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My washer don't spin. all other cycles is good. belt look good also.

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No spin, or lite spin try these:

Using a multi meter check for continuity the door switch, which when bad may not allow agitation or spin. The lid switch assembly can fail either mechanically or electrically.

Check the clutch, brake assembly and transmission, one way to check for slipping is to get under the machine after a spin cycle ( this is if u get a lil spin but not much leaving clothes still wet) mix in a spray bottle a lil water and some dish detergent, then spray it on the clutch assembly ( the metal round pc. Connected to the tranny) if it sizzles and steams up then u know its bad and slipping. Another way to check clutch if u get no spin at all? Is to take it out and use ur hand to try and turn the inner spring assembly pushing it around the inside? If its very easy, it BAD should be hard to push by hand.


Next check the motor coupler which engages the tub and tranny to the motor. ( if its bad u usually get no wash or spin or very little of either)

Next check for a loose, worn or broken belt if belt driven.

On some front load models u may need to check the STATOR assembly.
The stator is essentially one half of a motor, it interacts with the tub by creating a strong electro-magnet. If the stator burns out the washer won't spin or agitate. Check the stator for continuity. This part is often misdiagnosed.

Sometimes a no spin machine can be due to a plugged waterpump hose or obstructed water pump propeller. Check these by eye and hand.




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SOURCE: Fridgidaire Washer has a loud knocking noise during spin cycle.

You need to replace your washer, the Inner tub Spider broke.. I repaired mine, With me doing the labour, $285 just for the part alone. plus about 3 to 4 hours labour.

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SOURCE: the spin cycle does not always spin clothes dry. how do I tighten belt?

check relays and main fuction switch

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SOURCE: wont spin how do i open to see the belts

is it a direct drive moter?

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if it spins slowly but atleast spins? You may have a slipping clutch, bad brake assembly or if belt driven a loose or worn belt. maybe even a worn down motor coupler

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I have a GE Top Load washer model # EWA 5600G. The washer idiot light indicates the washer is in the wash mode, however nothing is happening, tub is full of water, but no adigation....motor is not...


Hello, welcome to FixYa.

I understand based on your post you have a GE topload washer, model EWA5600G, correct ?

The most common problem which manifest in the manner you've described is the lid switch. I don't know what you've done aside from what you mentioned, "Tub spins freely, belt is on, motor is not running." but I'd suggest checking the switch.

The motor should only come on in the spin cycle if no water is present...if it is indeed full of water and ready to cycle then it will come on as well.

If you do not have motor action present at anytime no matter where the cycle is, I'd be suspicious of the lid switch. Have you tried by-passing the lid switch and testing it in spin ?

As you can see there are many possible scenario's that may prevent the motor from operating, a timer, a lid switch, a pressure switch and of course the motor itself. That's getting ahead of things though.

Let me know what results from by-passing the lid switch and perhaps that will get us moving forward again. Good luck.

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