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GE Dryer Mod # DWSR463EG6WW, stops running when I release the "Start" button?

When I press the start button, it seems to run, but when I release the start button, the unit stops working.....and is this something I can fix myself?

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SOURCE: Dryer starts when start button is pressed and held but will not stay running when button is released

there is a holding contact at the motor wiring, check the schematics and trace that holding contact. it should hold the motor running as soon as it starts.

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Posted on Sep 14, 2008

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SOURCE: Kenmore Dryer stop running when release the start button

I have whirlpool dryer, when i push the start button it will start but only stay on for part of the drying time. no the start button make noise when push and after keep trying it stop.

Posted on Jan 26, 2009

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SOURCE: Press start button and dryshuts off when start button is released

There is a switch assembly on the motor that activates when the motor is running. Centrifugal switch. It keeps it running when you release the switch. That is where to start. Eric

Posted on Jun 11, 2009

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SOURCE: Asko Dryer stops running when you release the start button.

It could be that the overheat protection kicked in. When this happens the dryer will start when you push the button but shuts off when you release it. There is also no heat.

There is a reset button on the back of the dryer covered by a rubber membrane. Push that in. If you hear a click, the dryer has reset and should run normally. If the dryer continues to shut off and need reset, there's probably a lint blockage somewhere.

Posted on Jun 21, 2009

erpaalai
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SOURCE: dryer start button

The motor switch is not switching over. Either the switch is bad or the dryer is not tumbling fast enough to activate it. Eric

Posted on Aug 08, 2009

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