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GE washer won't spin

My ge washer started out overflowing. Then it would not spin. It drained. Unplugged and reset. Now it won't fill with water or spin. It just starts agitating

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  • jphilio Apr 04, 2009

    I filled my washer with clothes. Water started leaking everywhere from under the washer. I put the timer on the drain cycle, and the water drained normally. Now it will only agitate. It won't fill with water or spin, but it agitates. There is water under the tub which I can sloshing around. It won't come out. Timer is working fine. I completed the reset operation for the control board. Nothing happened.

  • mket Apr 05, 2009

    The connector between the hose and the water level switch control was clogged by lint. Once that was removed everything worked perfect again.

  • jphilio May 11, 2010

    The model number is WDSR2080D5WW.

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Have you tried to blow out the air in the tube that connects to the water level switch control? Sometime that will get blocked. You will need to make adjustments here because the air in the tube determines how much water fill the drum.

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SOURCE: GE Prodigy Washer: Doesnt agitate or spin. Fills ...

Hello, If your washer doesn't agitate, check these:

Lid switch
Motor coupler
Belts
Clutch
Drive motor
Drive pulleys
Transmission
Agitator
Lid switch If the lid switch is defective, the washing machine may not agitate or function at all. The switch is inside the washing machine main housing near the door frame. Often you have to raise or open the top or front of the washing machine to get to the switch. If it's defective, you need to replace it.

Motor coupler Many washers produced by Whirlpool® use a small, relatively inexpensive motor coupling. It's plastic and rubber and is mounted to the shaft of the motor on one side, and to the transmission on the other. Over time, the coupler wears out and fails. If this happens, you need to completely replace it.

Belts Many washing machines have one or two belts. If a belt is broken or badly worn, you need to replace it with a genuine belt from the manufacturer. (Some washing machine belts are designed with special characteristics not found in automotive belts.)

Clutch If your washer was made by GE®, it may use a clutch for agitating the clothes. As the clutch wears out, it may prevent the washer from agitating well or at all. If the clutch is worn, you need to replace it. For this job, you probably want to hire a qualified appliance repair technician.

Drive motor Many washer brands use a reversing motor. For agitation the motor runs in one direction, for spinning and draining, the other. It's possible for a motor to burn out in one direction and continue to operate in the other. If this happens, you need to replace the entire motor.

Drive pulleys The motor or transmission drive pulley may be worn and unable to turn the drive belt. If so, replace the pulley.

Transmission The transmission could have either of these problems:

  • Older washers produced by Whirlpool® have a transmission with an electro-mechanical shifter. If the shifter becomes even partially defective, the unit may not agitate properly or at all.


  • The transmission may have a worn or broken gear, or some other internal problem.


If you suspect a transmission problem, you may have to call a qualified appliance repair technician to repair it.

Agitator The inside of the agitator--where the transmission shaft attaches--can become worn, and strip out the spline that allows the agitator to properly grip the shaft. Then the transmission shaft rotates back and forth as it should, but the agitator doesn't move properly. If this happens, you may need to replace the agitator and/or the transmission spline.

Thanks

Posted on May 21, 2010

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SOURCE: GE Washer WJSR2080V3WW will fill, spin and drain but not agitate.

The problem is the agitator coupler (about $ 7.00) simply pull straight up on the agitator - Give it a good tug. take the one bolt holding the coupler off - pull straight off. Replace the coupler and bolt (they are sold together). Line the agitator lines up with the coupler lines - when they line up it should go all the way down and snap back into place. and your done.

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