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GE WHRE5550K Top... | Answered on Mar 25, 2018


FIRST, unplug the washer and thoroughly check the power cord for breaks. Secondly, if no obvious signs of a break or bad plug are found, HAVE A QUALIFIED ELECTRICIAN OR TECH check the AC outlet for a broken ground wire! If the ac outlet is good, then remove the front panel by using a 2 inch putty knife, sliding it between the top cover and the front cover approx 2 inches from both sides and pushing in firmly to release the retaining clips. Pull the front cover out from the top and then off of the positioning tabs at the bottom. If you are hesitant about doing any of this, call for service! These washers leak from the central tub seal at the bottom. Water can leak down the steel shaft straight into the electric shifter. Also, if the leak is bad enough, the water can be thrown into the main drive motor(which has the main control board mounted on top of it)and cause all sorts of problems. If your unit has a tub seal leak, it is a MAJOR repair, requiring the shifter to be replaced, if water has gotten into the motor, it, too, will have to be replaced.

GE WHRE5550K Top... | Answered on Aug 17, 2015


May be the motor, if it is not completely draining it will not spin. The pressure switch hose may be dirty and clogged. Could be the lid switch.,

GE WHRE5550K Top... | Answered on Feb 05, 2014


yes,most likely the lid switch,but have seen in rare cases the pressure switch hose from the tub to the pressure can be partially plugged up with soap residue and not letting the units pressure switch start the spin cycle,remove the hose on one end and make sure the tub side isnt blocked by blowing into the end of the hose,then remove the other end of the hose and blow into the hose and make sure the pressure switch clicks as in changing positions

GE WHRE5550K Top... | Answered on Apr 28, 2013


Check the drive belt. It goes from the motor to the drum. If it is broken or stretched the motor will tun but the drum will not. Belt is under 10 for the part

GE WHRE5550K Top... | Answered on Feb 17, 2013

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