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Won't spin GE Model #WJRE5500G0WW won't spin goes thur all cycles but will not spin MOD#WJRE5500G0WW. My machine won't spin. It drains fine and agitates but won't spin. I've also checked the lid closure is good. Am I looking at replacing a motor?

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  • suzihernande Jun 01, 2009

    Took hose off and ran through sink....no clog, so reattached. Took entire machine apart and put back together, now machine will not agitate nor spin?

  • suzihernande Jun 04, 2009

    The machine is plugged in and the front cover is off. There is no flashing light on the motor. This leads me to believe the motor is gone.

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Take the front panel off by using a putty knife to push in on the two clips at the top edge of the front panel. Now, pull the thin tube off from the left front side of the outer tub. Cut off about 1.5 inches of it and replace. Test. This tube tends to plug up right there. It's really best to just clean it out, as if the problem reoccurs, you will soon run out of tubing. I usually see this problem with machines which rarely, if ever, see regular liquid bleach used. To prevent this from happening again, fill machine to the lowest water level, using the hot water, and several cups of bleach (no clothes) and run a cycle through a couple times a year. Make sure to rinse machine before using with clothes again.

Posted on May 30, 2009

  • Carl Schulzetenberg
    Carl Schulzetenberg Jun 01, 2009

    When your washer is plugged in, with the front panel off, look at the top right side of the motor (just under the top cover ). You should see a green light which flashes. Tell me how many flashes, and if they are fast or slow.

  • Carl Schulzetenberg
    Carl Schulzetenberg Jun 04, 2009

    When you look at the motor, the C2 connector (the one on the left side) should have 120 volt across terminal 3 to terminal 5 at all times when the washer is plugged in. Can you check that?
    Note: the blinking green light I'm looking for is located a bit up and to the right side of the C2 connector on the motor, just under the cover, near the front of the motor.

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Hi,

You just do this

  • Test the lid switch
  • Inspect the motor coupler
  • Inspect the drover belt (belt drive only)
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  • Test the motor
  • Inspect the pulley
  • Test the transmission
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  • Inspect the pump coupling
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Good luck !!!

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This should clear a error code.

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