COMMUNITY FORUM

wildcatz

07:16AM | 02/06/07
Member Since: 02/05/07
1 lifetime posts
Bvelectrical
I have a GE Washer model #WBB3300AOWW that works fine until it gets to the cycle at six minutes (medium cycle) and the beginning of the spin cycle. A technician first said it was the control panel because during that cycle time it would lose voltage but when he replaced the panel it still did not work correctly. What confuses me is it only starts making a loud click noise during the six minute cycle and the beginning of the spin cycle but still works, just at a slower speed.

The washer is 6 years old and I am wondering is it best to get a new washer or try and repair this problem, if it can be fixed at a low cost.

DanO

08:16AM | 02/06/07
Member Since: 11/11/02
2271 lifetime posts
** GE Washer model # WBB3300A0WW... making a loud click noise **

If the sound in coming from the motor, I'm afraid that is most often caused by a problem in the motor itself. :(

GE has redesigned the motor used on that model washer. It is now more powerful and no longer uses a clutch which was also problematic on the original motor design.

- WBB3300A0WW Replacement Clutchless Motor

LINK > http://www.appliance411.com/data.php?rc=963750

** works fine until it gets to the cycle at six minutes (medium cycle) and the beginning of the spin cycle. **

I have no idea why it would only fail at that point unless a different motor speed is being used at that time.

** A technician first said it was the control panel but when he replaced the panel it still did not work correctly. **

Were they a GE *factory authorized* service depot? One of them should have known about the common motor failure point and to begin their inspection there.

JMO

Dan O.

www.Appliance411.com/parts/?ref411=GE+Washer

The Appliance Information Site

=D~~~~~~
Click_to_reply_button
Inspiration_banner

INSPIRATION GALLERY



Post a reply as Anonymous

Photo must be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and less than 5MB.

Reply_choose_button

captcha
type the code from the image

Anonymous

Post_new_button or Login_button
Register

All bookworms need a good bookmark that inspires them to keep reading. To make this colorful bookmark, cut a rectangular p... It turns out that many bath and kitchen cleansers contain chemicals that are dangerous to the skin and eyes, and often pro... So often we paint tiny nooks white to make them appear larger, but opting for a dark, dramatic wall color like this one—Be... Chocolate-colored walls and large window frames allow the exposed wood beams to take center stage in this small screened p... If you're not crazy about the idea of commingling plants and pool, this modern variation may be more to your liking. The s... Yes, a freestanding garage can become its own tiny house. Artist Michelle de la Vega has all the comforts of a modern resi... There’s nothing like a new set of cabinet hardware to refresh a room. The possibilities are endless: Go modern, rustic, or... Pursue what's known as the stack effect. To achieve it, open the windows on both the upper and lower floors, and as warm a... Like no other floor type, a checkerboard design works wonders to underscore the retro kitchen theme. Vinyl flooring, ceram... Twine lanterns add pops of crafty—but sophisticated—flair to any outdoor setting. Wrap glue-soaked twine around a balloon ... When securely fastened to a tree or the ceiling of a porch, a pallet and some cushioning make the ideal place to lounge. V... Incorporate nature into your lighting scheme by securing a dead tree in a concrete mold and draping your pendant lamp from... For the cost of a can of exterior paint , you can totally transform your porch. Paint the floor a hue that complements yo... In this urban apartment, a standard-issue patio became a serene and green perch by replacing the typical concrete with gro... If you put the washing machine in the mudroom, you can stop the kids from walking through the house in dirty, grass-staine...
Follow_banner_a
Newsletter_icon Google_plus Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon
 
webapp2