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Author Topic: GTD490ED8WS GE dryer press the start button starts let go it stops  (Read 408 times)

Offline mdniswan50

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As long push in start button works let go it stops.I ordered a  new start button no change still the same.

Offline johnboy3

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Re: GTD490ED8WS GE dryer press the start button starts let go it stops
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2021, 10:45:03 AM »
Most likely the motor centrifugal switch.  Some can be replaced, others you have to replace the whole motor.  If you have any other GE dryers with the same motor, try swapping it out.