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Ge dryer the dryer is working but it will not turn off when the timer runs out it will when you open the door what could it be

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The door is interlocked to stop the drum from turning and.or causing an injury to anyone opening it.. The timer is the control system that switches the drier and heater on to dry clothes but it does that by energizing a relay /contactor.. You probably have a bad relay or your timer is bad and not de-energizing that relay to stop the cycle... If you provide specific model number of your GE dryer.. that might help in diagnosing your problem...

Posted on Aug 29, 2008

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Posted on Aug 11, 2008

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SOURCE: GE PROFILE DRYER DPXR473EW0WW HEAT/TIMING ISSUE

i am sending you all the possibilities for your problem, check either of these causes ----and than let me know if it is solved----

Power from the house
Check to see whether there's power getting to the dryer. Is it plugged in? Check for blown fuses or tripped circuit breakers--your dryer uses two fuses or circuit breakers. The dryer could tumble but not heat if only one of the two fuses is blown. If you have circuit breakers, one of the two circuit breakers can trip, even if the two for the dryer are connected.


Heating element
Often a dryer heating element burns out, but doesn't trip the circuit breaker or blow a fuse. The heating element is simply a long coil of special wire. You can check it for continuity with an ohm meter. No continuity means the element is bad and you need to replace it--electric heating elements aren't repairable.


Thermal fuse
On many dryers, there's a thermal fuse mounted to the exhaust duct inside the back cover panel. The fuse--which is about an inch long--is usually embedded in black resin and mounted in a white plastic housing. If the fuse has blown, you need to replace it. (You can't re-set it.)


Wiring
A common problem is for the main wiring connection from the house, at the dryer, to burn and break its connection. Because the dryer can still tumble with partial power, the connection may be only partially defective. You may need to replace both the power cord to the dryer and the terminal block inside the dryer that the wire is attached to.

Posted on Dec 12, 2008

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SOURCE: My GE Dryer model DWSR483EA1ww will not stop & doesn't dry quick

first thing you should do is check the flow of your vent, a clogged vent can cause all your problems check it outside while the unit is running you should get really good flow compare it to the flow of the dryer with the vent hose off the dryer completly. they should be fairly close or just run it with out the vent hooked up to the vent if you have an electric but not with a gas dryer

Posted on Mar 09, 2009

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SOURCE: Maytag dryer timer keeps running

Your dryers timer contacts have fused to gether.
The only repair is to replace the timer.

Posted on Mar 25, 2009

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SOURCE: Dryer does'nt run. checked breaker, thermal fuse, starter relay, timer stops when door is opened, starts when closed?

2 more things could be wrong,check the blower box to see if you have a thermister thermostat on it,check that with your omns meter,the other thing is the motor is no longer strong enough to turn the drum and it heat up and tips off,let me know what you find-mike

Posted on Apr 22, 2009

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