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Author Topic: GE PTAN9250MWS top load washer always spins  (Read 4314 times)

Offline e.p.

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GE PTAN9250MWS top load washer always spins
« on: July 31, 2012, 07:55:22 AM »

Hi;
I'm working on a GE PTAN9250MWS top load washer that starts to spin as soon as you start a cycle. Even if you pause the cycle it will keep spinning. This will also happen if I start it in service mode. In service mode I can activate the water valves ect. but the tub is always spinning. I suspect the control board but I'm not familar with this model. Any help is greatly appreciated.
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Re: GE PTAN9250MWS top load washer always spins
« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2012, 08:43:16 AM »
Are sure this is a correct model #

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Re: GE PTAN9250MWS top load washer always spins
« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2012, 01:31:39 PM »
Sounds to me, mode shifter bad.

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Re: GE PTAN9250MWS top load washer always spins
« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2012, 01:42:25 PM »
Hi;
Thanks for the replies. The model number is correct. To get the machine to stop spinning I have to unplug it and wait for the tub to stop then turn the cycle knob to off and then I can plug it back in. As soon as I select a cycle it starts spinning and won't stop until I unplug it. Also the start and pause button does not stop the spin.
« Last Edit: July 31, 2012, 01:51:13 PM by e.p. »

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Re: GE PTAN9250MWS top load washer always spins
« Reply #4 on: July 31, 2012, 02:55:27 PM »
I think the ohm vaue is 96 on the mode shifter. Two lead plugs into inverter board on motor. Good luck.

Offline niobrara

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Re: GE PTAN9250MWS top load washer always spins
« Reply #5 on: July 31, 2012, 10:56:13 PM »
the newer mode shifters only ohm about 68, you have a control on the top of the motor that flashes codes. I have had bad shifters agitate but not spin ??

Offline e.p.

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Re: GE PTAN9250MWS top load washer always spins
« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2012, 08:53:10 AM »
Hi;
Checked mode shifter and it was ok. Problem was the circuit board.