the washer machine this is automatic shut down

for xenazoe

you require this part for your washer
Part Number: WH12X10065
SWITCH PRESSURE

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Posted on Jun 13, 2008

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SOURCE: GE Profile WPRE6100G Top Load Washer

The most likely cause of your problem is the lid switch.

Posted on Oct 27, 2008

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