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WJSE4150B1WW GE Top Load washer wasn't spinning during final rinse, clothes were sopping wet, so I tried to run it through another spin cycle. This didn't do it. I then tried to run another whole wash, and it never even pumped the water out. ANY HELP would be greatly appreciated, we want to try to fix it ourselves.

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Check the lid switch and water pump

Posted on Oct 07, 2010

  • J_Stewart89 Nov 07, 2010

    it might be the clutch, which sits on top of the motor, I have same model and it is doing same thing. What I did was using a cross tip screw driver remove the magnetic sensor from the lid (right side) and then taped the magnetic sensor to the opposite magnetic sensor so the machine would run with the lid open. When the spin cycle starts I used my hands to spin the tub as fast as I could and then the motor would keep it going. The clutch is used to get a heavy tub to spin to the appropriate speed till the motor can keep it going. Obviously it isn't recommended to do it this way, but hey, this is a do it yourself forum right? Now I'm searching for a clutch so I can replace it.

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