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Dryer when I turn my dryer on it sounds like power but nothing is going so I went and to the top off and the front off like a car as the suggest was and the drum belt is good I started turning the blower with my hand and it spins so now don't know what to check for now

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  • capcorvair Jan 05, 2008

    my GE dryer only hums when I try to push the start button and seems like a slite dim of the lights in the room let off start button and nothing happens and not getting any noise from timer.



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Almost certainly the capacitor is defective.{small plastic sylinder with with 2 wires connected). if it runs after you turn fan with hand, thats your problem.

Posted on Nov 15, 2007

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Check the front door switch for a clicking sound; in no sound occur, change the door switch.

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