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My GE front loader washing machine won't drain the water out. Most times clothes are sopping wet when it 'beeps' as if done with the cycle, while still showing 18 minutes left, yet the machine 'beeps' and the door unlocks leaving soaking wet clothes, sometimes with large amounts of suds on them. Thanks for any help!

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It appears your timer/main controller/CCU or pressure switch has failed in this instance.

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PartSelect has a great schematic database for locating the part on your unit and great "testimonials" for each part that often times includes HOW-TO information.
RepairClinic has pictures of each part they sell and also a great how-to and troubleshooting for basic repairs.


If your unit has never been serviced - there should still be an original service manual enclosed in plastic taped to the inside of the shell.
In the service manual are Error codes, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting steps you can follow.


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If you think you want to tackle the repair - and have gotten stuck on a step - reply to your question and I will be glad to help you out.




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