Question about GE Profile Harmony DPGT750GC Gas Dryer
i think you have problem with thermostat.
t hermostats, the dryer temperature control switches, are controlled by the temperature inside the dryer or by the heat of the motor. One or more thermostats on the panel can be adjusted to control the temperature in the dryer. Operating thermostats sometimes stick, causing control problems. These thermostats are usually positioned near the exhaust duct bulkhead or the fan housing of the dryer. Remove the back panel of the dryer to get at them.
Before you make any checks, try tapping the housing of the thermostats lightly with the handle of a screwdriver. This may jar the contacts loose. Temperature control switches are located behind the dryer control panel, and the panel must be removed for switch testing or replacement. Here's how to test and replace the thermostat:
Step 1: To check the control panel thermostat, make sure power is off to the dryer. Test the thermostat with a VOM set to the RX1 scale. Clip one probe of the VOM to each thermostat terminal. If the meter reads zero, the thermostat is working. If the needle jumps to a high reading, the thermostat is faulty and should be replaced.
Step 2: If necessary, replace the thermostat with a new one of the same type. Connect the new thermostat the same way the old one was connected.
Step 3: To check an operating thermostat, first make absolutely certain that the power to the dryer has been turned off and the dryer is cool. Then disconnect the leads to one side of the thermostat. Test an operating thermostat with a VOM set to the RX1 scale; clip one probe to each terminal of the thermostat. Disconnect the leads to one side of the thermostat so that the meter won't give a false reading. If the meter reads zero, the thermostat is working. If the needle jumps to a high reading, the thermostat is faulty and should be replaced.
thank you .............please rate it
Posted on Nov 30, 2008
a 6ya Repairman can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Repairman (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Aug 07, 2012 | Kenmore Dryers
Aug 24, 2011 | Dryers
Jul 13, 2011 | Whirlpool WED5500S Electric Dryer
Apr 10, 2010 | Dryers
Jan 22, 2009 | Whirlpool LER5636P Electric Dryer
Jan 22, 2009 | Dryers
Jan 22, 2009 | Kenmore 75962 Gas Dryer
Aug 18, 2008 | Kenmore 98702 Stacked Washer/Dryer
Jun 22, 2006 | Candy CNW156 Front Load Washer / Dryer
143 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: