Question about GE WBSR3140DW Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Frustrated with washer

I have no problem washing on a low cycle BUT as soon as I wash on a full cycle load the water just keeps running and running and it is like
it is not triggering some kind of censor,but as soon as I switch it on the low cycle it washes

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.


    An expert who has answered 20 questions.


    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.


    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 64 Answers
Re: frustrated with washer

Sounds like the water level sensor is faulty on the 'high level' setting. If you disconnect the sensor & blow & suck up the small pipe, you should hear 2, or maybe 3 clicks as the internal switces operate, if you dont hear the clicks, this could be the problem

Posted on Oct 24, 2007

Add Your Answer

0 characters

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add


3 Points

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Cold water won't stop before rinse cycle

if it fails to stop running only at the rinse part of the cycle it is probably in the timer as the solenoid valve has to cut the water off when the washer fills for the wash cycle too. fills for wash cycle and cuts off water, washes and drains, refills for rinse cycle and water just keeps running? does this every time you run it? that's in the timer. bad solenoid (water inlet valve) would keep running even on wash fill up. hope this helps.

Feb 25, 2014 | LG WM2688H Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Washer sticks on wash cycle; runs continuosly on spin cycle

That sounds like you have one of them fancy water saving outfits with a diverter valve that dumps the pump water continuosly over the clothes. Weirdest washer I ever saw. Could be the solenoid that opens the drain pump has failed. Don't know too much about em but I do have the service manual. Post your model number for a more precise answer. Whirlpool Catalyst washer manual

Apr 24, 2010 | Kenmore 24032\24036 Top Load Washer

4 Answers

My clothes have a musty smell after being washed

run a wash load (no clothes) with 2 cups of Clorox brand bleach and use hot water, that should help.

Nov 13, 2009 | Kenmore Oasis HE 27082 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Face Clothes and Towels are smelling bad after being washed and dried in my Kenmore HE3 washer and dryer. Have tried running an empty cycle with bleach only, washed small loads with hot water, pre-wash and...

Try running an empty heavy duty wash cycle with a pint of vinegar added to the water, run wash cycle for two or three minutes then turn the machine off for thirty minutes then restart and let finish the full wash cycle

Aug 02, 2009 | Maytag EPIC MFW9700S Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Washing machine won't complete cycle

If it is a hot and cold fill washer, yes, then it could be a hot water problem related to the valve, or the water supply., if it is cold fill only, then the problem is elsewhere.
Pleas rate my solutikon.

May 13, 2009 | Whirlpool AWM5125/1 Front Load Washer

2 Answers

Water keeps draining LG WF-561SPP top loader

If the cycle does not stop draining that is usually because of a faulty membrane switch that controls the water level in your appliance.
The faulty sensor cause the machine to think that there is still water inside, even when water has drained completely.

Apr 02, 2009 | LG WM3677HW 3.7 cu.ft. Front Load Washer...

1 Answer

Washing machine

full of sudsy soap after cycle complete, no water ???sounds as if your using the wrong detergent, youll NEED to use an HE detergent (low sudsing)specifically designed for use with front loading washers

Oct 29, 2008 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Washer will not drain after wash cycle or the spin cycle

check to see if your pump is slightly plugged with a sock or ?

Your top loader should pump out in about a minute and a half when totally full of water.

Aug 11, 2008 | Whirlpool GSC9455 Top Load Washer

Not finding what you are looking for?
GE WBSR3140DW Top Load Washer Logo

Related Topics:

30 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top GE Washing Machines Experts

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8147 Answers

Richard Roth
Richard Roth

Level 3 Expert

9472 Answers

Tim Whalen

Level 3 Expert

3056 Answers

Are you a GE Washing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides