Author Topic: GE Topload won't Spin: Motor hums & Tub won't move either direction WDSR2080D2WW  (Read 2183 times)

Offline haroldsappliance

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  Two different style of washer's have been mentioned in this thread. The OP's is the T style (no inverter/mode shifter). Then rockinrobin mentioned that he worked on a similar one (not really) that had a motor with circuit board on top (inverter with mode shifter). I was responding to and quoted part of his post refering to the "inverter motor".

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I was thinking about adding some extra plastic rod support inserts on top of the existing rods but I cannot find them. I did however get another machine like it so I now have 2 of them to monkey with. LOL The Hydrowave I worked and replaced a belt a while back was pretty simple. Made a crude video:
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Offline fairbank56

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  Have you checked for a sagging front apron? This is a known issue on many models including two versions of the WDSR2080, the G3 and G5. There's a service kit available to remedy this problem.

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Offline abzaatari

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it is not the motor because the washer is agitating, neither the clutch since the motor is humming when the belt is off , for sure it is the timer.

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JW, every GE washer I've serviced bottoms out the suspension rods when fully loaded with water. This is normal. Check to make sure the bottom panel has not been bent upward or the top frame has not bent downward. I have seen both of these conditions causing the motor pulley/flywheel/belt to drag on the 'floor' of the unit.

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JW, every GE washer I've serviced bottoms out the suspension rods when fully loaded with water. This is normal. Check to make sure the bottom panel has not been bent upward or the top frame has not bent downward. I have seen both of these conditions causing the motor pulley/flywheel/belt to drag on the 'floor' of the unit.

I've seen the same thing, can't count the number of calls where the fix was either to stomp on the bottom plate (yes you can fit your foot back in there on both sides) or replace the front apron brace.
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