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Offline jdfish727

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GE washer beeps will not start
« on: March 31, 2014, 08:12:42 PM »

Hello all, I'm at my wits end I turn to the internet for help.

I have a GE Washer gtwn4950l0ws and when I push start it beeps, a light flashes, and does nothing else.

I have used the field service mode on the washer and the washer gives me no error codes.

Initially the motor was flashing a communication error, so I replaced the control board on the washer ($160).  This changed nothing.  I cleared the communication error by unplugging and replugging (washer was unplugged) all wires to the motor. It now flashes on standby.

I have checked the lid switch by removing it and using a voltmeter. I have returned it the machine.

The pressure switch works fine is well.  It has a closed curcuit with no water in the machine.

I feel I have tried almost everything. Any guidance on my next action? Note: I really am trying to avoid buying a new washer.

Thanks for any help.

Please someone tell me what I can do to fix this washer.

Offline kansascity

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Re: GE washer beeps will not start
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2014, 11:41:59 AM »
I have the same situation on a GTWN5050M0WS GE washer.  What did you end up doing?


Offline niobrara

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Re: GE washer beeps will not start
« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2014, 11:54:12 AM »
check your line filter then the fuse hidden in plastic on the right side of wire harness going to your motor.

Offline Srack

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Re: GE washer beeps will not start
« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2014, 01:36:27 PM »
Did any one of you managed to fix it? I have the same issue

Offline DaleCaskanette

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Re: GE washer beeps will not start
« Reply #4 on: November 21, 2014, 03:44:19 PM »
i had the same issue because mine was intermittent turns out the fuse had an intermittent connection if it blows it will give your exact fault

Offline wryan10592

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Re: GE washer beeps will not start
« Reply #5 on: January 26, 2015, 02:53:52 PM »
Had the same problem just happen, used the service mode but only error was "not filling". tried replacing lid switch but that didn't help. Payed GE the $89.95 to have tech come out and I asked what the codes meant on the service mode and he said he didn't know, but did say the motor was bad and it would cost $300.00 to fix. I got a used motor from e-bay, just installed it and it's working again.

Offline AJ

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Re: GE washer beeps will not start
« Reply #6 on: January 26, 2015, 10:12:01 PM »
Cool, thanks for posting.


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