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I have a 6 year old GE Profile washer that is not spinning or or agitating. I tried resetting motor and it worked then stopped. GE technician came out and used his computer which showed motor reset.

Water drains but only hear humming.

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Need a model but sounds like you may need a motor

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SOURCE: GE Profile top load washer

that is one of the worst placed for any appliance..storage when not used regularly corrison set in parts tend to stick and rust forms when it usually doesn't suspect break/clutch is binding from sort of build up may try letting it go through complete cycle without a load and normal fill ..a long enough high speed spin may free up and remove some of the buildup simply by friction if that fails may need to call service

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SOURCE: ge profile washer WPSR3100W1WW won't agitate

I see this pretty regular. You have a bad transmission. This is very common with the older GE's. To replace the transmission will run around $340 / $400. Not sure about your area. Just be glad you got this much use out of it, you are one of the very few that have. From 1998 till 2007 I owned my on repair company where I did GE's warranty work in my area for them. During that time period. When I found a GE washer under warranty doing what you are describing. GE would warranty the whole machine. They would have me destroy the machine after I would deliver the customer a band new one. GE knows they had a bad transmission and it cost them a lot of money. It was cheaper for them to replace the washer than have me repair it. The transmission list price was $298.00 back then. A word of advice, when you replace it. Buy a Whirlpool, Kenmore, Maytag. These brands hold up the best. I have the least service calls for Whirlpool and Kenmore. Both are made by the same people. Kenmore is made for Sears. Good Luck.
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wig wag relay needs replaced

Posted on Mar 08, 2010

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SOURCE: GE top load Profile washer. Spin cycle not

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Posted on Jun 12, 2010

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SOURCE: My GE profile top load

Hello & Welcome to FixYa

The problem is with the pressure switch located inside the control board that has gone bad and needs replacement. Pressure switch(water level switch) controls the water pressure, as it overflowed earlier so it indicates that the pressure switch has gone bad and the water inlet valve seems to be working fine. Please get back to me with its model# if you have any other questions.

Kevin

Posted on Jun 09, 2011

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