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Dryer wont start replaced start switch started for a minnute and now wont start again

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I would test the motor maybe getting hot and shutting down or, a thermal fuse or something has went out. www.whirlpoolpartssurplus.com

Posted on Jun 23, 2009

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How do i fix my dryer ... it wont start all of a sudden?


A closed switch should show virtually no resistance at all, and 30 ohms is therefore pretty high. Think of a switch as merely putting two pieces of a broken wire together, or pulling them apart again-- there shouldn't be any resistance at all!

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When hitting start button, it sometimes buzzes, but fails to start. Can sometimes wait for a little while and try again, and it starts. When it buzzes, it will only buzz for a few seconds and then nothing.


it is either the door switch or start switch, this website will show you how to test both, Good Luck Tim:

http://www.partselect.com/dryer+dryer-wont-start+repair.htm

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My ge electric dryer model number fse747ges1 wont start. i replaced the start switch. still wont start.


Check the door switch. If it is bad, loose, or faulty, the machine won't start. You can test the switch with an ohmmeter. They are a common problem causer, especially in a no-start senario

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Dryer will start run 5 minnutes shut down


After the dryer has been started to run, the motor will stop only when at least one of the motor feeder circuit wires is disconnected. The main feed line is routed through the timer while the neutral feed line is routed through the door switch. Hence, the problem is either the timer or the door switch. But the dryer shuts down 5 minutes after it is started and this signifies a dead spot in the timer that discontinues the main feed line shutting the motor down and also the timer motor. If the timer stops at the same point, then the timer is faulty and needs to be replaced.

Replacing the timer is an easy task that an average handy housewife can do. Just make sure the power to the dryer is disconnected prior to servicing to avoid the risk of electric shock.

Pull the timer knob off the console then remove the screws attaching the console rear panel to the console and move the panel away.

Disconnect the wires from the timer terminals one at a time then connect it to the new timer to avoid swapping out the wires.

Remove the screws securing the timer to the bracket then remove the timer and secure the new timer in place. Put the console rear panel back into position and secure it with the screws.

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Dryer just stopped


The dryer will not start with a broken door switch. Replace the door switch if found defective.

Most dryers have a door switch actuator lever - when you close a dryer door, it presses against the lever, which actuates the door switch. If the lever is broken, the switch would not activate and the dryer would not start. Replace the lever, if broken.

Note: Door switch actuator lever usually comes with the door switch assembly and it is recommended to get the whole assembly since there is almost no price difference between the door switch assembly and just the lever. Check your model for more details.

I would also, check the Thermal Fuse as well.

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For heat issue I had replaced the heat relay switch a year ago and that worked. For the start button holding issue I replaced the motor relay switch and the dryer is fine again.

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