Frigidaire GLTF2940ES Front Load Washer - Answered Questions & Fixed issues


you will need to unplug the machine and take off the back panel and look for a small 5mm pipe leading upwards, take it off and blow gently into it you should hear a click and another one when you let the air out again if so then the small pipe where you took it from is blocked preventing the switch to work properly , unblock the pipe with a pipe cleaner or metal rod its normally full of soap goo return the pipe and close the back up and run the machine again eric

Frigidaire... | Answered on Jan 17, 2018 | 184 views


if you send me the diagram I can possibly give you the answer, as normally there is the driver pcb to consider or I will find you the best way to do it, please ask the web site for my email address as I don't know if Im allowed to publish it on this answer eric

Frigidaire... | Answered on Jan 17, 2018 | 495 views


It is replaced from the rear of the drum, beneath the pulley.
You need a bearing puller tool and some common sense.
Take photos as you work, that aids reassembly.

Frigidaire... | Answered on Jan 06, 2018 | 117 views


frigidaire has problems with their computer boards and it sounds like this is your problem,i've seen them shut down and then after a while start beeping on it's own just like your machine is doing and it was the board part 137006000

Frigidaire... | Answered on Dec 05, 2017 | 786 views


Call Frigidaire and keep asking for someone higher up until you get results.

Frigidaire... | Answered on Nov 07, 2017 | 1,074 views


Motor has some shorted windings. Timer switches to higher current for faster rotation and the thermal overload protection shuts the process off as the current is too high because of the shorted windings.

Frigidaire... | Answered on Oct 04, 2017 | 94 views


You bought them in 2009 and it's 2017. That's 8 years later.

Frigidaire... | Answered on Aug 09, 2017 | 110 views


Grit in the inlet water valve.

Frigidaire... | Answered on Jun 30, 2017 | 227 views


as long there isnt an overload or water level sensor issue

you can replace the door seal

also check door catch /safety switch

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Frigidaire... | Answered on Sep 10, 2016 | 47 views


its problably not able to balenbace the load of rugs, if the machine cant balance itwont go to high speed spin. in actuallity your probalby better off bringing the rugs to the laundry mats, especially if the are rubber backed, the rubber backing will come off clogging your pump assy, then your looking at replacing hte pump for a few hundred dollars, for a clean set of $30 bath rugs.

Frigidaire... | Answered on Aug 26, 2016 | 962 views


Hey John, thanks for your inquiry!
Based off what you have described your Frigidaire washer is stopping early and not spinning clothes properly. It sounds like this could be an issue within the control panel or a miscommunication within the electronics. I would suggest performing a reset on the washer to help clear out any miscommunication and you can do that by disconnecting the power cord for at least ten minutes. You may need to have a technician out to review your washer if the reset does not help clear out the error. I hope this information helps towards the repair of your washer. -Matt

Frigidaire... | Answered on Apr 19, 2016 | 69 views


No! Remove the screw holding the vane and slide it towards you. It will then come out.
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Frigidaire... | Answered on Jan 01, 2016 | 450 views


thank you, that was the problem, we had the hoses swapped. i appreciate this site! mike and pam

Frigidaire... | Answered on May 18, 2015 | 1,195 views


No spin, or lite spin try these:



Using a multi meter check for continuity the door switch, which when bad may not allow agitation or spin. The lid switch assembly can fail either mechanically or electrically.



Check the clutch, brake assembly and transmission, one way to check for slipping is to get under the machine after a spin cycle ( this is if u get a lil spin but not much leaving clothes still wet) mix in a spray bottle a lil water and some dish detergent, then spray it on the clutch assembly ( the metal round pc. Connected to the tranny) if it sizzles and steams up then u know its bad and slipping. Another way to check clutch if u get no spin at all? Is to take it out and use ur hand to try and turn the inner spring assembly pushing it around the inside? If its very easy, it BAD should be hard to push by hand.

Or try the hand test:

If no hammering sound has ever been heard out of this machine, one of the unofficial tests we professional appliantologists will do in the field is called the Hand Test. WARNING:This test is not sanctioned by Whirlpool Corporation; it involves bypassing safety equipment and then putting your hand on and near rotating machinery which could result in injury, dismemberment, disfigurement, disembowelment, mangling, hideous screaming, and a bloody death. Proceed at your own risk! Have a nice day.

- put the timer on a spin cycle and open the lid- grab the inner basket with maybe 30% to 40% of your hand strength with your left hand

- turn on the machine and bypass the lid switch by depressing the lid switch with a key until the machine begins to spin

- if the clutch is engaging properly, the basket should immediately begin to spin and slip through your hand

- if it takes very little force to stop the tub from spinning, the clutch needs to be replaced.



Next check the motor coupler which engages the tub and tranny to the motor. ( if its bad u usually get no wash or spin or very little of either)



Next check for a loose, worn or broken belt if belt driven. And on some models there is no clutch but rather what is called a splutch. And a MODE shifter. These can go bad and effect the spin cycle.



On some front load models u may need to check the STATOR assembly.

The stator is essentially one half of a motor, it interacts with the tub by creating a strong electro-magnet. If the stator burns out the washer won't spin or agitate. Check the stator for continuity. This part is often misdiagnosed.



Sometimes a no spin machine can be due to a plugged waterpump hose or obstructed water pump propeller. Check these by eye and hand.



Your next step is toremove the cabinetand jumper the lid switch harness (tan to gray). Put the unit in spin and watch the shiny metal clutch disc that is on top of the transmission where the shaft comes out. If the machine starts and runs in spin, check to see if the disc is spinning. If it is, then the problem isnot in the gearcase- look for trouble in theclutch,basket driveor the tub drive block



If, on the other hand, the disc is NOT spinning, check for a problem withthe motor drive coupleror one of its retainers. This washer doesn't have a belt. Instead, the motor is directly coupled to the gearcase by a drive coupler; that's why it's called a direct drive washer.




Read more:Diagnosing and Repairing Spin and Agitate Problems in a Whirlpool / Kenmore Direct Drive Washerhttp://fixitnow.com/wp/2010/07/07/diagnosing-and-repairing-spin-and-agitate-problems-in-a-whirlpool-kenmore-direct-drive-washer/#ixzz3XW7eZwiNBy the way my advice is free cuz God is good!






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Frigidaire... | Answered on May 15, 2015 | 118 views


Best guess, yes!

Frigidaire... | Answered on May 12, 2015 | 63 views


As for unplugging it, I had an issue with mine not spinning on the Perm Press cycle. I tried unplugging it for an hour and plugging it in again to no avail. Just gave up on the Perm Press cycle. A few months later I unplugged it for a week while I was on vacation and low and behold, it started to spin on the Perm Press cycle! I'm not sure how long it would have needed to be unplugged, but you may want to try for a couple of days. But, in the mean time....

Try running the diagnosis and looking for an error code.
To recall an error code,
• Wake the machine by pressing any button
• Wait 5 seconds
• Press and hold the Start and Pause Cancel buttons simultaneously
• All LEDs will go blank and after a few seconds the control will signal the stored code using audible beeps and blinking LEDs. The control will repeatedly signal the code, as long as the Start and Pause Cancel buttons are pressed. A two-second pause between repeats affords you the ability to make accurate counts to identify the correct error codes.
For complete instructions and to run a more thorough diagnosis, download the instructions here:
http://manuals.frigidaire.com/prodinfo_pdf/webster/134542000.pdf

Frigidaire... | Answered on May 11, 2015 | 79 views


Hello John, thanks for your inquiry!

From my understanding your Frigidaire front load washer is displaying an error code of "E20" and you would like to know how to fix it. An "E20" code stands for water is not pumping out fast enough this could be a problem with your drain hose, pump, or control panel. I would suggest checking the drain line to make sure it is not restricted. If the line looks clear it could be a problem with your drain pump or control panel. I would recommend seeking assistance from a professional technician for proper repairs. I hope this information is helpful. -Matt

Frigidaire... | Answered on Apr 29, 2015 | 201 views


There is a front access panel below your door that is held in place by 2 screws at the very bottom edge near the floor. Remove the screws and access panel. The drain pump on that model I think is at right front corner. To remove or clean it---unplug washer---unplug 2 wires to pump---remove/loosen 2 big hose clamps and pull rubber hoses off---and then remove 2 mounting screws holding pump to washer floor. Reverse procedure to reinstall.

Frigidaire... | Answered on Apr 23, 2015 | 52 views


There is a front access panel below your door that is held in place by 2 screws at the very bottom edge near the floor. Remove the screws and access panel. The drain pump on that model I think is at right front corner. To remove or clean it---unplug washer---unplug 2 wires to pump---remove/loosen 2 big hose clamps and pull rubber hoses off---and then remove 2 mounting screws holding pump to washer floor. Reverse procedure to reinstall.

Frigidaire... | Answered on Apr 23, 2015 | 46 views


BAD CLUTCH OR LOOSE BELT

Frigidaire... | Answered on Apr 01, 2015 | 30 views

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