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Re: GE Profile Front Load Washer won't Spin
« Reply #15 on: December 14, 2012, 01:07:34 PM »
One other note, as I advanced the timer to other cycles, the light indicator for the closed door lit each time I pull the operate knob. 

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Re: GE Profile Front Load Washer won't Spin
« Reply #16 on: December 14, 2012, 04:52:12 PM »
The door lock light coming on doesn't mean the door lock is actually working right. I know it can be confusing but the door lock switch is the most common part to fail on these washers.

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Re: GE Profile Front Load Washer won't Spin
« Reply #17 on: December 16, 2012, 12:57:12 PM »
I have placed order on the replacement door switch.  Will provide an update once part is received and replaced.

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Re: GE Profile Front Load Washer won't Spin
« Reply #18 on: December 16, 2012, 03:03:30 PM »
The only thing you need to check for on that style door switch in the case of a NO SPIN issue is the wax motor(Brownish red box with two male 1/4'' terminals) and of course its wiring and connections. This style switch engages a SECONDARY door lock mechanism by means of a WAX motor which will then actuate a set of contacts to allow High Speed Spin. If the wax motor reads OPEN it has failed and WILL NOT allow final spin. If i recall correctly, it should read AROUND 1500 ohms. :D

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Re: GE Profile Front Load Washer won't Spin
« Reply #19 on: December 20, 2012, 04:07:17 PM »
New door switch replaced.  Turned on washer - water pumped in, then water started pumping back out.  No agitation, no spin as I cycled the dial.  Back to square one(?). 

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Re: GE Profile Front Load Washer won't Spin
« Reply #20 on: December 20, 2012, 05:14:43 PM »
Are you sure all the connections at the timer and motor control are seated well?

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Re: GE Profile Front Load Washer won't Spin
« Reply #21 on: December 22, 2012, 09:33:15 AM »
Any chance is has something to do with the water level switch?

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Re: GE Profile Front Load Washer won't Spin
« Reply #22 on: January 05, 2013, 10:26:09 AM »
 Unit has been diagnosed as having a bad control board.  Pricing for this part alone is around $250+

I am done with GE Products.  Will purchase a new Kenmore or Whirlpool Washer today. 

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Re: GE Profile Front Load Washer won't Spin
« Reply #23 on: January 05, 2013, 10:34:27 AM »
Unit has been diagnosed as having a bad control board.  Pricing for this part alone is around $250+

That's to bad, how old is it?

I am done with GE Products.  Will purchase a new Kenmore or Whirlpool Washer today. 

Just remember Kenmore don't manufacture appliances themselves.
Kenmore Manufacturers by Model Prefix - Who Made It for them?

Let us know what you end up buying.

Thanks for the update.  O0
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Re: GE Profile Front Load Washer won't Spin
« Reply #24 on: January 05, 2013, 10:41:06 AM »
Unit is a mere 4 years old.  This is the 3rd washer over the last 12 years.  Thanks to a dealer that worked out warranty claims previously.  No support this time. 

Whirlpool vs Kenmore washer - your opinion?  Need quickly as I will purchase today!

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Re: GE Profile Front Load Washer won't Spin
« Reply #25 on: January 05, 2013, 10:48:40 AM »
I like Whirlpool myself, but none of them last like they use too.
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Re: GE Profile Front Load Washer won't Spin
« Reply #26 on: January 05, 2013, 02:39:00 PM »
I personally think frigadaire is the better of the front loaders, then ge and wpl. They seem to hold up the best.

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Re: GE Profile Front Load Washer won't Spin
« Reply #27 on: January 05, 2013, 03:18:57 PM »
We went top load Kenmore.  Last time we  had Kenmore it went 16 years.

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Re: GE Profile Front Load Washer won't Spin
« Reply #28 on: January 05, 2013, 04:31:58 PM »
LG has been #1 in front load laundry for 5 years in a row and ALSO rated the most dependable FWIW. OP enjoy your new top load! :D
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Re: GE Profile Front Load Washer won't Spin
« Reply #29 on: January 05, 2013, 04:39:02 PM »
We went top load Kenmore.  Last time we  had Kenmore it went 16 years.

Being a Kenmore I have to wonder who made it and what you really purchased.
Care to share the full model number from the model/serial number tag that is located on the washer?

I'm sure your new washer will do fine for you, but it's getting harder and harder to find new washers that last like the old ones use to.

Did you happen to purchase a extended warranty?

Just wondering...

Congrats on the new washer.

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