This GE washer repair guide will show you how to replace the spin basket in top load washers. The spin basket holds clothing during the wash cycle. Replace the basket is if it’s damaged where it attaches to the hub, which causes an intense banging or rubbing sound during the spin cycle. It’s worth replacing it if your basket is rusty in spots which are chipped. it can create marks on clothing. If the spin basket is damaged or rusted, replace it using a manufacturer-approved replacement part. Turn off electricity and water. Unplug power cord from the wall outlet. Shut off the water supply valves to the GE washer. Wear protective gloves to protect your hands. Help someone lift the GE washer off the wall.
Lift the top of the panel: Close the lid using tape so it doesn’t flop open and damage the console that controls it or strike your arms while you work. Take off the top screws of the hinge brackets and the side of the GE washer. Take the screw off the cover for the wire and pull off the GE washer. Slide the top of the panel forward by about half an inch, then raise the front of the panel by about a quarter of an inch. With the panel still slightly elevated, push the panel back by one quarter of an inch to free it from the brackets. Lift the top of the panel and then place it against the wall, behind the GE washer. To remove the tub ring, take the bottom off the tub ring and release it from the locking tabs. If necessary, make use of a slot screwdriver. The tub ring is pulled out of the GE washer. To take the impeller off use an appropriate screwdriver into the hole at the base of the cap. Then, pull the cap off the impeller. To remove the bolt holding the impeller to its motor shaft, use the wrench or socket. Grab the impeller with your hands, then take it from the GE washer.
Pull the spin basket out from the tub of washer: The spanner wrench should be placed over the spanner nut , so that the wrench teeth engage the nut’s notches. To unlock the spanner nuts make use of a hammer, and then strike the arm of the spanner wrench. Then, spin the spanner wrench until the spanner nut becomes free and then remove it from your washer. To remove the spin basket from the tub of the washer just pull it straight upwards on it. Install the spin basket. Place the spin basket on top of the shaft. After that, you’ll have to work the spin down until the shaft is fully covered. Put the spanner nuts at the base of your new spin basket. By hand, tighten the spanner nut and then employ the spanner wrench to tighten the spanner nut. With a reasonable force, hit the the spanner wrench using an hammer to tighten the spanner nut. Install the impeller once more. The impeller should be pushed on top of your drive motor shaft until it is completely installed. Install the bolt and tighten it with a firm. Attach the cap to the top of the impeller.
Reinstall the tub ring: Position the tub ring on the top of the outside tub and push it down. To secure the tabs press the tabs down which are located over the tabs that lock. Install the top panel by setting it down. Push the panel back approximately a quarter inch to engage the brackets. In order to secure the panel flush with the frame, pull the panel back by about 1/4 inch. Remove the tape from the washer lid. The screws should be inserted back into the hinges at the top on the back of the control console. Secure the screws. The tabs should be put on the right side. Then you should align the slots on the left. Insert the mounting screw. Secure the wire cover by tightening the mounting screw. Bring back power and water Then, turn on the valves for water supply. Connect the washer to the outlet.
Restore the GE washer in its original location: The washer can be calibrated by turning the control dial counterclockwise 1 time. Then, quickly (within around 6 seconds) move the control dial 3 clicks clockwise. Then, one click counterclockwise then one more click clockwise. All green status lights blink when you successfully activate the diagnostic mode. For a reset, make an entire turn of the dial counterclockwise. If the status lights do not blink, you can move the knob back faster. Select the Calibration Cycle in the diagnostic mode by turning the control dial four clicks clockwise. Once the Rinse light is activated it is time to press Start. The Calibration Cycle will last for about two to three minutes. The Calibration Cycle is completed and the washer will turn off.