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Will not wash!!

When I turn the knob to set my GE washer and pull it out to start it water starts coming in for about 3 seconds then the washing machine clicks off. Please help!

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  • chris Jan 10, 2012

    Might be timer

  • kevin Jun 23, 2013

    Bad timer. Try different cycle

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Dangercart82,

I would recommend starting off by trying a different cycle. Change the dial to the spin cylce, or a different type (perm press, normal, knits) and see if it has the same problem.

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Posted on May 09, 2008

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I pull the knob to do a regular wash and nothing happens, no water no agitation. However, when I turn the knob to rinse it that works. This suddenly happened, was working before. Is it the knob?


Rinse on most washers is cold water your wash cycles can be cold hot and even warm. Problem You may have is a bad water feed valve Or Timer and possible bad wire harness at motor to timer
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if water starts to fill then change washer temp if washer has this.
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Check the water both hot and cold that it is turned on;at faucet.
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Have Error Code E20 - won't drain. How do I approach?



The diagnostic test is used to check individual component function only. TO START THE TEST: • Turn the Program Knob to the start position, Spin Only. • Press Start/Pause to start the cycle and save it. • Press Cancel to stop the cycle and turn off the LEDs. • Press Cancel again to turn on the LEDs. • Within 5 seconds, press and hold the Options and Start/Pause buttons until LEDs start sequentially chasing, then release buttons. 1. All the LEDs will sequentially light. Pressing a button below a light cluster will light all the LEDs in that cluster at one time to confirm functionality. 2. Turn the program knob (1) click clockwise from the start position. The hot water solenoid will activate and hot water should enter through the detergent compartment. 3. Turn the program knob (2) clicks from the start position. The bleach water solenoid will activate and cold water should enter through the bleach compartment. 4. Turn the program knob (3) clicks from the start position. The bleach and the wash water solenoids will activate and cold water should enter through the softener compartment. 5. Turn the program knob (4) clicks from the start position. The door lock solenoid will deactivate and the loading door can be opened.When the door is opened, the drum light should turn on. 6. Turn the program knob (5) clicks from the start position. The washer will fill and tumble. Once tumbling has started, the Boost Heater (if so equipped) will turn on. 7. Turn the program knob (6) clicks from the start position. The drain pump & door lock solenoid will activate and the washer will operate in high spin. 8. Turn the program knob (7) clicks from the start position. The control will signal the last error code. Exiting Diagnostic Mode There are two options for exiting theDiagnosticTestmode and returning the washer to normal operation: a) Unplug the power cord, wait 5-8 seconds, then reconnect the power cord OR b) Turn the program knob clockwise 2 or 3 clicks after the start position. Press Options and Start/Pause buttons together for a few seconds until wash cycle LEDs appear.

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Washing pauses and does not start until button pushed even when empty. Does not drain properly. Clothes are still soaked after spin. I can hear the water running into drain. This washer is 4 years old.


Turn off the power and the water to the washing machine.
Below the front door, there is panel. At the bottom of the panel there are 3 screws that hold the panel to the frame of the GE washer.
Remove these screws. It is not easy to remove these screws. Use WD40 - let it sit for a few hours and use a plier/screw driver and turn the screw anti-clockwise to unscrew.

Once the panel comes off, you will find a round white knob. remember the position of the filter knob. Make sure you have rags/bucket/tray under this knob. Turn the knob anti-clockwise and remove it slow and pull it out. This filter may be clogged with lint and 'goo'. Clean it and put it back in. Make sure the filter is back in. Do not tighten it.

Assemble the panel with the screws. Coat the screw with vaseline so that they do not rust.

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What is the capicity of a GE WWA7600S washer


Here is the user's manual:

http://genet.geappliances.com/DocSearch/pdf/49-9810.PDF

They never talk about weight or capacity other than

Setting the Controls

Use the Suggested Fabric and Cycle Settings guide ~ Select Rinse Temperature.

to help you make the proper selections.

~ Select Wash Spin Speed.

~ Push Cycle Selector knob in and turn clockwise to

your selected wash setting. If you wish to change setting

~ Select Water Level. ~ Pull Cycle Selector knob + START out to start the washer.

SMALL: Washer is less than 1/3 full of clothes.

MEDIUM: Between 1/3 and 1/2 full.

LARGE: Between 1/2 and 2/3 full.


This washer will pretty much take anything you can throw at it. It was a competetor of the Maytag large capacity washers. As long as you follow the loading guide above you are not going to hurt it.


Thanks for choosing FixYa,

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When I turn the knob and set the type of wash I want. I then pull the knob (which starts the cycle). It should start filling with water. It does nothing at all.It's a pretty new machine.


Your inlet water solenoid could be faulty or you can take off the inlet hose and see if the gauze filter is blocked with something coming through the water line. PS dont forget to turn off the water first!!!

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My ge hydro wash washer model WHDSR316G1WW will not spin or agitate. It did this same thing a couple of months after I bouht it, the serviceman said the belt was off. I've checked the belt and it seems to...


for model: WHDSR316G1WW General Electric Washing Machine

Unplug the machine at least 30 seconds
Turn the dial to the spin cycle, but do NOT pull it out yet.
Plug the machine back in and then lift and close the lid 11 times within 15 seconds and finally pull the knob to start the washer on spin cycle.

This should clear the error code.

GE service 1-800-626-2000 (option 3)

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Replace the knob...The teeth on the back of it have broken.

Dec 01, 2008 | GE WBSR3140DW Top Load Washer

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How do you reset the washer?


I have a GE WBSR3000GWS Model and it stopped spinning at one point as well. My service guy came out and did the procedure below and reset it with in minutes.

How to Reset your GE Washer :
1. Turn the dial like your going to wash a load but do not pull the knob.

2. Unplug the washer from the wall and wait for 30 seconds.

3. Plug the washer back into the wall.

4. Lift the lid 5 times to at least 6 inches high. Open/Close within 15 secs.

5. Pause… You should here a click. If you do not, then repeat 1 – 5 again.

6. Insert a towel or garment into the washer and then pull knob to start the wash cycle.

7. Check the wash cycle to make sure the washer is agiating and spinning during its cycle.

GE Answer Center : 1-800-626-2000 opt 3 - for more information
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Jun 20, 2008 | GE WBSR3140DW Top Load Washer

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