Locked Rotor Error
A GE Washer displays a 3 error code when a Locked Rotor Error has been detected by the internal electronic diagnostics.
GE Washer 3 Error Code Error Code Meaning
There is no change in the motor RPM signal for 5 seconds in the spin cycle.
GE Washer 3 Error Code Error Code Possible Causes
- The motor is jammed.
- The tub is jammed.
- The motor is defective.
- The RPM sensor is defective.
- The main PCB is defective.
- Loose wiring connection at the motor, RPM sensor or main PCB.
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 3 error code.
- Hotpoint Washer 3 error code.
- Moffat Washer 3 error code.
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