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GE Appliances
General Electric Company
Louisville, Kentucky 40225

31-9135

GE Front Load
Washer

WBVH6240
WCVH6260
WHDVH626

Technical Service Guide
DECEMBER 2005

GE Consumer & Industrial

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IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE

The information in this service guide is intended for use by
individuals possessing adequate backgrounds of electrical,
electronic, and mechanical experience. Any attempt to repair a
major ap pli ance may result in personal injury and property
damage. The man u fac tur er or seller cannot be responsible for the
in ter pre ta tion of this in for ma tion, nor can it assume any liability in
connection with its use.

WARNING

To avoid personal injury, disconnect power before servicing
this prod uct . If electrical power is required for diagnosis or test
purposes, disconnect the power immediately after performing the
necessary checks.

RECONNECT ALL GROUNDING DEVICES

If grounding wires, screws, straps, clips, nuts, or washers used to
complete a path to ground are removed for service, they must be
returned to their original position and properly fastened.

GE Consumer & Industrial
Technical Service Guide

Copyright © 2005
All rights reserved. This service guide may not be reproduced in whole or in part
in any form without written permission from the General Electric Company.

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Note: Reinstall dispenser vent hose with notch
aligned on dispenser tank and ensure seam remains
aligned with the pointer on the outer tub.

Pointer

Seam

Notch

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Clip

Unused Inlet

Inlet Hose

Inlet Tube

Tank Inlet

Dispenser Vent Hose

Gasket
Inlet
Hose

Disengage the 2 plastic wire retainers from the
front bracket by pressing the lock tabs inward.

7.

Motor

Clip

Caution: A small retainer for the dispenser motor
wiring, located underneath the unused inlet, is
fragile. To avoid breakage, use minimal outward
pressure when releasing wiring.

Release the dispenser motor wiring from the
retainer.

Remove the 2 Phillips-head screws that attach
the motor and clip to the dispenser tank. Place
the motor and clip aside.

5.

6.

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Remove the 8 Phillips-head screws that attach
the control rear cover and the front bracket.

9.

Screw Locations

Remove the 2 Phillips-head screws that hold the
dispenser to the front bracket.

8.

Raise the control rear cover and the front
bracket vertically and set them towards the top
rear of washer.

10.

Remove the dispenser from the cabinet.

Caution: The water inlet pipe is fi rmly attached to
the dispenser tank. Care must be taken to avoid
damage to the dispenser tank.

Remove the water inlet pipe by twisting and
pulling outward.

11.

12.

Water Inlet Pipe

Inlet Pipe Seal

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Warranty for 2005 Product

For The Period Of: We Will Replace:

All warranty service provided by our Factory Service Centers,
or an authorized Customer Care® technician. To schedule service,
on-line, 24 hours a day, visit us at ge.com, or call 800.GE.CARES
(800.432.2737).

This warranty is extended to the original purchaser and any succeeding owner for products purchased for home use within the USA. In Alaska, the
warranty excludes the cost of shipping or service calls to your home.

Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you
may also have other rights which vary from state to state. To know what your legal rights are, consult your local or state consumer affairs office or
your state’s Attorney General.

■ Service trips to your home to teach you how to use
the product.

■ Improper installation, delivery or maintenance.
■ Failure of the product if it is abused, misused, or used for

other than the intended purpose or used commercially.
■ Damage after delivery.

■ Replacement of house fuses or resetting of circuit
breakers.

■ Damage to the product caused by accident, fire, floods or
acts of God.

■ Incidental or consequential damage caused by possible
defects with this appliance.

What Is Not Covered (in the United States):

One Year Any part of the washer which fails due to a defect in materials or workmanship. During this
From the date of the full one-year warranty, GE will also provide, free of charge, all labor and related service costs
original purchase to replace the defective part.

Second through Fifth The suspension strut assembly or motor, if any of these parts should fail due to a defect in
Year materials or workmanship. GE will also replace the washer door or door panel, if they
From the date of the should rust under normal operating conditions. During this additional four-year limited warranty,
original purchase you will be responsible for any labor and related service costs.

Second through Tenth The outer tub, if it should fail due to a defect in materials or workmanship. During this
Year additional nine-year limited warranty, you will be responsible for any labor and related
From the date of the service costs.
original purchase

Second through The inner wash basket, if it should fail due to a defect in materials or workmanship. During
Twentieth Year this additional nineteen-year limited warranty, you will be responsible for any labor and
From the date of the related service costs.
original purchase

Warrantor: General Electric Company. Louisville, KY 40225

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Warranty for 2006 and Later Product

For The Period Of: We Will Replace:

GE Washer Warranty. (For customers in the United States)
All warranty service provided by our Factory Service Centers,
or an authorized Customer Care® technician. To schedule service,
on-line, 24 hours a day, visit us at ge.com, or call 800.GE.CARES
(800.432.2737). Please have serial number and model number
available when calling for service.

This warranty is extended to the original purchaser and any succeeding owner for products purchased for home use
within the USA. If the product is located in an area where service by a GE Authorized Servicer is not available, you may
be responsible for a trip charge or you may be required to bring the product to an Authorized GE Service location for
service. In Alaska, the warranty excludes the cost of shipping or service calls to your home.

Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages. This warranty gives you
specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. To know what your legal rights
are, consult your local or state consumer affairs office or your state’s Attorney General.

■ Service trips to your home to teach you how to use
the product.

■ Improper installation, delivery or maintenance.
■ Failure of the product if it is abused, misused, or used for

other than the intended purpose or used commercially.
■ Damage after delivery.

■ Replacement of house fuses or resetting of circuit
breakers.

■ Damage to the product caused by accident, fire, floods
or acts of God.

■ Incidental or consequential damage caused by possible
defects with this appliance.

■ Product not accessible to provide required service.

What Is Not Covered (in the United States):

Warrantor: General Electric Company. Louisville, KY 40225

Staple your receipt here.
Proof of the original purchase

date is needed to obtain service
under the warranty.

One Year Any part of the washer which fails due to a defect in materials or workmanship. During this
From the date of the limited one-year warranty, GE will also provide, free of charge, all labor and related service
original purchase costs to replace the defective part.

EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES—Your sole and exclusive remedy is product repair as provided in this Limited Warranty.
Any implied warranties, including the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, are limited to
one year or the shortest period allowed by law.

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