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GE Washer - model # WDSR2080DAWW Washer will perform each step until last spin cycle. Unit pumped out the rinse water but at that point timer will not advance into spin. I can manually advance the timer a short distance and it will go into spin and complete the load. I have noted a noise, possible solenoid, that I can't identify when it has reached that point. Is there a sensor that, if non-functioning, that would cause this? Since the timer does everything else related to the wash cycle I feel this isn't a timer related issue. Thank you for your help. Morris - romo6142@verizon.net

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SOURCE: GE top load washer will drain but not spin

you both need to have the switch replaced or you can open top of washer and combine the lid switches wires together as a bypass and electrical tape

the lid switches are put in the washers to keep kids from opening the washer machine this is automatic shut down

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Posted on Jun 13, 2008

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SOURCE: washer machine not draining water

The GE serviceman repaired my machine approximately 40 minutes. I paid $189 for the issue to be resolved in 5 minutes. This is no exaggeration.

The serviceman arrived at 2:50pm and finished at 2:55pm. It took another 5 minutes for me to write the check and he was gone.

My recommendation is...
- Purchase the GE service plan prior to calling GE to repair the service. A 1-Year service plan is $40 and 2-Year is $75. It costs $99 just for the serviceman to come to your house.

- Fix the issue yourself. Of course, this only applies if you are handy. I am handy and I tried to fix the problem myself. I just couldn't figure out the location of the access panel.

Solution...
The access panel is on the front. This can be removed in less than 20 seconds. The notches on the access panel is in line with the edging of the washing machine door. To remove, slide in a flat object like a flat-head screwdriver. Wiggle up and down on each side until door comes loose. Lift up door and set aside.

The water pump is on the lower right in the front of the washing machine. If your wash machine has any water in it, you want to use a shop vac to empty it out. The serviceman used a clamp to stop the water from running down. A little water still came out but he used my shop vac to get it up. It was less than a cup full and I had a 1/2 tub of water. Afterwards, he stuck his fingers in the water pump and pulled out the item that was blocking the pump.

Guess what was blocking the pump? The item was my two-month old daughter's sock. He recommends using a washing bag.

Remember this solution is for GE 315 model that is a top load washer. This will most likely work with similar models. I knew my water pump was still working because it hummed during the rinse and spin cycles.

Good luck and I hope this saves you $189 or any other fees.

Posted on Feb 09, 2009

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SOURCE: washer wil not spin or drain out after cycle completed

sounds like drain is plugged. this is a fairly easy fix,and you actually get paid to do it. unscrew the bottom panel of your washer should be 3 screws on the very bottom then you will see a white plug that is about 2 1/2" unscrew it (make sure you have a bowl under it water will leak ) and pull it out. this is where you get paid you will find all kinds of change and junk just clean it out reinstall and your clothes will be a lot drier after the spin cycle

Posted on Mar 30, 2009

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SOURCE: GE Profile washer will not drain. (DOES SPIN)

take the front off the washer take the two hoses off the pump youll probably find where its stopped up

Posted on Apr 24, 2009

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SOURCE: ge front load washer won't go into rinse cycle.

Check the cold water hose. My brand new machine had this behavior until I discovered a kink in the cold water hose - works great now.

Posted on Sep 04, 2009

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