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Will not drain or spin

Makes buzzing noise when in spin cycle does not spin fast or drain

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Re: will not drain or spin

Sorry to say I think you burnt out your pump. Same thing happened to me a few weeks ago - I thoroughly cleaned the pump & lint trap and all it would do is sit there, buzz and get real hot. I had to order a new one on-line (range of $100 to $200 with Sears being the highest). I am PO's ad GE because cleaning the lint trap is definitely a user maintainable task and they have absolutely no word about it in the manual. An obvious ploy to drive service and parts (pumps) revenue.

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Re: will not drain or spin

There is another posted problem similar to this one if you look at GE front-loading washers.  I can tell you right now, though, that we just cleaned the filter (had the same problem as you) and everything is working perfectly now.  The bottom panel (on the front) of your washer comes off by removing 3 screws.  Our filter was full of lint, change, barrettes, etc.  I would highly recommend looking for that other post (has more information) or trying to clean the filter.  Hope this helps!

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