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Dsxh47eg0ww I am wondering if I need to replace the control panel of my GE electric dryer, model number dsxh47eg0ww. We have cleaned lint filter inside by removing trap and vacuuming way down in, disassembled and cleaned ducts... not a ventilation issue. It doesn't have a consistent error code. Sometimes it will start for a minute, then turn off and all the lights on the right side of panel will beep 6 times, other times it will run for 5 minutes then beep 3 times. We ran a test for an error code, then it beeped 9 times and the start button blinked 5 times after that, but that error was not even an option. Wondering if it sounds like a control panel issue and if a 5 year old dryer would be better off replaced than repaired. Replacement is about double the cost of new control panel. How long do these dryers last on average?

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I would replace parts. It still is cheaper than a new unit. So get the new control panel and do it yourself and save money. The average life of a dyer is dependant only on when the owner gives up. I just serviced on last week that was 25 years old.

Posted on Jul 08, 2013

  • Krista Hosler Jul 09, 2013

    Took your advice and ordered the control panel...hope it works! Thanks!

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i feel it is loose connection issue,

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remove the vent on the dryer that goes to the outside start the dryer if it continues to ru n and not cut off you have a venting problem of the house

if it cuts off after 5 mins with the vent off you have a motor that is going bad

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on which setting are you running it. If you are running this on the timed setting then its obviously a faulty timer. Sounds to me though that you are running it on its automatic cycle. If this is the case it could be a couple of things. Somewhere on ur beast there is a moisture sensor, this is what advances the timer and tells it to stop. This may be faulty or it could be that ur vents are indeed clogged which would trap the moisture in and result in the long dry times. The simplest way to go about this one would be to clear the air flow and see if the problem persists.( this means pulling out the dryer clearing all the vents, if using the flexible ones make sure they are not binding up while setting dyer in place. Also if there is a vent that runs through the wall as well you can clear this by removing exterior vent). good luck

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rule number one take everything off of it and never store clothes or anything that can insulate the top it overheats them. It kind of fools all your sensors when you store stuff on top

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Hi, It sounds like the coils on top the gas valve are bad. If the ignitor glows but shuts off before a flame, the coils need changed.
I hope this helps. If I can assist you further, please let me know.

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