Ge Washer Won’t Start

Ge Washer Won’t Start. There’s almost nothing more frustrating than having a GE washer that doesn’t work properly. After all, no one wants to handle soggy loads of laundry after their washer refused to spin and wash.

But if your GE washer won’t work, start, or turn on/off, there are quite a few things you can do to help solve the problem.

To begin with, if your GE front loader washing machine is malfunctioning due to a faulty tumble vibration suspension system.

Broken pipe segment is clogging up the water supply line, maybe due to something else entirely like an electricity surge or blown fuses which could affect turning it off as well.

Ge Washer Won’t Start

ge washer won't start

The GE washer repairman had a slew of possibilities for why a GE washer might stop working, including possibly a broken hop belt, fuse blowing, melted wire, backed water pipe, or burnt-out outlet.

The easiest and most straightforward reason why your GE washer stopped getting your clothes clean might simply be because it wasn’t plugged into an outlet that provides reliable power.

The following is a discussion of some problems with the Ge washer that will not work.

Drain Pump Checked

drain pump checked

Next, you will want to check the drain pump, which is a small, electric motor-driven device that forces water from the machine.

You will know if there is a clog in the drain line if the pump cannot force the water out of the machine, and it will remain in the drum.

Then, your washer will think there is water in the drum, and it won’t start.

If everything is OK with the drain line, however, then you can be sure that this little pump will work like a champ and force water out of the drum and into a drain pipe.

Electrical Connections Checking

There are a number of appliances that do not unplug like they’re supposed to. This wasn’t exactly a problem before, but now it is because the furniture rearrangements have led to power problems which could get dicey if left alone.

Before you call in an electrician, make sure to check for any loose wiring or missing plug bases because this will ensure you don’t lose power altogether.

Fuse Issue On-Line

The line fuse, which is located behind the washer’s front cover, is designed to blow if the washer’s circuits are overloaded. If the line fuse blows, the washer won’t start.

One way that you can troubleshoot this problem is by using a multimeter to test the fuse for continuity.

If it doesn’t have continuity, you should replace it with a new one. Just make sure you check for fuses in other parts of your home as well because there might be something else that caused it to blow besides simply being overloaded.

In addition, there could be an underlying cause that led to the overload at some point and not just poor use of the machine. Check for things like faulty wiring or even broken hoses on top of everything else.

Causes Of Timers

The timer on a washer frequently goes bad before the neutral safety switch, water inlet valve, or pressure switch.

To figure out if the washer timer needs to be replaced, first check all of these more common parts.

The best way to see if the timer is causing an issue on any brand of washer is to use a multimeter and check for continuity.

Faulty Power Cord

faulty power cord

First, check the plug and make sure the power cord is securely connected. If it’s plugged in but still doesn’t turn on, check to see.

If you have a blown fuse or tripped circuit breaker, turn off the main power switch at your house and wait before turning it back on.

If the washer still doesn’t run, you might have a faulty connection within the washer or possibly a bad timer switch.

You can identify the latter thanks to a blinking red light on your washer’s control panel.

Door Lock Problem

The washer door lock keeps the washer’s door secure during operation. If the washer load is not balanced, it will cause a loud banging noise which can be distracting and annoying when trying to complete other tasks.

A worn-out latch can also become loose, leading to additional problems with the function of the unit. When replacing the latch, unplug your washing machine.

You will need a Phillips screwdriver, adjustable wrench, and a flat blade screwdriver or Exacto knife to remove the old casing part, then clip off any wires that are attached to broken parts prior to installing a new latch and snap-on new casing part back on until it locks into place.

Ge Washer Won’t Start

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