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Simpson front loader door won't release

Door won't release. have tried spin and drain but still won't release. keeps sitting on no spin

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: GE front loader will not drain or final spin.

I had the same problem with mine about 10 months ago. It seemed that the washer would take forever to wash a load. Every time we went to check the remaining time, it seemed that it never changed. This went on for about a week. We discovered that the washer was not draining properly. After we took it apart, we discovered that a sock, along with some other items, had managed to find its way into the drain pipe. Once we removed the stoppage, and cleaned out the gunked up piping, everything worked well. If we could only find a permanent solution to the ripping door gasket (I have to buy one today; it's the 4th one!!!!).

BTW - I contacted GE about the problem, via email and phone, and they were clueless and not very helpful.

Posted on Apr 14, 2008

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SOURCE: Front Loader Frigidaire will not drain model no. LTF530FSO

check to make sure all hoses are not clogged - our washer hose before the pump was clogged due to washing a rug that had deteriorating rubber backing - would not drain until I flushed out the hose that goes from the tub t the pump.

Posted on May 01, 2008

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replace the door lock switch

Posted on May 06, 2008

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SOURCE: GE front loader does not go into final fast spin

I am not a repair professional. I am just a 78 year old man who has been making his own repairs for about 50 years. It sounds like you may have a slipping (loose or stretched) v-belt. See if you can get the back off and look for a way to tighten the belt. This is a frequent problem. The built in a way to tighten the belt.

Posted on Nov 24, 2009

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SOURCE: front loader frigidaire wont spin or drain final

in the bottom panel theres a coin trap

Posted on Feb 06, 2010

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Motor Coupling If the washer won't spin or agitate the motor coupling might have failed. The motor coupling connects the motor to the washer transmission. It is designed to fail if the washer is overloaded in order to protect both the motor and transmission.

Drive Belt If the washer won't spin or agitate, check the drive belt. If the belt is broken or if it isn't tight on the pulleys the washer won't spin or agitate properly.

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Stator Assembly If the washer won't spin or agitate the stator assembly might be burned out. The stator is essentially one half of a motor, it interacts with the tub by creating a strong electro-magnet. If the stator burns out the washer won't spin or agitate. Check the stator for continuity. This part is often misdiagnosed.

Door or Lid Latch Assembly If the washer won't spin or agitate the lid switch assembly might be defective. This is a very common problem. The lid switch assembly can fail either mechanically or electrically. Test any electrical switches with an Ohm meter for continuity. The switches should have continuity according to their design.

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Motor Control Board If the washer won't spin or agitate the motor control board might be defective. The motor control board provides power to the motor as well as direction and force. If the motor control board is defective the washer may not work at all or function properly.
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