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GE Profile WPRE8100G. 2 problems, first problem is/was with water level. The machine would overfill. I replaced the Load Size selector switch. That solved that problem. Sometimes. The second issue is the machine intermittently will not complete a wash cycle. It will pump the water out when it gets to the spin cycle but will not go into spin mode. If I play around with it, cycling the on/off button numerous times, it'll eventually start the motor turning and eventually spin. Again, this problem is intermittent. Thank you in advance for your time and help...

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    Replacing the "timer" did not fix the problem.

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Sounds like a bad timer. The time is part of the cycle select. They commonly go bad. Check out partselect . com or daysappliance for parts and diagrams.

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