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Locked rotor! The motor will not engage at all. It will only fill and drain the machine. Above the motor on the board there is a green light that flashes 6 times. In the electrical manual it indicates a locked rotor. How do I unlock the rotor?

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    Dana Newcombe May 11, 2010

    While the machine is empty and unplugged, have someone tip the machine to one side and reach under with a flashlight. Look around the transmision for any metal filings. If you do see them then it's time for a new tranny or machine.

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Turn the belt by hand and see if that frees the motor. GE is known for bad motors on the units made in the last two years.

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