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Offline andong

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GE washer
« on: October 15, 2008, 08:06:38 PM »
My washer will turn on for a short time then clicks off.  The GFI outlet also clicks off.  What could be the problem?

Model WJRE5500GWW

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Re: GE washer
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2008, 08:11:12 PM »
On a washer, the thing that draws the most current is the motor.

The motor could be the only problem, or the control could also affect the motor, since it determines which speed to send voltage to in order to wash. There's a tech sheet inside the machine control panel for you to read and check this out. It gives the resistance readings for the motor so you can rule it out (or in).

As with any diagnostic procedure, you will have to own a volt/ohm meter and know how to use it.
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Re: GE washer
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2008, 08:55:57 PM »
post your correct model number amigo.
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Re: GE washer
« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2008, 09:12:14 PM »
My eyesight isn't as good as it once was (see RegUS_PatOff) ,
but from here it looks like WJRE5500G0WW
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Re: GE washer
« Reply #4 on: October 15, 2008, 09:36:24 PM »
Now that you mention it, I am seeing US_Pat_Off on eveything I own...



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Re: GE washer
« Reply #5 on: October 15, 2008, 09:45:02 PM »
WJRE5500G0WW nope!
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Re: GE washer
« Reply #6 on: October 15, 2008, 09:51:32 PM »
WJRE5500G0WW @ Sears parts Direct
OK, maybe
WJRE5500G1WW @ Sears parts Direct


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Re: GE washer
« Reply #7 on: October 15, 2008, 09:52:36 PM »
Note to Al Capone. Sears beat the prescribed keep to the site stuff that I had been briefed on(this time).Mucho thanks to the illustrious Reggie the booty shaking US patent office savant. :D
I gotta say this. I would not spend any money fixing this crappy washer. My opinion.
Probably the motor but it could very well be the tranny. Either way. Can it and get a cheap kenmore top loader. This washer is a hole you throw money in. Quote me.
« Last Edit: October 15, 2008, 10:07:25 PM by JWWebster »
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