GE Washer Won't Start


The 3 most common part(s) or condition(s) which cause the symptom Washer won't start are listed below starting with the most likely. Check or test each item and watch any available videos.

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Main Control Board - Part # 1606332 Mfg Part # WH12X10468

Main Control Board

RepairClinic Item # 1606332

If the washer won't start the main control board might be defective. This is not common. Check other parts and causes first.


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Other Causes and Conditions

Incoming Power Problem

If the washer won't start check to see if there is power at the electrical outlet which the washer is plugged into. Plug a lamp or radio into the outlet to check it. If the outlet is dead, check the circuit breakers or fuses for the home.

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Power Cord - Part # 1168743 Mfg Part # WH19X10046

Power Cord

RepairClinic Item # 1168743

If the washer won't start, check to be sure there is power to the electrical outlet for the home. If that is OK, the power cord itself might be defective. This is rare. You can check the power cord with an Ohm meter for continuity.

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