Why will my GE washer not agitate or spin?

Why will my GE washer not agitate or spin?

Most models have either a lid switch probe or a magnet on the lid that activates the lid switch when the lid is closed. If the lid switch probe or magnet is missing or damaged, the washer will not agitate or spin, even with the lid closed.

What causes an agitator to stop working?

A major reason that your washing machine has stopped agitating may be that there’s a fault with the drive belt. The belt could be slipping because it’s loose or it may have snapped completely. If you’re going to fix an issue like this you’ll need to be fairly handy or call a repairperson for help.

How do you tell the age of a GE washing machine?

To determine the age of your appliance, use your serial number (not the model number) to identify the date it was manufactured. Our serial numbers begin with two letters, followed by six numbers, with a letter at the end. The two letters at the beginning of the serial number tell you the month and year it was made.

Are GE washing machines any good?

This GE model earns a score of 3.2, finishing last on the list of Best Top-Load Washers of 2021 and last in the Best Washing Machines of 2021 rating. A stainless steel drum in the GTW720 holds 4.8…

How to open a GE washing machine?

Open the lid on the washing machine and place your hand between the drum and the top of the machine. Lift upward and toward you to remove the metal cabinet. If the cabinet does not lift easily

How to fix a GE washing machine?

Faulty drive belt – If it is broken or loose,replace it.

  • Motor coupling – It can fail due to normal wear or to protect the motor and transmission.
  • Lid switch assembly – It prevents the washer from agitating if the lid is open.
  • Drive motor – A defective drive motor,though rare to find,also prevents agitation.
  • How do you reset a GE washing machine?

    Unplug the washer or remove the fuse

  • If it has a timer control knob,turn it back to any position
  • Restore the power