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GE Spacemaker No Spin

I have a GE Spacemaker washing machine model WSKS2060W1WH. It works works perfectly until it reaches spin cycle. It drains after wash and then when the spin is suppose to kick in I just hear a 'loud click' and the drum starts to turn but stops right away. I thought the brake was stuck on, but I know it is releasing as I can watch it from the back side. The brake releases and then just re-engages. So just for grins I thought I would take the spring off the brake to see if it would work for whatever reason, and it still just gives me a 'loud click', like a contact on a relay is bad? Am I getting close to the solution? Where is this relay located to see if I can fix it? Or is it even a relay problem? What part am I looking for? This problem will occur whether you use normal wash cycle or just manually turn the dial to 'spin' selection. I hope someone can help me as I really need this going right away. Thank you in advance for your help. Gary

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The washer has carbon brushes on the motor if these are low the drum will not spin it needs these carbons to make contact with the motor

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Yes, you are getting close to the solution. the loud click may be an over-current relay that is sensing above normal current leading to the high speed winding of the motor. unplug the motor and test the motor for shorting. also check wiring for chafing to chassis. if all above ok, then do a "dry test" by unplugging motor and running machine with voltmeter on motor plug...are you getting correct voltage to drive motor?

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