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My GE Dryer model DWSR483EA1ww will not stop & doesn't dry quick

My GE Dryer modle DWSR483EA1ww will not stop rotating unless I open the door. Regardless of which setting I turn it to,the knob never moves, nor does the dryer stop running until I open the door. Also, the dryer takes forever to dry even the smallest load of laundry. I have had it for 5 years. Help!

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First thing you should do is check the flow of your vent, a clogged vent can cause all your problems check it outside while the unit is running you should get really good flow compare it to the flow of the dryer with the vent hose off the dryer completly. they should be fairly close or just run it with out the vent hooked up to the vent if you have an electric but not with a gas dryer

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  • ben thomas Mar 09, 2009

    first thing you should do is check the flow of your vent, a clogged vent can cause all your problems check it outside while the unit is running you should get really good flow compare it to the flow of the dryer with the vent hose off the dryer completly. they should be fairly close or just run it with out the vent hooked up to the vent if you have an electric but not with a gas dryer

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