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GE Washing machine not cycling

I have a GE Super Capacity 6 cycle heavy duty washing machine. The machine will start by filling up like it is supposed to with water. Then it just stops. I move the dial to the wash cycle and i can hear the cycle wanting to start and can hear the electrical contacts trying to hit. When i move it to spin and rinse they both work fine. Can u help please.

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SOURCE: rinse cycle do not disengaged

does it drain?did you check the lid switch?

Posted on May 18, 2009


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SOURCE: GE washer agitates but won't spin

I think you may have a stopped up pump does it drain the water out if not it will not spin. A putty knife inserted 2 inches in from each side will release the spring catches and gently pull on front as you release sprins then look to the bottom right hand side and there is the pump clamp the tub to pump hose or **** water out with a shop vac take off tub to pump hose and then two 3/8 in screws that hold down the pump turn over where you can look in the pump may have an obstruction as always disconnect power before service.

Posted on May 31, 2009

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Anonymous

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SOURCE: Washing machine will not aggitate.

if it fills with water then stops check you lid or door switch. will the unit drain or spin if so the the timer may be bad

Posted on Sep 16, 2009

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SOURCE: My GE Washer , which is a 9 cycle, 3 spd

You need to check the lid switch for continuity. A bad lid switch will prevent this machine from agitating or spinning.

Posted on Oct 05, 2009

Anonymous

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SOURCE: GE super capacity heavy duty washing not filling w/hot water

On an older model washer, you probably have a bad water valve. (hot water solenoid coil electrically " open ") Newer models, now there's a can of worms. Some models use thermistatically controled water valves to limit water temps, so you may not be able to get true hot water. Also, if you are checking the temp as the machine fills, some models will only fill with cold if the lid is open. (safety feature) The only way to see what is really going on is to fill the machine with cold and use a thermometer to check the water temp, then, pump that out and fill (with the lid closed) with hot and check to see if that temp is higher. As stated previously, water temp may not really be " HOT " but may be warmer than " COLD ". That may be as good as you will be able to do, as all manufacturers are trying to reduce energy consumption. Thank your government.

Posted on Jan 21, 2010

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