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Loud cliunking noise in beginning of spin then won't spin

My washer make a loud clunking noise in the beginning of spin cycle, then it stops spinning. the belt moves slow and motor make the clunking, the tub stops spinning.

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  • harleycat Jan 11, 2008

    this seems to be a common problem for this machine. I would love to know how the others fixed the problem. There is nothing in there. I have found that there is a problem with the motors on these machines. But how do you tell if its the motor, the clutch, transmission, .............. Its the motor itself that clunking. I have it out and plugged back in on the floor, it jerks and clunks. so now the problem is the replacement motor doesnt wire up the same, (GE discountinued the original motor)

  • harleycat Jan 11, 2008

    it was easy. I took the motor out, plug the wires back in. and pushed the washer button to start a load, and it filled up and tried to spin. The blogs I was reading suggested transmission and clutch. And the motor replacement is a motor with a clutch assembly unit. And I was looking at the picture of the transmission unit, which isn't the problem. I'm guessing the board might need to be replaced, or the motor, but I don't know which one. they are both expensive. I love my washer, its only about 4 years old. DETAILED APPLIANCE ILLUSTRATION
    Washing Machine - Top Load GE Style wjse3110A0ww

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    Loud noise while spinning

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    Washer makes a loud noise when in the spin cycles

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    purchased on 2001
    model #23812100

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2014

    washer wont spin

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I have a wjse3110a0ww top loader. The problem is that it starts to go into the spin cycle and slowly begans to sezie. What could be the problem?

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Get a flashlight and see if a foreign object has fallen down through one of the tub holes and is jamming the tub you have to look real close

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  • robert samples Jan 11, 2008

    well harleycat its a direct drive systems for one thing they don't have transmissions or clutches there are two motors one is ac one is dc both are produced by Frigidaire for ge im curious how you have the motor wired up with out the mcu or taco generator connected is it jumping and clunking on start up or all the time and in spin mode should reach 800 rpm ive check the factory service bulletins and at this time have found no problems reported with the motors but hang with us and well see if we can puzzle it out if need be ill contact ge technical and see what they say ok i consider this washer to be one of the best on the market have one myself for ten years now hang with us ill get an answer

  • robert samples Jan 11, 2008

    ooops sorry guys i thought we was dealing with a front loader boy is my face red sorry look harley go here and enter model number then continue on the next page on parts select select the system you want to see then continue when page comes up click select show diagram will give you a blue print of the system yes there is a tranny yes there is a clutch its my bad man ive dealt with too many in the past week i guess over 320 different appliances on site ill get back with you when i finish with the front loader heres the site http://www3.sears.com/

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