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The magnet is not working on my lid in ge washing machine wbsr314og1ww

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SOURCE: GE washing machine, wont spin

Same problem (but without any smell). You should try to reset the two computer boards in the washer. You do this by 1) unplugging machine and wait for 30 secs; 2) plug in machine; and 3) open and fully close the lid at least 5 times. This resets computer boards, which can get messed up by power surges, etc.

Posted on Sep 04, 2008

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Check to see if the motor is spinning the belt. If the motor is not spinning, check to make sure there are not loose or broken wires. you can use a mutli-tester or ohmmeter/voltmeter to check any relays and fuses. If all fuses and relays are good, check to see if there is power coming from power supply to motor. If there is power, the motor is bad, if there is not power, the power supply may be bad.

Posted on Jun 15, 2009

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if ther was a power surge or power went out machine needs to be reset unplug for 1 minute then replug unit in and open lid 6 times in 12 seconds it should reset . that is what i had to do with mine

Posted on Jun 26, 2009

SOURCE: When the installer tested my newly purchased GE

Hi, open lid , look carefully there's a slot where you can activate switch, use something none metalic, like pen and press to activate.

Posted on Aug 02, 2009

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SOURCE: My washing machine will not spin...

I would replace the belt first. It is easy to change and if you are smelling a burning smell, it is the belt burning. You may have other issues but if the belt is burning we know you need that. To change the belt you will need to remove the front of the washer. You will need to insert a small flat screwdriver under the front lip of the washer. The front top left and the front top right, you will simply push the screwdriver into the clip to release the front. The belt will be easily changed by reaching under the motor and around the pulley. This is one of the easiest belts to change. Give it a try and call if you need help. Good luck.
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Posted on Feb 10, 2010

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