I HATE this GE washer!!! Can I trade for a wringer-washer?
I use a TON of water with this GE washer because I have to PRE-WASH all my clothes in the laundry tub: Get clothes wet, dump soap on clothes, scrub clothes with a hand-brush until clean, rinse, wring out water THEN PUT IN WASHER TO WASH! Sometimes, it takes me an hour before I have the load ready to wash because I can only pre-wash one or two items at a time. It's so bad that I let my dirty laundry stack up until I have no more clothes to wear before I declare a Wash Day. Then it REALLY takes me a long time to "wash" clothes. If I'm lucky, after another hour of fiddling with the on/off, lock, wait, unlock, wait, lock door problem, it MIGHT start washing, but I never know. I have to stand there and wait to see if the washer will "start", or sit there with only one minute lapsed on the red LED timer, although I've been standing there 10 minutes. So I "pause", "unpause", no, that doesn't work. Turn off.....if the washer has gotten as far as turning on and running water through the dispenser for 8 seconds before I turn it off, the washer will drain when I turn it off. Turn it back on. Hit Start. wait. It locks. Wait. It unlocks. Wait. It locks again. The drum turns once one way, once the other way. Wait. It starts running water for 8 seconds. Wait. Then NADA. It is STUCK. I UNPLUG. Plug back in. Try again. Keep repeating. Keep repeating. Either it starts working (always lock, unlock, lock routine happening), or I GIVE UP!!!!! Try again another time. Meanwhile, I have a heap of pre-washed clothes sitting there. Also, sometimes the washer won't spin dry properly and I have a heap of dripping wet or wet wash. Running it through spin doesn't help. I have to throw it in my dryer however it comes out. Also, the front bottom "drain"? or "filter"? ---no filter there just unscrew and take out a plug. It drains water ALL OVER THE FLOOR. AAARG! THEN IT'S IMPOSSIBLE TO SCREW THE THING BACK IN W/O LEAKING FOREVER!!!! DO NOT BUY GE
EL CAJON, CALIFORNIA