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Re: GE Top Load Washer Not Spinning
« Reply #10 on: October 03, 2009, 04:09:18 PM »
You are down to the motor or the timer. In my opinion it ain't worth the investment to buy either one for this machine. Too many other things could pop up after you done plunked down a lot of cash on a piece of junk.
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Re: GE Top Load Washer Not Spinning
« Reply #11 on: October 03, 2009, 06:17:08 PM »
If the Timer Motor and / or Pump works, then the Lid Switch is OK

Does the Motor run at all or make any noise ?

Check to see if the Green Light is flashing on the Motor Inverter Board (top of Motor)

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Re: GE Top Load Washer Not Spinning
« Reply #12 on: October 03, 2009, 06:51:11 PM »
Try this if you have a light on the motor ... unplug for 30 sec... plug back in then with 10 sec open and close the lid 5 time then put into spin ... you may have to try 3 or three time to get the timing right...

this will reset the invert...

the green light should blink 1 once a sec... if not let me know how it blinks ..

let me know
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Re: GE Top Load Washer Not Spinning
« Reply #13 on: October 03, 2009, 08:14:00 PM »
The Pump does work, don't know how to check the timer ?? as for the motor, I can't hear any noises from it at all, just the pump during the spin cycles. But the green light does come on, it flashes 1 time about every 8 seconds
I will try to reset the inverter board tonight and see if that works

Thanks to everyone for the info, It's a huge help!

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Re: GE Top Load Washer Not Spinning
« Reply #14 on: October 03, 2009, 09:02:59 PM »
 One blink with 8sec pause is a motor error...make sure the motor will turn freely.hope the reset work.  motor/invert $200
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Re: GE Top Load Washer Not Spinning
« Reply #15 on: October 03, 2009, 10:21:51 PM »
The Reset works.......IT LIVES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Spinning is working fine now, the LED is blinking 1 time per second and faster with the spin on. We ran it through a whole cycle and it works great again. Can't thank you guys enough, you have saved us a ton of money!!  Thank you, Thank you, have a great weekend guys!!

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Re: GE Top Load Washer Not Spinning
« Reply #16 on: October 03, 2009, 10:33:20 PM »
unplug for 30 sec... plug back in then with 10 sec open and close the lid 5 time then put into spin ... you may have to try 3 or three time to get the timing right...

this will reset the invert...do the hoky poky and buy that man a beer O0
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Re: GE Top Load Washer Not Spinning
« Reply #17 on: October 03, 2009, 10:42:51 PM »
Hey JW pass me a beer for that one...Burp!!
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Re: GE Top Load Washer Not Spinning
« Reply #18 on: October 03, 2009, 10:52:40 PM »
here ya go babe KASHHHHHHHHHHHHHISH!!! Crackin a 40 my nizzle. The smoking lamp IS lit.
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Re: GE Top Load Washer Not Spinning
« Reply #19 on: October 03, 2009, 10:59:13 PM »
Gulp,Gulp,Gulp, Burp... crack another one... and mark one down for the NEW guy....
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