Dry Load Sense Timeout Error
A GE Washer displays a 17 error code when a Dry Load Sense Timeout Error has been detected by the internal electronic diagnostics.
GE Washer 17 Error Code Meaning
The washer is not reaching the target speed within a defined time limit for the load type selected.
The dry load sense times out and moves to the next part of the cycle selected.
GE Washer 17 Error Code Possible Causes
- Water in the bottom of the tub.
- Wet clothing in the tub during sensing.
- Excessive basket friction.
The list of possible causes above may assist in determining the cause of the error code. Sometimes the error code cannot be resolved easily with the information on this page. For more information that may help diagnosis the error code visit the Appliance Repair Technical Support page of this website. Contacting a trained Appliance Repair Technician is another option if the if the issue is to difficult to resolve with the information provided.
A GE Washer displaying an error code can lock out the Washer or disable it from functioning normally. In order to regain normal functionality of the Washer the problem causing the error code will need to be resolved. Often the issue can be resolved with a simple repair or minor part replacement. This is much more cost effective and has a far less impact on the environment than a complete appliance replacement.
The information on this page may also apply to any of the following Washer manufactures under the General Electric GE brand.
- Haier Washer 17 error code.
- Hotpoint Washer 17 error code.
- Moffat Washer 17 error code.