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Exhaust fan working intermittently

I have had the same problem now for close to 8 months. It satarted with dryer only drying 1 out of every 3 loads ( drying intermittently). We had a appliance repairman sent over by GE and he could not find a problem. @ days later we had him back out as the problem had returned. He replaced the thermostat. We then moved to Canada and the dryer was then serviced by a technician here. He charged us $277 for labor and 443 to replace the circuit board. Dryer worked great for 2 - 3 weeks and we are back to the same problem. Found that when the dryer was changed from a 3 wire power configuration to a 4 wire it was wired incorrectly. I resolved that issue and then tested the dryer. It worked awesome the exhaust motor was blowing very warm air out the rear of the unit and dried the load like a charm. Then for the second load it stopped blowing exhaust. I have called yet another repair man and learned that Canadian techs have not been trained on this dryer and that since mine is a US model it has no Canadian stamp on it and he cannot work on it. So now I am going to fix it myself. Everything apparently works, but there is a intermittently problem somwhere in the exhaust motor / fan area. I am just not sure where to start looking. Also the dryer heats just fine inside the drum. Could someone give me a clue as to where to start looking. I am a 13year US Navy advanced electronics tech so I understand how to use vlot / ohm meters and most testing equipment. Thanks.

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  • Mirrado Mar 30, 2008

    EXACTLY...

    ...what my symptoms are as well. My heat seems to go off when the blower stops or visa versa. It may be the heat getting too hot and shutting everything down... I am not sure but they both go off together and I cannot dry more than one load.



    PLEASE update me with any possible solutions for this issue. My Email is amerithai444@yahoo.com. Thanks in advance!

  • big valsalva Mar 30, 2008

    Similar problem. Ran the diagnostic. Message said blower motor not coming up to speed. Check or replace blower motor. My father in law doesn't belive it. He pulled the dryer out from the wall. Checked the venting. Pushed the dryer back and it worked just fine for two weeks. Now it won't work again.

  • Anonymous Apr 12, 2008

    Hi I have the GE Profile gas dryer and it stopped getting hot and blowing air taking forever to dry a load. Now it works every now angain but not that often?? Any ideas. Josie

  • cycolac Apr 21, 2008

    I have the same problem. Blower doesn't work 80% of the time. Anyone know how to dismantle this thing so I can troubleshoot, repair myself?

  • Anonymous May 20, 2008

    DRYER WARMS BUT NO HEAT

  • keeplaughing May 22, 2008

    I just called for service. My dryer also has been working on and off for one week now. Infact, it worked for a few minutes after I called this morning for service

    and I think the heat has disappeared again. I also changed and cleaned my vents/venting. I hope I have a repairman who has experienced this. I will let you know tomorrow.

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4 days later and I still donothave a dryer. this seems to be a VERY COMMON PROBLEM with this model and maybe there is a Recall in order? I am going to contact SOMEONE at GE that can give me some answers, meaybe it will help if everyone else here does the same.

I am not normally so demanding but for the money we spent on this unit I feel it should last more than 3-4 years. We all have the same probem around the same time frame.

Pleasa send me an Email as noted above if anyone finds the solution.

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