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Re: GE Washer Problems
« Reply #10 on: August 27, 2011, 07:13:03 PM »
You down to motor or control. I say replace the cheapest first and if that don't do it replace the other OR plan B: Buy a Roper washer.
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Re: GE Washer Problems
« Reply #11 on: August 27, 2011, 07:37:16 PM »
 Certain it's the motor at this point, and after looking online for a new one it's obvious that it's just not worth with...  :tickedoff:

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Re: GE Washer Problems
« Reply #12 on: August 27, 2011, 07:43:51 PM »
Roper Baby Roper!
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Re: GE Washer Problems
« Reply #13 on: August 27, 2011, 07:56:44 PM »
Roper you say? There must be a reason you are recommending a Roper, care to share exactly why? I am looking for a top loader, non high efficiency, and most importantly low cost… My wife says all of her friends that have purchased a high efficiency washer haven’t been pleased with the performance, something about not rinsing as well as they’d like. I really could care less about bells and whistles, just more crap to cause problems later. The wife isn’t all that picky either, so basic would do…

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Re: GE Washer Problems
« Reply #14 on: August 27, 2011, 08:18:21 PM »
A Roper is cheaper, requires no fancy soap, does not depend on sensors and error codes. Does not care how much soap yall use. Does not have fancy electronics. All it does is it's J O B baby! A word of caution:
The Roper washer does not do blankets, comforters, or rugs. Does not like low water.
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Re: GE Washer Problems
« Reply #15 on: August 27, 2011, 08:48:00 PM »
You had me convinced until I read the part about no comforters.  We have a Cal-King sized bed and like to wash the blanket, so that is a big problem.  Any other suggestions?  Does the Roper only have a small sized tub or something?

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Re: GE Washer Problems
« Reply #16 on: August 28, 2011, 09:08:06 AM »
I always tell people to wash the great big comforters at the laundry matt in one of them commercial washers. The tub is deep and nice enough to do a load of clothes. Where people mess up is they put the water level on low and then load up the washer. This puts a strain on the washer drive coupler. Better buy yours pretty quick because I hear a rumor they are going to discontinue these fine washers because of the new Gov regs.

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Re: GE Washer Problems
« Reply #17 on: August 28, 2011, 09:13:45 AM »
This is a video of how the tranny works on these Roper washers:

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Re: GE Washer Problems
« Reply #18 on: August 28, 2011, 09:25:15 AM »
This one shows how to tear is down all the way to the base:

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Re: GE Washer Problems
« Reply #19 on: August 28, 2011, 09:26:55 AM »
Everything is easy to repair on this washer so you won't need to hire a rocket scientist to do diagnostics on it. The thing is if you treat this washer with respect you wont need to do any of the above repairs but now you know what you are buying ahead of the game. These are tried and true washers that will give you years of dependable service. if it does breakdown parts are cheap and it is very easy to repair.
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