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Drain problem in GE WBSE2090A washer

Water is not fully drained from the washer after spin, and I think it causes bad smell inside the washer. I do not see water within washering basket. But I can definitely say there is quite amount of water under the basket after the cycle, which I can't see but I can hear when I shake the machine around. What should I do?

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Re: drain problem in GE WBSE2090A washer

Hello, if you washer is not or isn't fully draining that sounds like something might be in the pump.Icheck for any hose blockage as well.If there is a bad smell that might be dirt or a peice of clothing or anything. so my suggestion is to check your drainage hose, the pump or maybe try even to syphan out the pump which means put the drainage hose in a bucket lower than the washer or your drainage is higher than the washer. good luck...

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Is it SUE or SUD code?
Sud SUDS LOCK (Overdose of detergent detected during the wash cycle) The motor control unit senses a suds lock condition by analyzing the current draw on the drive motor. If "Sud" is displayed a potential suds lock is detected. This may signify a bad pump, an extra heavy load, excessive detergent, or excessive suds.

Potential Causes

• If too much detergent was used, run the unit through a Rinse/ Spin cycle then a Normal cycle without adding any detergent. This should clear the unit of the excess detergent.
• Check the drain hose and make sure it is not plugged or kinked
• Check Wire Harness connections to the Drain Pump, Pressure Switch, and Central Control Unit (CCU)
• Check / Clean Drain Pump Filter of foreign objects
• Check Drain Pump
• Check the Pressure Switch
• Check CCU

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Washer won't spin

Good Day,
Your washing machine is fully automatic?
the washing cycle is normal?
if yes do the same maybe it will help you.
for the fully automatic washing machine mostly have drain pump, please check the filter of your drain pump, how? remove the cup of your drain pump like a ordinary cup, screw it clock wise or counter clock wise.
Remove drain pump filter and clean it, some hair pins, cotton buds or coins or any small item that coz of clog up.
if your washing machine dont have drain pump ,but fully automatic check the drain motor if running or not? how? open the back cover for top loader washing machine only, select spin cycle and press start to see the drain motor running? the drain motor is like a small box with small wire to pull the lever of the drain to remove water inside, if the motor running or pull the lever of the water pipe but water still inside the washing machine, remove the drain cup or cover and clean it or check if have coin or cloth inside that coz of clog or water stuck,
if the drain pump or drain motor is weak this is will cause and long time draining or totally not running the drain pump or drain motor and its cause of totally stop the cycle of washing machine in rinse time or spin time, because all fully automatic washing machine, after washing cycle the drain pump or drain motor must be on, to remove water before start the next cycle. rinse or spin cycle.

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What dose oe mean on the display and it makes a grinding noise when it drains the water i think

Drain error: Not fully drained in 10 minutes. Causes: Drain hose too high. objects in pump, drain hose kinked, drain hose air locked, bad control.

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Water runs but doesn't fill tub and wont spin if put on spin cycl

The water-level switch regulates your washer's fill volume. This switch is usually a diaphragm device with a small, clear tube attached between the switch and the bottom of the washer's outer tub. As the water level in the tub increases, the pressure on the air in the tube increases. When the pressure reaches a certain level, it activates the switch, shuts off the water, and signals the timer to begin the agitate cycle. If the switch is defective, it may prematurely signal the water to shut off. If so, you probably need to replace the water-level switch.

Jan 09, 2010 | GE WBSE2090A Top Load Washer

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Washer still has lots of water in it at the end of the spin cycle. Also, we notice bad oder each time the washer is used. Are these related? How do I fix this problem?

The most common problem is the water pump is malfunctioning and not allowing the water to drain all the way out, if the machine sits over a week the water turns sour and smells bad. so check that the pump is not plugged up and check that the pipe from the pump is not plugged up. if hose is not plugged up and the belt on the pump is tightened up it could still be a bad water pump so I suggest you replace it. Also with a water hose push water threw the drain pipe in the wall to see if the pipe is plugged, it should take full water hose pressure without a problem, if it backs up then you have a plugged drain pipe. remove the drain pipe form the hole in the wall and push hose onto the water hose put washer on spin and have other end off the hose bib, watch the water flow as it pumps water out of the spin cycle if the water does not come out fast than you have a bad pump or a bad water pump belt. since it won't drain all the way this will cause the water to smell sour.

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motor coupling is the problem. You have two one for the motor and one for the transmission one of these are broke.It does agitate doesn't it?

Sep 03, 2009 | GE WBSE2090A Top Load Washer

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GE top load Washer won't stop filling or spinning

Remove the plastic hose from the water level switch and blow through it until it flows freely.
If it does not clear this way. Remove the front panel.putty knife needed.
Remove the water level tube from the tub and clean out the gunk.
Reconnect it to the water level switch.
Set the machine to spin and run it.
Reset water level control and try your machine.

Feb 04, 2009 | GE WBSE2090A Top Load Washer

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I have a washing machine that won't drain or spin

Take the hoses off the back of the machine and clean out the screen inside where the hoses where attached. Also check both ends of the hoses to make sure there are no screened hose washers there which need to be cleaned or replaced. If all clear, a new water inlet valve may be needed, but most likely it is just the screens in the inlet valve.

Dec 01, 2008 | GE WBSE2090A Top Load Washer

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WHDSR209D Washer

if you have a rubber smell that means that the belt is burning through. Several problems can be the case.
1 bearing of the drum ( check if it turns freely if so the bearing is ok)\
2 the belt is worn and need to be replaced.
3 carbon brushes in motor are worn
4 bearing in motor is gone

open the backside of the machine and check belt.
think that is your problem

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GE Washer overfilled, now won't spin

Could possibly be that the water level switch in the console has gone bad.  Sometimes the small hose that connects the basket and the switch can come off, causing the overfill.  Sounds like maybe the water switch has gone bad though if I were to guess at it.  If it goes bad, it will send the timer a signal that its full, when its not.  Could also be a bad timer, but that only happens on rare occasions, but it does happen.  Let me know how it goes or if you need break down instructions, etc.  Jim

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