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GWL11 completely Dead------blows main fuse when rinse starts

I replaced the on-board fuse with a in-line fuse and holder 6 amp...fuse blows in 3 seconds when rinse cycle starts.

I suspect a bad motor.....any advice on this?

Washer is 3 years old.


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This is a poorly made machine with flaws that are never ending.My advice to you is save time and manly aggravation and get rid of this washer.

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