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I bought a washer machine model #WJRR4170G1WW it has a big tub but it only fills half way, is it suppose to do that... Thanks

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    washer does not drain all of the water

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I can't help you fix the problem, but I can tell you that I have the same washer and it fills up all the way, so something's definitely not right!

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Where do i check to see if the belt needs replaced. I have a ge washer model number WJRR4170G1ww


You will need to remove the FRONT panel of the washer to access the interior so you can view the drive belt. Some of these panels come off by locating two retaining clips (each one about two inches on from each side) in the seam where the top meets the front panel. Use a putty knife to push in to release the clips and the panel should come off. Or, there may be two screws located at the very bottom of the front panel that you will need to remove. The following link has a helpful diagram to assist you:

http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/part-model/GE-Parts/Washer-Parts/Model-WJRR4170G1WW/0432/0153200/G0704186/00002?blt=06&prst=0&shdMod=WJRR4170G1WW

The drive belt is located at the very bottom of the cabinet under the wash tub. Check the belt for obvious signs of wear, cracks, or breakage. If you have any questions, please post back and let me know. I hope this helps you.

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It leaks water after its about half full does it have a hole in the tub?


I doubt if the tub has a hole in it, BUT the increased pressure and weight of the half filled tub could force water past a damaged washer. How did the washer get damaged, probably by the spin bearing starting to fail.

http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/part-model/Frigidaire-Parts/Washer-dryer-combo-Parts/Model-FEX831CS0/1428/0152000/R0310016/00005?blt=06&prst=&shdMod=

Items 21 and 26 are the parts that I would suspect.

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I have a GE, 4 to 5 years old, Super Capacity WJRR4170G1WW. When it agitates, the drum goes back and forth with the agitator. I though it should stay still. Please advise.


sorry to say you have a very expensive to repair problem ):
the transmission has a brake built into which is suppose to hold the tub in place during the agitation cycle and then release on the spin cycle to spin. the brake isnt engaging and the only fix is to replace the transmisson which is very expensive.
it may work for awhile then as it gets worse and the tub moves more during the wash cycle water will slosch out of it all over the floor,sorry to break the bad new

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Whirlpool Washer model # LSN1000KQ0 overfilling


did you plug the hose back into the water level switch, double check to see if it is plugged, if it is your water level switch might be defective. trouble shoot by taking the front panel off... turn on the washer by using the timer, set water level to small...on the bottom of the tub housing there should be a nipple where the clear hose connects onto.....follow the clear hose from the switch down to the bottom of the tub.........disconnect the clear hose on the bottom of the tub.....plugg the nipple with your finger.........gently blow into the hose with your mouth.......but make sure the water level in the tub is at least at half way full...and the washer is on and filling up with water ...after you blow into the hose the washer should agitate.......if it does agitate your water level switch is defective...connect hose back........get your model number and source for the switch.........

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Kenmore model 8566645 Washer is connected and runs but water flows out of the bottom and not into the tub.


Remove the front and side panels if you haVE TO. Look for a bad water pump most common on older units.

The fill tube to the tub from the fill valve is a second likely problem

I water filter located under the tub and in line with the water pump is also a possibility.

A bad hose is not likely but a connection to a hose could be a problem.

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Washer fills up only half way but water keeps trying to fill tub


That is because the water level switch get stuck when water level reaches that particular point.

The water level switch is activated either by a floater sensor or by a membrane sensor that detects water pressure/volume, depending on the model.
On washing machines it is usually a membrane switch, and that is faulty on your machine.

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Ge washer does not agitate; fills and spins okay


Can't do anything about the one that's smoking. As with most electrical stuff, once you let the smoke out it no longer works.

Mine had the same original problem. Would fill, but would not agitate. It just sat there with a tub full of water and clothes.

I scoured the internet, and came to the conclusion that it was either:
The timer (unlikely, according to most posts I read), or
The motor. The motor in these is a reversing motor - one direction for spin, the other for agitate.
If half the motor quits working, you'd get spin but no agitate or vice-versa.

I took the motor out to take it and have it bench-tested to be sure before I spend the money on a non-returnable new motor. Unfortunately, no one here can (or will) bench-test the motor.

In the meantime, my wife called the retailer where we bought the machine and asked if they could test the motor. They said there was no need - that the control board in the machine probably just needed to be reset.

So far, I have taken off the front panel, taken off the control panel, removed the top of the machine, removed the ring on the top of the tub. Removed the agitator. Removed the four bungee-cord things that keep the machine from rolling over or something. Removed the bell thingy under the agitator. Removed the big nut under that to be able to remove the tub. Removed a plate on the top of the machine so that there is room to remove the tub. Removed the tub. Removed the big tub by lifting it to disconnect the shock absorbers, and disconnecting the drain hose and the air tube that controls the fill level. Tilted out and removed the big tub with the motor frame attached to the bottom. Removed the pulley, belt and motor frame. And removed the motor from the frame. All just to get the motor out to take it to the shop. Who would not test it.

But I digress.

The procedure to reset the control board is this:

1) Unplug the washer.
2) Wait 30 seconds or more. (This allows all capacitors to discharge and make the "computer" forget everything.)
3) Plug the machine in.
4) Open and close the lid 10 times. (The magnets in the lid are the only method you have to "talk" to the "computer.")
5) Run the machine.

It sounded stupid. It sounded like a Monty Python skit, but I did this. I reassembled the machine, and did the reset procedure. The machine worked just fine. Filled, agitated, drained, rinsed, did the spin cycle. Just like a wash machine should.

Makes me wonder about $300 repair bills.

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Thanks FixYa

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