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Hoping for some help. Our GE Front Loader does not spin in the spin cycle. It "washes" fine, but when

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Old 06-13-2012, 07:34 PM
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Model Number: WSSH300GOWW   Brand: GE   Age: 5 - 10 years   

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Hoping for some help. Our GE Front Loader does not spin in the spin cycle. It "washes" fine, but when it gets to the spin cycle you can hear a motor attempting to work, but the tub does not rotate at all. I can manually rotate the tub easily. We thought that it was a clogged drain, and my husband removed the front cover and found some change, and gunk. The water now seems to freely drain out, but still no spin.

The washer is 6 years old, and we don't want to call a repair person if the repair is going to cost as much as a new washer. Any help is appreciated, we have not removed any back panels, so I'm not sure if there may be a broken belt that would prevent spinning? We have tried unplugging for 5 minutes and plugging back in, still no spin.


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Most likely the problem is a bad door latch. You can check it by measuring the resistance of the wax motor (orange piece on the right side). The normal reading should be around 1500 Ohms.

If the reading is incorrect, it has to be replaced. You can replace it with the door latch made by Frigidaire because this is exactly the same part with much better price.

- The GE door latch assembly Part number: WH10X10003

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- The Frigidaire door latch assembly Part number: 131763202

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Thank you, we will replace that door latch switch. I ran the diagnostic test and it came up E47. At step #4 nothing happened. I'm hoping that by replacing the door lock that will repair the door lock solenoid? If we do need a new control panel can we purchase the Fridigiaire part? I'm amazed at the price difference.
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Thanks so much for your advice! I'm currently washing my 4th load! It was the door lock switch. I found a new Frigidaire switch for $61.00 locally, and had it installed in less than 20 minutes! The machine is working great! We had already installed a new drain pump thinking that was the problem, so now our machine is also running much quieter! I'm so happy to have found this forum. You saved us from an expensive service call, and possibly just buying a new machine! Much thanks!
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You are welcome. I'm glad it's up and running.

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