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Washer making clicking noise when attempting to agitate

My washer is making a clicking noise when attempting to agitate. The lights in my home flicker/dim at the same time. I had a repairman come to the house who adjusted the clutch but the problem persists. He then indicated that it may need a transmission, however my husband thinks there could be an electrical relay problem of some sort. Does anyone know of anything that could cause this problem other than a very expensive transmission?
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Rachel

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Zoobs, you could have something stuck under the agitator. The agitator will pull straight off. Grip it on each side and pull up hard, but don't hit yourself in the face. If that don't work, try slipping a belt under it and pull. Check for something caught under it. Another possibility could be the nylon suspension rod socket supports in the back. They will make a noise during agitation if they are dry. Put a little 3 in 1 oil to quite them down. Take the front panel off and check the pulley and belt, see if anything is out of whack. I also often find the motor support hitting the bottom panel during agitation making noise. Take the front panel off and observe during agitation. See if the support is striking the bottom. If so, just bend the bottom panel down. Catriver..post back.

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1) Most GE appliances have service manuals. By the manual because it will save you the repair services for the life of the machine. 2) I am not familiar with the GE Profile, so I don't know if it has dial knobs, or control panels. Any way, your problems seem like the timer unit is the problem. If it has dial knobs, the timer costs about US$100 - $150. The control panel circuit probably costs that much. You can buy the service manual and parts from Sears or parts services

Posted on Aug 20, 2007

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We had our gasket tear as well. Called 6 different online vendors to find this part, WH08X10022, and finally found it at helpfulitem.com. I spoke with Mike who was great in helping me find the part and shipped out very quickly, from Lubbock, TX. to northern Arkansas. Replacement of the part took approximately 30 minutes and now we're back to washing clothes.


I do believe we'll be ordering a spare part just to keep on hand. With four kids, it is quite possible that we'll have it ripped again.

Posted on Feb 27, 2008

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