GE  Washer  Error Codes for Clean Speak Top-Load Models

These error code explanations can help you diagnose a problem with your GE Clean Speak top-load washer.  For repair how-to help, visit the PartsDirect repair help section, which includes repair help for washing machines, other major appliances, lawn and garden equipment, garage door openers, vacuum cleaners and more. You can also search for owner’s manuals and find washer replacement parts

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Error Code Condition Check/Repair Shop Parts
01 User interface control board is defective Unplug the washer for 5 minutes to reset the main electronic control board and the user interface control board. If the code returns when you restore power, replace the user interface control board.
User interface control board
05, 06, 76 or 77 Bulk detergent dispenser or bulk fabric softener dispenser not operating properly Unplug the washer and clear the bulk dispenser hoses of clogs or kinks. Reconnect any loose wires between the bulk dispenser tank level sensors and the main electronic control board. Replace any damaged wires. Replace the bulk dispenser tank level sensors if defective.
Bulk dispenser tank level sensors, Wire harness
07 Stuck button on the user interface control board Unplug the washer for 5 minutes to reset the main electronic control board and the user interface control board. If the code returns when you restore power, replace the user interface control board.
User interface control board
08 or 68 Water level pressure sensor is defective Unplug the washer and reconnect the wires between the water level pressure sensor and the main electronic control board. Replace the wire harness if damaged. Reconnect the air hose between the water level pressure sensor and the bottom of the washer tub. Replace the air hose if damaged. Replace the water level pressure sensor. If the problem persists, replace the main electronic control board.
Water level pressure sensor, Wire harness, Air hose, Main electronic control board
09, 65, 66 or 0E Lid lock is defective Unplug the washer and reconnect the wire harness connections between the lid lock assembly and the main electronic control board. Replace the wire harness if damaged. Replace the lid lock assembly if it’s damaged or defective.
Lid lock assembly, Wire harness
0A or 10 Not filling with water Make sure that both water supply valves behind the washer are fully open. In winter, check the fill lines for freezing. Check the drain system for a siphon problem. If the water inlet valve assembly is defective, replace it.
Water inlet valve assembly
0B Drain pump is defective Remove any clogs from the washer drain and drain hose. Straighten the drain hose if kinked. Replace the drain pump if defective.
Drain pump
0D, 12, 72, CB, C9, CA, CC, CD, CE, CF, D5, DD, DE or DF Main electronic control board is defective Unplug the washer for 5 minutes to reset the main electronic control board. Restore electrical power. If the code returns, replace the main electronic control board.
Main electronic control board
11 Heater is defective Unplug the washer and reconnect wires on the heating element. Replace the heating element if defective. If the problem persists after replacing the heating element, replace the main electronic control board.
Heating element, Wire harness, Electronic control board
16, 17 or 18 Mode shifter is defective Unplug the washer and reconnect wires on the mode shifter. Replace the wire harness if damaged. If the wiring connections are okay, replace the mode shifter. If the problem persists, replace the main electronic control board.
Mode shifter, Wire harness, Main electronic control board
19 Flood level detected If the washer is not overfilling, replace the water level pressure switch. If the washer is overfilling, unplug the washer and replace the inlet water valve assembly if the washer continues to fill while unplugged from the power supply.
Water level pressure switch, Water inlet valve assembly
6A or 6B Thermistor (water temperature sensor) is defective Reconnect any loose wires on the thermistor. Replace the wire harness if it’s damaged. Measure the thermistor resistance using a volt/ohm meter. If the resistance isn’t 13,840 ohms at 70F, replace the thermistor.
Thermistor, Wire harness
D2 Locked rotor on the drive motor Rotate the spin basket to see if it spins freely. Remove any foreign objects trapped between the spin basket and the outer plastic tub. Unplug the washer and reconnect any loose wires on the drive motor and hall sensor (motor speed sensor). Replace the wire harness if damaged. If the wire harness is okay and the basket spins freely, replace the hall sensor. If the problem persists, replace the main electronic control board.
Hall sensor, Wire harness, Main electronic control board
D3 Hall sensor (motor speed sensor) is defective Unplug the washer and reconnect any loose wires between the hall sensor and the main electronic control board. Replace the wire harness if damaged. If the wiring is okay, replace the hall sensor. If the problem persists, replace the main electronic control board.
Hall sensor, Wire harness, Main electronic control board