Question about GE DBL333EA Electric Dryer
Broken belt. The safety switch will not allow the motor to stay running if the belt is broken. Open the door and look up at the 12 oclock position and their will either be 2 or 4 screws holding down the top. These must be removed and then you can get the top to come up(or off on newer models). Once you have the top up you can get to the screws which hold the front on (2). Then you simply remove the front and get it out of your way. On some these dryers there is a friendly rear hatch to help you replace the idler.
Posted on Jan 09, 2009
Hey, Thanks for the help! I had the exact same probelem, so I followed your instructions and got to the belt. But it was still in great shape. So I looked a little deeper, since you were sure it was a belt problem. And sure enough, the thing (drum?) that drives the belt had a sock stuck in it!!! So, you were pretty much right on! If it weren't for your post, I would have probably just bought another dryer, since a repairman costs as much as a used dryer.
So people, if its not the belt, don't stop there, while it's all apart, look for socks!
Posted on Feb 07, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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