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Author Topic: GE Dryer wont start  (Read 6074 times)

Offline gregowen

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GE Dryer wont start
« on: October 30, 2008, 12:32:48 PM »

I have a GE Dryer model # DBSR453EB1WW and it has suddenly stopped working although the light still works when you open the door.

Someone has suggested the thermo fuse be checked. Can anyone provide extracts from the service manual so I can diagnose if that is the case?

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Offline RegUS_PatOff

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Re: GE Dryer wont start
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2008, 02:44:43 PM »
There's (3) Thermal devices on the Heater Housing.

GE Service Manuals aren't on-line and are hard to find...
« Last Edit: October 30, 2008, 02:54:01 PM by RegUS_PatOff »
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Re: GE Dryer wont start
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2008, 10:39:49 PM »
Some of the GE material is available online, but it is not as easy as downloading a manual...

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Re: GE Dryer wont start
« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2008, 08:54:48 PM »
The thermal fuse is located on the heater housing.Open the door and hunt the screws that hold down the top. Get em out and remove the top. The heater pan is on the rear wall of the dryer. The safetys are all mounted on it. This is the fuse:

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