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Hello, I have a GE Front Load Dryer model number DBVH512 and when I plugged it in after moving it reads E61 on the panel and will nto do anything.I have double checked the connections with a meter to make sure it has the proper voltage. What else does it need?? Thank you in advance, Randy

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Thanks for using FixYa. Error E61 means that the control board is sensing an incorrect/abnormal voltage present at its input. It usually happens when L2 and N are incorrectly wired, in other words AC Input is too high. Try to leave the machine unplugged for 5 minutes, if still the issue is not resolved then you’ll have to disassemble the machine and check the main power board. If you have extended warranty on electronic controls then you can get it checked by GE, this is the repair manual that might help you for a DIY job. Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


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