Question about GE Dryers

1 Answer

My GE Profile dryer is wedging clothes in the front of the drum and seemingly 'scorching' them. I can move the drum up and down by grabbing the paddles on the inside. What could be causing it and how would I repair it?

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 20 Answers

Check the tumbler hinge on the back of the tumblermake sure its not worn out

Posted on May 08, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

Gas dryer yellow stains


Check inside your drum for a crayon stuck to it

Dec 04, 2017 | GE Profile DPSB620GCWW Gas Dryer

1 Answer

GE profile electric dryer, sounds like something is stuck in drum


Heating problem is most likely caused by one strand of your heating element is burned out. Heating element will have to be replaced if that's the case. Noise you are hearing is most likely coming from worn front and / or back bearing. Dryer has to be completely disassembled for either repair.

Aug 28, 2017 | GE Profile Harmony DPGT750EC Electric...

2 Answers

I am having a problem with my Ge dryer catching my clothes somewhere in the front by the top of the door it rips the clothes when trying to get them free can you help


it may be snagging clothes on a sharp edge or flashing on the plastic light assembly overhead of the door. you might just need to take a small piece of fine sandpaper and remove the burr or sharp edge thats snagging stuff..

also one or both of the rollers in the front may be worn, allowing the drum to bear down on the seal more, opening a gap at the bottom to grab your clothes then pulling them around with it, you just happen to catch it when its stopped and sitting still just hanging there.. while u have it apart u might as well check the rest of the rotating parts out for wear, etc and replace while you have it opened up..
hope this helps,
best of luck,
ttfn

Oct 25, 2009 | GE Profile Harmony DPGT750GC Gas Dryer

1 Answer

How do i get new belt on ge profile dryer ?


This is actually not that complicated. Unplug the machine. Lie it on its back. Remove all screws holding the front panel on. Disconnect the doorswitch wires don't worry you can cross them either way when replacing them. Remove the front panel. If you look down to your right side bottom corner you'll see the drive motor and tensioner spring. Remove the old belt. Slide the new belt over the drum, making sure the correct side is in contact with the drum, you usually can tell by looking at the old belt.
When it comes to the drive motor and tensioner(use care not to let the tensioner fall out, it only sits in a slot on the bottom panel. After you have the belt in its groove around the drum, worm it over the drive gear and pull the tensioner back enough to grab the belt.

Aug 21, 2009 | GE Profile Harmony DPGT750GC Gas Dryer

1 Answer

Snagged Clothing on drum of dryer


why does the dryer make a rubbing sound it drys the clothes is it clogged maybe
with lint on the bottom of the dryer please give me answer to this question .



Thank you
Linda maldonado

May 27, 2009 | Kenmore 63942 Dryer

1 Answer

GE DSXH436V1WW heavy duty large cloths get caught


This dryer doesn't have rollers at the front of the drum, it uses a felt rub strip between the drum and the front cover. You'll need to replace the rub strip. It's easy to do but you'll need to get the special high-temp adhesive.

Feb 24, 2009 | Dryers

1 Answer

GE Profile Dryer will Not Spin


I opened the dryer panel and saw that one of the two belts that stabilize the drum had come off. It is a soft, sticky, rubbery substance and part of it and balled up so it was wedged between the drum and the dryer wall. I cut that portion off and it runs fine now.

Dec 07, 2008 | GE Profile Harmony DPGT750EC Electric...

2 Answers

My clothes are catching between the drum and casing(?), the drum seems to be loose. My dryer is a GE profile/prodigy


suspect front tub support/bearing ring worn remove top by removing screws under front edge of top lift top 1 screw each side of front on inside front ring attaches to front panel look for worn plastic ring and pads

May 31, 2008 | Dryers

1 Answer

Parts of clothes get stuck in edge of dryer...seems to burn them.


I have had this same problem with my stack-able dryer. It was leaving small burns on my kids clothes and my good sheets. My dryer has a felt-like seal at the front of the drum. If this seal is worn, torn, or missing, the clothes in the dryer can get caught and scorched or torn in the space between the clothes drum and the front of the dryer interior. My seal was worn out, so I needed to replace it. I had someone come in and do the work the first time but when it wore out again I just order the part and replaced it myself. It is fixable:)

Apr 07, 2008 | Kenmore 98702 Stacked Washer/Dryer

2 Answers

GE dryer, black grease stain on cloth


I have the same problem, I haven't resolved it but it seems to be due to the drum of the dryer being able to move more than it's supposed to and things getting caught in between the drum and whatever it sits in, at the front of the dryer. I have found things caught in there before and when I've pulled them out they had a brown/yellow grease stain on them. Other times something in the dryer will have this same stain - although no longer caught it seems it must have been caught at some point then became free again, with the stain. I'm thinking something is loose or if the drum is supported at the back by a bearing of some sort, this bearing may be worn down and the drum isn't sitting right.

Dec 19, 2007 | Dryers

Not finding what you are looking for?
Dryers Logo

Related Topics:

86 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top GE Dryers Experts

Dave Harrison

Level 2 Expert

114 Answers

John Tripp
John Tripp

Level 3 Expert

4655 Answers

vince

Level 3 Expert

1214 Answers

Are you a GE Dryer Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...