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My GE electric dryer ran all night. Clothes dry. Top of unit very warm.

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And...? Is the vent in the back open? Have you cleaned the filter?

Posted on Sep 11, 2010

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Clothes get caught


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Remove the lint screen from the GE electric clothes dryer.
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Roll the lint from the screen with your hand. If the lint screen is clogged with fabric softener, fill a sink with hot water and add 1 to 2 tsp. dish soap.

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Scrub the lint screen with a soft-bristle brush and soapy water. Rinse the lint screen thoroughly and shake off any excess water. Set the lint screen aside to air dry while you clean the dryer exterior.
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Wipe the GE clothes dryer with a towel to dry. Replace the lint screen when it's completely dry.

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Dryer gets warm and tumbles but clothes do not dry. Is there a fan assembly that is not working?


Since this is an electric dryer, if it gets warm, that usually means that the heater is working. The drum tumbles so that tells you the motor is working. Which leaves a few things. Clogged exhaust vents could cause it, and even a dirty lint trap could effect it. But on your GE I would most suspect either the thermostat that is located in the dryer blower unit (http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/part-number/GE-Parts/Dryer-Parts/WE04X10028/0026/363/Model-DVL223EB6WW/0432/0151200?keySuffixId=NA&pathTaken=partSearch&pathRender=modelComponent&documentCompId=G0407006&diagramPageId=00004&productTypeId=0151200&searchModelNumber=DVL223EB6WW&subCompDesc=Motor&brandDesc=GE&modelDesc=ELECTRIC-DRYER&blt=11) or the blower unit itself. Now remember that the blower is driven by the motor (which also turns your drum - so the thermostat becomes the most likely suspect. It is 1315 on the parts breakdown to give you an indication of where it is located.

http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/part-model/GE-Parts/Dryer-Parts/Model-DVL223EB6WW/0432/0151200/G0407006/00004

Aug 03, 2011 | GE DVL223EBWW Electric Dryer

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My dryer is not drying my clothes completely. I have to set it to time dry for at least 120 minutes to get a load of clothes to dry. I can feel that the dry is warm .I usually dry my clothes on optimum dry...


Your dryer has a double set of heating elements
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1 side of the coils is probably broken and you are getting half the heat.
This is making the dryer take longer to dry them clothes.
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Air restrictions in the dryer and vent can cause the heater control to shut down quickly also.
If you have a bad breaker the power will sometimes work and sometimes not.
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If all of these are good you might have a problem with the timer.
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Most of the GE timers have leaf switches in the that get a burr on the contacts. The come apart simple enough.

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I have a GE model # DCVH680EJOMS front end loading Dryer and it seems to take multiple cycles to get my clothes dry. I discovered that Water is collecting in the flexible exhaust tubing...not just a...


Hi and Welcome to FixYa. I am Kelly

You already have discovered the problem. Lint has built up in the vent / exhaust ducting. Most of the time the through the wall vent flapper gets lint build up on it outside the house and then as that restricts airflow you get condensation in the ducting. The condensation causes the lint to form a cake like paste inside the ducting. THOROUGHLY Clean out your vent ducting from the dryer connection all the way thru the outside wall and your dryer will be fine. If you need to replace the ducting please do so. Ducting is cheaper than the electricity you waste on clogged ducting. You proved your dryer will work correctly when you dried a load of clothes with the ducting removed.

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Kelly

Sep 27, 2010 | GE DCVH515EF Electric Dryer

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Dryer is not drying clothes.


well im not going to look up the model # to see if its gas or electric,but check the exhaust tube for blockages

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Kenmore Elite dryer heats but does not dry


Make sure that your vent tube is not kinked or crushed behind the dryer and it all this is ok then you need to change your cycling thermostat. is it gas or electric

Mar 12, 2009 | Kenmore Dryers

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Intelli sensor doesn't read that clothes are wet,just damp.does not get clothes dry in intelli cycle.does get them dry in timed cycle.already replaced sensor.


do you stack clothes on top? If so take them off and try another load and never ever put anything on top. It insulates it and makes the dryer not run right. Good Luck

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GE Electric Dryer Heats up but does not automatically turn off


Change the sensor in the drum. Theres a sensor that tells it if there is moister in the enclosure.

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