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My washer starts spinning then stops. what can i do to fix it? its a GE s3200y1ww

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I have the same washer. For me, the lid switch assembly was bent and was no longer being triggered by the lid strike. To test it, I opened the lid when it stopped spinning, and pushed the switch with a screwdriver and it continued to spin.

To fix it, I repositioned the wire on the switch assembly and elevated it with a piece of plastic that I just taped around it. I didn't have to take anything apart as you can squeeze your fingers in between the parts easy enough. Works now, I just need to redo the tape every 6 months or so as it wears down.

Parts diagram: http://www.us1internet.com/S3200Y1WW_21181425.htm

Posted on Oct 26, 2010

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