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Front loader GE: sopping wet clothes, no spin, no tumble.

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Front loader GE: sopping wet clothes, no spin, no tumble. Cleaned $3.85 worth of change out of pump filer. Re-assembled, no matter what cylcle the washer locks the door, spins one direction 1 time, then spins the other direction 1 time, unlocks the door, 10 seconds later locks the door again. Starts to fill with water, indicates WASH on the screen, but no tumble or spin. Just starts pumping the water back out. I've blown through the pressure switch hose, no issue there. Also, when I try to bring up service codes I only get 2H reading on the screen. It will not go into service mode following all proper steps. Help!
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your GE is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: Production date was 9-27-05, model #WHDVH626F
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes
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Customer: No, I just need some guidance as to what the problem might be.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Kelly replied 1 year ago.

Hi, welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I look forward to helping you!

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How are you initiating the service cycle? That is a forced cycle and should start no matter what provided the control is working.

Expert:  Kelly replied 1 year ago.

Page 3 of the attached tech sheet shows how to initiate the diagnostic cycle. Will it not go into diagnostics to retrieve the stored error codes?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Machine is turned off, then unplugged for 30 seconds, re-plugged then I press signal-delay/start-signal-delay/start then 2H appears on the screen
Expert:  Kelly replied 1 year ago.

So that indicates that Signal button is not working or the control is faulty. Given the lack of proper operation during a normal cycle, I suspect it is an internal control issue. In any case, the buttons (User Interface) and machine control are all one integrated component, number 104 in the diagram at the link below.


I believe the machine control will need to be replaced.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I believe the signal button is working due to the elevated "beeps" when pushed. It's almost like the unit needs to be re-programmed.
Expert:  Kelly replied 1 year ago.

If it beeps, then the button is working. The control is faulty if it will not go into a forced service cycle.