This guide explains how to access the diagnostic mode on GE UltraFresh front-load washers.

diagnostic mode on GE UltraFresh front-load washers
GE UltraFresh Front Load Washer: How to Use Diagnostic Mode

Important Note: Refer to your washer’s repair manual for specific details about fault codes and test interpretations.

Access ing Diagnostic Mode on GE UltraFresh Front-Load Washers

The diagnostic mode has two sections: consumer fault code and technician mode.

Consumer Fault Code:

  1. Preparation: Ensure the washer is plugged in and powered off.
  2. Activate: Press and hold the start button for exactly 10 seconds. All indicator lights will illuminate.
  3. View Fault Codes: The display will show a blinking number (fault code). Each number corresponds to a specific washer component issue.
  4. Navigate Codes: Briefly press the start button to cycle through displayed fault codes.
  5. Exit Mode: When finished, press the power button to turn off the washer and exit diagnostic mode.

Technician Mode:

  1. Preparation: Ensure the washer is plugged in and all indicator lights are off.
  2. Activate: Press and hold the start button while turning the cycle knob 180 degrees (one full rotation). Release both buttons when complete. The display will show a number indicating the active test mode.
  3. Select Test: Turn the cycle knob to choose the desired test number (refer to your service manual for a list of tests and their corresponding numbers).
  4. Run Test: Press the start button to initiate the selected test. Press the start button again to stop the test.
  5. Exit Mode: Press the power button to turn off the washer and exit diagnostic mode.

Using Diagnostic Mode

  • This mode allows you to view fault codes stored in the washer’s memory (consumer mode).
  • In technician mode, you can run individual tests on specific washer components to diagnose potential issues.
  • Always refer to your GE washer repair manual for detailed information about fault codes and test interpretations.

This guide explains how to access the diagnostic mode on GE UltraFresh front load washer models:

  • GFW510SCN0
  • GFW510SCNWW
  • GFW510SCN0W*
  • GFW550SSN0
  • GFW550SSNWW
  • GFW550SSN0WW
  • GFW550SPN0
  • GFW550SPNDG
  • GFW550SPN0DG
  • GFW650SSN0
  • GFW650SSNWW
  • GFW650SSN0WW
  • GFW650SPN0
  • GFW650SPNSN
  • GFW650SPN0SN
  • GFW850SSN0
  • GFW850SSNWW
  • GFW850SSN0WW
  • GFW850SPN0
  • GFW850SPNDG
  • GFW850SPN0DG

Note: This guide provides a general overview. Your manual will have more specific information about fault codes and tests available in technician mode.

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