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GE Washer WCVH6260FWW Inverter
« on: April 24, 2009, 12:03:49 PM »

I have a GE washer WCVH626FWW whit Error code 48 and the Motor test fine and the filter and hose is clean is it the Inverter want bad

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Re: GE Washer WCVH6260FWW Inverter
« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2009, 02:54:20 PM »
All you do is check for 120 volts to the inverter input side. If present when the machine should be spinning, the inverter control is bad.
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Re: GE Washer WCVH6260FWW Inverter
« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2009, 03:42:29 PM »
I have a GE washer WCVH626FWW whit Error code 48 and the Motor test fine and the filter and hose is clean is it the Inverter want bad

The motor will work and theres 120 going to the inverter but it goes to stop pause and blinks and comes up with error code E48 Does that mean bad converter?
 
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Re: GE Washer WCVH6260FWW Inverter
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2009, 04:24:36 PM »
Could be a bad motor  or a  broken harness wire between the motor and board. There is a tachometer, called a Hall Sensor, which provides input back to the board. If the RPMs are not up to par or the Hall sensor, the motor is bad, the error code comes up. All this code means is that the motor is not at the expected RPMs. It's up to you to find out which is bad. The manual gives you the OHM readings for all the motor  contacts, etc., so unless you are electronically-challenged this should be an easy diagnosis.

According to the tech sheet, the E48 code directly points to an open motor phase. If the motor OHMs out correctly, replace the inverter.
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Re: GE Washer WCVH6260FWW Inverter
« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2009, 06:58:39 PM »
To AJ
New Inverter fixed It Washer is like new now (I check motor for open winding and sensor all was ok)
just like technical service guide on here said to do.
And checked with someone and AJ said the same thing.
I wanted to make sure because it was $215.72 with life time warranty that is a big $ sign. :o

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Re: GE Washer WCVH6260FWW Inverter
« Reply #5 on: April 28, 2009, 05:05:50 AM »
H-mm, I don't see where AJ had anything to do with this post, but glad you figgered it out...
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Re: GE Washer WCVH6260FWW Inverter
« Reply #6 on: April 28, 2009, 09:19:57 AM »
To Repair-man
New Inverter fixed It Washer is like new now (I check motor for open winding and sensor all was ok)
just like technical service guide on here said to do.
And checked with someone and Repair-man said the same thing.
I wanted to make sure because it was $215.72 with life time warranty that is a big $ sign.  :o

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BillyBob :)Sorry :embarassed:
 

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Re: GE Washer WCVH6260FWW Inverter
« Reply #7 on: April 28, 2009, 09:22:52 AM »
To Repair-man
New Inverter fixed It Washer is like new now (I check motor for open winding and sensor all was ok)
just like technical service guide on here said to do.
And checked with someone and Repair-man said the same thing.
I wanted to make sure because it was $215.72 with life time warranty that is a big $ sign. :o

Thanks
BillyBob :)








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Re: GE Washer WCVH6260FWW Inverter
« Reply #8 on: April 28, 2009, 09:47:27 AM »
Hi Repair-man
I have a bleach problum on the washer now it stans the clothes. :(
It hapind once befor I put the new Inverter in.

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Re: GE Washer WCVH6260FWW Inverter
« Reply #9 on: May 02, 2009, 08:07:13 PM »
Looks like the Inverter fixed It all I though the bleach problem was after the new Inverter.
Did just like on here and cheek whit Repair-man and he said cheek motor & wires all was fine.                              Inverter was plastic and taller and feet was different so I want home to get It and I looked in washer to see If It would fit and want back to see If wires was the same all looked fine.
I thought It was the filter clothes where all wet but when the cycle was off and filter was clean I want on here and found    http://appliancejunk.com/ge/washer/31-9135.pdf   It was a big help and was Repair-man  :) O0

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Re: GE Washer WCVH6260FWW Inverter
« Reply #10 on: July 02, 2009, 09:42:23 AM »
Thanks the washer works great 8)

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Re: GE Washer WCVH6260FWW Inverter
« Reply #11 on: July 02, 2009, 09:51:15 AM »
Glad to hear you got it repaired.
Thanks for the update.