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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.

Posted on Sep 05, 2009

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Remove the front panel. Observe the motor flashes.
The motor blinks on and off all the time.
It blinks faster when running.
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Once yall have the front panel removed yall will notice the motor has a green blinking light on it.
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