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GE washer. Drains but does not spin
« on: July 08, 2011, 03:15:47 PM »
Washer drains but does not agitate or spin except for it turns 1/8 turn one direction. Then about 10 seconds later it turns the other direction about 1/8 turn.  Green light on motor flashes 6 times.  I could not see any obstruction.  Tried to hold motor pulley when it turns and it felt strong.  Switch on lid is OK.

Model WPRE6100G1WT

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Re: GE washer. Drains but does not spin
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2011, 03:18:46 PM »
Please post the model number that can be found on the model/serial number tag that is located on the washer.
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Re: GE washer. Drains but does not spin
« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2011, 03:28:49 PM »
Model # wpre6100g1wt
Serial # gr9409616

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Re: GE washer. Drains but does not spin
« Reply #3 on: July 08, 2011, 04:42:09 PM »
6 flashes locked motor check for objects between tubs

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Re: GE washer. Drains but does not spin
« Reply #4 on: July 08, 2011, 04:57:20 PM »
Would something between the tubs make it hard to turn.  I can't feel or see anything.  It spins easy by hand.  I have reset it.  Light flashes normal until time to spin then goes back to the six flashes.

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Re: GE washer. Drains but does not spin
« Reply #5 on: July 08, 2011, 05:32:41 PM »
After resetting it did it spin?
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Re: GE washer. Drains but does not spin
« Reply #6 on: July 08, 2011, 06:22:07 PM »
Just the same 1/8 turn one direction then in about 15 seconds turn the other direction about 1/8 turn.
Just about ready to go get a new one.

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Re: GE washer. Drains but does not spin
« Reply #7 on: July 08, 2011, 07:16:58 PM »
Think ROPER
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Re: GE washer. Drains but does not spin
« Reply #8 on: July 08, 2011, 07:35:29 PM »
Would you say a plain jane Roper without all the electronic stuff?

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Re: GE washer. Drains but does not spin
« Reply #9 on: July 08, 2011, 08:10:37 PM »
Yup
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