Question about GE Washing Machines
Runs through all cycles fills drains agitates but will not spin. I have by passed the lid switch with a jumper to check if that was the problem but it still will not spin?
Hello, your problem is going to be with the lids switch, in this machine it is going to be a magnetic contact. You can confirm this my pulling the front panel off and accessing the wireing to the lids switch, If you have electrical knowledge bypass the lid switch using a wire nut and run the machine. If all is ok make sure you relpace the lid switch since it is there for a reason. If you have any other questions or concerns please feel free to comment again. Good Luck!!!
Posted on Jul 19, 2009
SOURCE: doesnt agitate or spin.
Mine is 1 1/2 years old and this worked for me
unplug from power for at least 30 seconds
turn the dial to spin but don't pull out
plug back in to power and open and shut completely so switch is engaged solidly 11 times in 15 seconds.
pull out knob to turn on
This should clear a error code.
hope it helps!
Posted on Jul 30, 2009
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Posted on Dec 02, 2009
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Posted on Jun 12, 2010
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Posted on Jul 06, 2010
The problem is the agitator coupler (about $ 7.00) simply pull straight up on the agitator - Give it a good tug. take the one bolt holding the coupler off - pull straight off. Replace the coupler and bolt (they are sold together). Line the agitator lines up with the coupler lines - when they line up it should go all the way down and snap back into place. and your done.
Posted on Oct 02, 2010
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