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My ge dvl223ebww electric dryer won't start,but does hum when the start switch is turned.what are the causes?

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Do an inspect. my ge dvl223ebww electric dryer - themobilian_2149.jpg
The top will come on off. Check the drum glides for wear
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Once them glides wear out yall will be pinching the drum and causing motor stall.
With the top off you can sometimes push start and give it a little help to get it going and then listen out for signs of wear to the glides and bearing in the rear.

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Start button buzzes when pressed, dryer doesn't start.


I assume the buzzing quit when you release the start button. Open the dryer door and slowly rotate the dryer drum in a counterclockwise (CCW) direction. Rotate the drum 2-3 revolutions and then shut the door and see if it will start. If it continues to just hum and not start could indicate a voltage issue, motor issue or a friction issue. Open the door again and locate the door switch plunger in the upper or lower corner on the hinge side of the drum opening. Hold the plunger in while someone begins rotating the drum counterclockwise. While turning the drum counter clockwise and holding the door switch plunger inwards press the start button. If it starts, there is likely a friction problem or motor problem.

Apr 26, 2011 | GE DVL223EBWW Electric Dryer

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My dryer wont start. When i turn the button to start it, it hums but wont run.


something is jamming the drum of the dryer from turning... remove the casing and take a closer look. There may also have been something recently dried which may have come out and jammed the dryer drum. Try hand turning the dryer drum to see... it should freely revolve at least a little bit
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Feb 13, 2011 | GE DVL223EBWW Electric Dryer

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Dryer wont start.doesn't hum when the button is pushed,circuit panel is fine.is there an internal fuse if so where and how do i get to it?



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There can be many reasons why your dryer will not start or turn...

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heatman101

Jan 26, 2011 | GE DVL223EBWW Electric Dryer

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When i go to turn on the dryer all i get is a buzzing


Hi,

There can be many reasons why your dryer will not start or turn...

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heatman101

Oct 26, 2010 | GE DVL223EBWW Electric Dryer

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Model DVL223 GE dryer buzzes / hums when the start button is turned, but does not start or turn the tumbler tumbler moves freely by hand from inside


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heatman101

Sep 07, 2010 | GE DVL223EBWW Electric Dryer

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Replaced heating element and it still wont fire up


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I HAVE A GE DRYER THAT WAS WORKING FINE ONE LOAD THEN STOPPED HEATING UP ON THE NEXT LOAS.IT TURNS FINE BUT NO HEAT


either your heating element,cycling heat switch,hi-limit switch,or thermistor are defective also check power input for 240 volts,if one leg 120 volts is missing it won't correctly

Oct 31, 2009 | GE DVL223EBWW Electric Dryer

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Here is a link to parts and drawing for your dryer: http://www.myapstore.com/Omega/Dispatcher?REQUEST=ACCESSORY

If the drum won't move, likely culprit is the belt

Jun 08, 2008 | GE DVL223EBWW Electric Dryer

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GE Dryer DWSR473GV0WW periodically just hums when turning on switch


if it hums when you start it means switch is ok. problem may be the motor capacitor. to check, take off the top and give the drum a push in the normal direction of rotation. if it goes then motor capacitor is faulty - cheap part

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