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GE Profile Harmony Dryer not heating

Repairman came out and replaced a coil thermostat - when he did the main board started making a burning smell and the repair said it now needed a new board that cost over $300.00 and by the time it gets fixed I will have over $550.00 in repairs.

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I had the same problem, make sure the problem is no with the electric cord itself. My repairman told me he has seen a problem with the wires that connect the cord to the board not being tight enough, they short out and literally can catch on fire. He fixed mine for free but told me that this problem can show up six years after you have your dryer. I've had mine for three. The board was fine.

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I have a GE profile Harmony gas dryer model #DPGT750GC1PL. the dryer runs but there is no heat or air coming out of the vent. diagnostics do not indicate anything wrong


see this causes and fix it. God bless you
There's no heat dot_lineone.gif 1. Gas valve coils
Igniter glows, then shuts off without igniting gas - the problem is probably with defective coils (black, located on top of the gas valve). It is recommended to replace all coils (usually two or three) if found defective.

Note: Sometimes the whole gas valve may be defective, thus not letting the gas out. However, this problem is not common.

2. Thermal fuse
Most dryers have a thermal fuse, which burns out when the dryer overheats, in which case the dryer will either not run at all or stop heating. The fuse is usually located on the vent duct, inside the dryer. A blown fuse will show no continuity when measured with a meter. Before replacing the fuse, make sure the blower wheel is not broken or clogged, and there is nothing blocking the venting.

Note: It is recommended by most dryer manufacturers to replace a hi-limit thermostat when replacing a thermal fuse.

3. Igniter
Igniter may burn out or break. Replace the igniter if found defective.

Note: Igniters are very fragile and break easily. It is recommended to handle the igniter only touching the ceramic part of it (usually white in color).

4. Flame sensor (or radiant heat sensor)
Replace the sensor (located near the igniter) if found defective.


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Oct 02, 2012 | GE Profile Harmony DPGT750GC Gas Dryer

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I have a GE profile harmony dryer that is no longer dryering clothe at all what is wrong with it?


Hi irene jeija...


ALWAYS UNPLUG YOUR DRYER BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO DO ANY WORK ON IT.
Check to make sure you are getting full 220 Volt power to the dryer, if you are then:
Check your Wiring
Often the main wiring connection from the house, at the dryer, burns and the connection breaks. If this has happened to your dryer, you need to replace the power cord and the terminal block inside the dryer to which the wire is attached.
Check the Door Switch
If the door switch or the door-switch actuator is defective, the dryer won't work and you need to replace the failed component. The switch is inside the dryer main housing near the door frame. Sometimes you need to raise or open the top or front of the dryer to reach the switch. Check for continuity you should have none with door open, and should have a reading when closed. If not replace the door switch.
Check to make sure you heating problem is not a lint build up in the discharge hose or the dryer,as this condition can cause heater/thermistor problems such as overheating of the heating coil leading to failure of the coil and burnout of the thermostat/thermistor due to overheat.
Remove the back/or front just under the door of the machine and try to locate the air duct going from the blower to the drum. Normally inside/outside the air duct you will find the heating coil and the thermostats/thermistors. Once you have located the heating coil, remove the two wires from it and check the coil with an ohm meter across the two terminals of the coil.
You should read continuity across the terminals, if not you will need to replace the coil as it is faulty.
If the heating coil is ok, then:
You can check the thermostat/thermistor one at a time by removing the two wires and taping them together with electrical tape.
If you have an ohm meter then you can test the thermostat/thermistor/thermal fuse,
then you do not have to tape the wires together as described above.
If the coil heats up then replace the thermostat/thermistor/thermal fuse as it is faulty.
DO NOT LEAVE THE WIRES TAPED TOGETHER AFTER THE TEST AS THIS COULD CAUSE A FIRE BECAUSE YOU HAVE REMOVED THE SAFETY.

If the thermal fuse overheats the dryer will not operate. It's located on the blower housing. It cannot be reset. A vent clogged with lint can cause it to overheat. You can test it with an Ohm meter or continuity checker, if no continuity, replace it)
Right after replacing a dryer element, always run the dryer on 'air fluff' / 'no heat', and go outside to verify there's plenty of air coming out your vent system.
If the vent's clogged, that new element can burn out very quickly.
For video and pictures on how to replace the element go to the following website:
davesrepair.com/DIYhelp/DIYreplacingWPLdryels.htm
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May 30, 2011 | GE Profile Harmony DPGT750EC Electric...

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Smelled electrical burning last night and unplugged my GE profile dryer and one of the prongs(3 prong type) was burned


This usually indicates a loose connection. Check the wire connection inside the outlet and the connections on the back of the dryer. Make sure the nuts are not cross threaded, this commonly happens with the fine thread. When a loose connection happens the electricity will generate heat trying to make the connection, the cause of many home fires every year.

Oct 15, 2010 | GE Profile Harmony DPGT750EC Electric...

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DescrI have a GE profile harmony electric dryer model #dpgt750ec1pl. About 5 minutes into a drying cycle the blower shuts down. There is still heat but no air coming out of the dryer duct. Any suggestions?...


you should not have heat when motor stops there is a switch in the motor to shut the element off....yours is not working(you could burn your house)replace the motor.
PLEASE DO NOT TRY IT AGAIN...can't be lucky all the time

Aug 07, 2009 | GE Profile Harmony DPGT750EC Electric...

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Removing heater coil and thermostat


Are you sure they are bad? Have you checked them with a meter? I can help you

Jul 24, 2009 | GE Profile Harmony DPGT750EC Electric...

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Ge profile harmony electric dryer doesn't always heat.


Remove back of dryer and take out the elament shield and replace element don't over strech it start at one side and work it around thank you for useing fixya rate me

Jul 16, 2009 | GE Profile Harmony DPGT750EC Electric...

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GE Harmony electric dryer model DPGT750EC1PL- very little heat - small rattle - takes hours to dry load of laundry... any ideas?


Check the following to address this issue.


Note: Normal drying time for a dryer is about 45 minutes (some may take up to an hour).

1. Venting
Make sure the dryer vent hose, as well as the rest of the vent duct, is not clogged.

Unless regular maintenance is performed, chances are there is a lot of lint accumulated inside the dryer. This might affect the drying time and could be a fire hazard. Make sure to have your dryer cleaned regularly. Because this might involve taking most of the dryer apart, it is recommended to have a qualified appliance repairman perform this task.

2. Thermostat
There are a couple of cycling thermostats inside the dryer. If one of them breaks down, it might affect the dryer's performance. Replace the defective thermostat.

3. Heating element
A heating element might only be partially burned out, in which case it would still work but will take longer time to dry the clothes. Replace the element if found defective.

Jun 06, 2009 | GE Profile Harmony DPGT750EC Electric...

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Ge harmony won't heat up and blower does not work


Found Manual here:http://www.affordableappliance.com/Download%20Folder/GE_Harmony_Dryer.pdf

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Mar 11, 2009 | GE Profile Harmony DPGT750EC Electric...

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No heat no blower air


Your heat coil has burned out. They are pretty easy to replace if you are handy with tools but if not have a repairman do it it is usually pretty inexpensive. I replace them for about 70 bucks and the part is around 30 bucks. Good luck. Bright side is once you get it replaced it's like having a brand new dryer again.

Feb 10, 2009 | GE Profile Harmony DPGT750EC Electric...

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