My ge washer will not spin with almost any amount of clothes in it. i hold the lid switch down to help it start spinning with almost no clothes inside. it seems the last time i did this , i pulled upwards on the agitator it seemed to want to spin on its own
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Re: washer won't spin
You may not have received any response because you have used Kenmore 22622 category instead of posting with GE and the GE model #.
Regardless - you might remove the back panel of the machine and with adequate light peer inside and look for a belt.
If your machine is belt driven, it may need a replacement if it has stretched beyond the limits imposed by any tensioner.
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Check door switch: If
the lid switch is bad it will not drain or spin. Try this test: With lid open
let it finish wash cycle. Press lid switch down with screwdriver. Washer should begin draining.
Release switch. Motor should stop. Press
switch a second time. Washer should
start spinning as it continues to drain. If motor doesn't come on while lid
switch is pressed, replace the switch.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q942xn_2VXY Click if helped.
Check the washer lid safety switch . Sounds like it is a simple switch for when you close the lid it allows to spin only when lid is closed. It is a safety switch for spinning to not operated if lid is open durring spinning cycle. It's maybe a 20 dollar part and easy install.
when you say will spin,you ither mean with out clothes .or tries to spin slowly with clothes in it because the water would slow it down.because it spins the lid switch is fine and so are all electrical parts but the pump.check its opperation its ither blocked or nolonger working. may God bless your efforts,tom
Your hand probably won't depress the lid switch far enough to actuate it. Use a pencil, pen or old toothbrush handle to press the switch down and see if spin starts. If it starts, the lid actuator is likely broken or out of alignment.