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Greg_W

GE WBSR3140D0WW WEAK AGITATION AND SPIN

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It will agitate and spin fine with no clothes in it, but with a light load it barely agitates and has a hard time starting to spin. The splines look fine.

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Remove front panel and check belt and clutch.

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How do you remove the front panel?

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Check that model number for me again, budrow, cuz sumpin ain't raht with the one you posted.

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WBSR3140D0WW

Edited by Samurai Appliance Repair Man
Corrected model number; it's "D0WW" not "DOWW"; zero, not the letter "O"

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Edited topic title

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Got the front off. Belt shows signs of wear. What is the right way of replacing the belt? IE: getting the old one off and the new one on. Also saw some moisture in the cabinet. No real sign of where it's coming from. Got a fan blowing to dry it out now.

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Before replacing belt, put in some clothes and see what happens when unit starts to agitate and then try spin cycle. Is belt slipping or is clutch slipping?

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