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Offline zwingli

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Help! vwsr4160g1ww
« on: January 26, 2012, 03:29:14 PM »
After changing the shaft assembly I got it all back together and tested it. The problem is when it agitates the basket moves with the agitator. I got the tech sheet out and saw the led  diagnostics for the motor. The only problem is I don't see any LED lights anywhere. I eagerly await your replies. Thanks.

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Offline whirlpooltech

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Re: Help! vwsr4160g1ww
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2012, 03:44:36 PM »
I have never worked on a GE washer like this, but I found this for you. Maybe it will help.

It says...

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The LED is best viewed from the right front of the motor, 1.5" back and 1" into board.




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Re: Help! vwsr4160g1ww
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2012, 04:06:15 PM »
ok for spin basket to move a little, but if moving as fast as agitator then you will have to replace the shaft tube assy. again. :'(

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Re: Help! vwsr4160g1ww
« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2012, 05:47:14 PM »
Whirlpooltech found the best illustration, read the flashes and make sure it isn't corrupt software, they don't sell the board separate from the motor so make sure all the wire connectors are on good and tight.
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Re: Help! vwsr4160g1ww
« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2012, 06:11:53 PM »
I don't see any led lights  anywhere. When the machine  agitates the basket moves at the same speed as the agitator. I ohmed out the brake and it was 40 ohms. The old one was 5. I don't see any pinched wires, etc. Thanks for your input.

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Re: Help! vwsr4160g1ww
« Reply #5 on: January 26, 2012, 06:24:15 PM »
i'm sorry, but you have a bad mode shifter, nothing else it can be, unless installed incorrectly, but i don't see how you can do that.

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Re: Help! vwsr4160g1ww
« Reply #6 on: January 26, 2012, 06:34:52 PM »
Shawn has a great breakdown of the hydrowave...  http://www.appliance-repair-it.com/GE_washer_repair.html
hope it helps.

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Re: Help! vwsr4160g1ww
« Reply #7 on: January 26, 2012, 10:12:09 PM »
Mode shifter is easy to test. Has two wires going from motor to it . Ohm them.Sometimes there is a white caulk blocking the led.If no led replace motor.

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Re: Help! vwsr4160g1ww
« Reply #8 on: January 27, 2012, 10:02:56 PM »
Once again, thanks! Shawn had info on how to clear the codes on the inverter board. GE failed to mention this on the tech sheet. I cleared the codes and the shifter started working. Thanks for the help.

 

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