Mine did the same thing and it ended up being an overloaded older breaker in the electric box. It would allow the dryer to work, but the washer was too much for it to operate. Had the breaker replaced with a new one and it works fine. Hope this helps!
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If your washer will not agitate or spin take a look at this page GE Washer Not ... If the washer fills up with water then doesn't do anything at all and you do not hear ... if this were the problem, the water would not stop running, over-filling the tub.
Mar 12, 2005 - 10 posts - 3 authors
I have a GE "Spacemaker Laundry" (Stackable) model number ... Today it filled withwater initially then stopped working all together when it ... Bad motor, something jammed/seized up holding the motor back from running?
Two screws on the very bottom, remove them and take something flat and insert it in the crack where the washer top is and the front panel. The front panel will slide down and out towards you...if no water is in the unit then push the tub back towards the rear and the motor will lift enough to work on it, replace the belt around the main pulley and then push the spring loaded pulley towds the left towards the main pulley and slide the belt onto the motor pulley...
Im haveing the same exact problem on the same exact machine... I have taken all the pannels off, and drained the water. I was wondering if there may be a way that the pump lost it's prime and needs to be re-primed? (wishfull thinking on my part.) There was no indication that the pump burnt out, it just stopped working instantly with no symptoms. The other functions seem to work, it will agitate the laundry, and then will just stop when it comes to the pump cycle. Any help is appreciated. Thank You.
It appears your timer/main controller/CCU has failed in this instance.
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If you try to wash too many items with the water level set to low it is hard on the drive sysem and will kick out the motor.
When the motor resets it should work again but its very bad for the motor so II would try not to do it again.