Question about GE Washing Machines
I have a different suggestion based on my washer's similar problem. If the black stuff is powdery and localized at the back of the unit, more than likely the culprit is the drum pulley itself is warped, causing the belt to chafe against the drum. The black powder is rubber residue from the scraping of belt on plastic. No need to replace unit. New belt and new pulley run about $70 each.
Posted on Jan 13, 2009
Drum bearings and water seal have failed usually confirmed as a rumbling noise when drum is spun by hand the black stuff is grease and wash water leaking from the bearings due to the failure of the water seal in front of the bearings
Posted on Jul 19, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jan 27, 2011 | Washing Machines
Jul 25, 2010 | GE WPXH214A Front Load Washer
Nov 16, 2009 | GE WSXH208A Front Load Washer
Jun 29, 2009 | GE WSXH208A Front Load Washer
Jun 03, 2009 | GE WSXH208A Front Load Washer
Jan 28, 2009 | GE WBVH6240F Front Load Washer
Jan 06, 2009 | GE Washing Machines
Feb 14, 2008 | Frigidaire FTF2140ES King Size Front-Load...
Dec 22, 2006 | GE WSXH208A Front Load Washer
429 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!