Have to reset motor on a GE Profile Washer

Appliance Repair Troubleshooting QuestionsCategory: Washing MachinesHave to reset motor on a GE Profile Washer
Anonymous asked 7 years ago
The washer fills with water and then stops. I have to reset the motor by unplugging the machine and waiting 1 minute, then raise and lower the lid 6 times. It usually resets. Is this the motor going bad or some other problem. I do not want to buy a motor if that is not the problem.