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GE Dryer model DSXH43EAOWW won't stay on.

Has been working fine for 7 yrs. Today coworkers noticed sparks coming out of the back! It will not stay on unless the switch is held in the the start position manually. What should we do?

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If the drum won't move, likely culprit is the belt

Posted on May 07, 2009

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SOURCE: GE Dryer doesn't give out heat.

OK, i would check the thermal fuse. is usually located on or around the blower housing. Check the vent duct if its not on the blower motor housing. 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.

If the fuse is OK, there is only one more problem spot and that will be the timer itself. replace the timer/control if the fuse is OK.

Posted on Jun 01, 2009

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SOURCE: Dryer won't stay running

I had the same problem with my kemore. Thank goodness I still had it under warranty.
The tech said the door latch was just slightly ajar. This is common he said that when we take clothes out we let the door close to hard or gets ajar for leaning in to take clothes out.
He readjusted it and I have never had a problem with it again.
Hope this helps

Posted on Sep 26, 2009

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Posted on Nov 13, 2009

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Thanks for using FixYa. If the vent is clean then it seems to be the issue with the Thermal Fuse/Thermostat going bad and needs to be replaced. It is mounted to the exhaust duct inside the back cover panel. You can check it for continuity with an ohm meter, no continuity means the fuse is bad and you need to replace it. Please accept the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.



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