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Washer does not spin even though water fill and drain properly. Water level presure swith working properly. How do you cehck the capacitor and the motor to make there is power get to each part. Washer is a GE top load cloth washer WSB312

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This could be something not related to the electronics. The motor has a coupling that connects the output shaft to the transmission. If you can, check below the washing machine using a flashlight. If there is black rubber dust below the machine, that bushing needs to be replaced. It is worn out...The part is about $20 to $25 depending on where you purchase it.

To replace the coupling, drain the washer, then unplug the power. Tilt it back, then remove the motor to inspect the coupling. You can easily replace the coupling by removing the motor. There are two metal retainers that can easily be snapped loose using a large screwdriver. Pull the motor away from the transmission housing, then remove the existing coupling and install the new coupling.

Once it is in place, clip the motor back in place, tilt the washing machine back down, plug it back in, and VOILA! You are in business!

Good luck!


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