Question about GE Dryers
Can I use my GE DVL223EA0WW electric dryer without the thermal limiter? http://www.partselect.com/Schematics/GE/00106876i03.gif top right inset #1236. I tested it for continuity (as well as heating element, thermostats, door switches, pigtail, etc) and found the limiter was bad component. And to double check, I bypassed the limiter (connected the wires) and of course the dryer worked. I only had it on long enough to see if it started. But, this little component, no bigger than a dime will cost me $45.00 - $71.00 to purchase. (hell for another $100.00 I could buy a new Dryer).
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you could try a limiter out of an old hairdryer or heater and solder it in and jb weld it to that spot. I did that to ours and it works to this day. I was recycling cans at the recycle center and saw at least 4 or five nearly new washing machines and dryers there, I was in shock, but you might find a limiter there also. Use your own discretion on the fix above and run the machine through several heat cycles. Never run your dryer and leave the house either..
Posted on Aug 28, 2008
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