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Power button broke gfdn240el1ww

There are two main pieces to the front panel for the GFDN240EL1WW dryer-- the plastic panel and the circuit board. The actual replacement part is: Control Panel WE19M1687. The panel can be purchased for from places like partselect.com or repairclinic.com or Amazon or even EBay, etc. for $100-$200+. The power button is just a piece of plastic mounted to another piece of plastic; it is not electronic. When pushed, it presses against the circuit board, which then turns the unit on/off. When the power button breaks, it typically means the little plastic button has broken off from the plastic panel. Most likely, the problem is the mount point for the button and the button is actually re-usable. A cheaper quick-fix is to:
  • Remove top screw from back of the front panel
  • Remove main front knob from the panel
  • Remove screw from behind the front knob
  • Grab both sides of the front panel and push/pull up to remove the panel
  • Disconnect the block connector (power) from the circuit board after removing the panel
  • Locate the power button and mounting position
  • Inspect to see if it looks like you can glue the button back into place
  • Buy a small tube of loctite Stik'n Seal Ultra Universal Adhesive
  • Put some Stik'n Seal on the button mounting point for the power button (be generous)
  • Press the button onto the mounting point and hold for a few minutes
  • Add more Stik'n Seal around the edges of the mounting point and the button mount after you have held the button in place long enough so that it sticks
  • Let the whole thing dry for several hours (instructions on the adhesive say 24hrs
  • If you are worried about the button staying seated while the adhesive sets, you can always try tape it into place
  • When dry, replace the front panel by reversing the steps above used to remove the panel: connect the power block, slide the panel back into place, replace the front screw and knob, replace the top screw in the back of the panel
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11/23/2020 8:54:42 PM • GE DBVH512GFWW... • Answered on Nov 23, 2020
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Kenmore he4 dryer will not start

if there is a power on the dryer, your controller is bad.
10/15/2013 3:04:22 PM • GE DBVH512GFWW... • Answered on Oct 15, 2013
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The dryer is heating off and on

The dryer has a temperature sensing unit that controls the heat. It needs replaced. murf427
8/1/2012 12:39:30 AM • GE DBVH512GFWW... • Answered on Aug 01, 2012
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Dbvh512gfoww belt replacment

can you be a little more specific? where are you running into trouble? getting it off or getting the new one on etc. etc.?
7/11/2012 8:31:52 PM • GE DBVH512GFWW... • Answered on Jul 11, 2012
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Ge dbvh512efoww front load dryer

Definately sounds like a bad motor
Couldn't find you exact model # but the models that start with DBVH512 all seem to use the same motor

Sears has them for about $170
WE17M38

http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/part-model/dbvh512?pathTaken=modelSearch&prst=0&shdMod=dbvh512
5/24/2011 8:47:35 PM • GE DBVH512GFWW... • Answered on May 24, 2011
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Dryer makes banging noise

Hi,
Here is a tip that I wrote about dryers and noises...

It will help you determine what is happening there...

Dryer Repair Squeaks, Grinding, Clicking and Knocking Noise


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9/29/2010 11:05:56 PM • GE DBVH512GFWW... • Answered on Sep 29, 2010
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Ge dryer model dbvh512gfoww not heating can hear

Hi, If you are having problems with your gas dryer not heatingthe most common problem is that the ignitor goes bad. Even though it glowssometimes it is still not working properly. if you dryer is gas check out this gas no heat tip.... If you have an electric dryer, you can have many differentthings that can go wrong causing the dryer not to heat. check out this electric no heat tip...

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9/29/2010 10:24:24 PM • GE DBVH512GFWW... • Answered on Sep 29, 2010
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Natural gas smell

then checkout the tubing that goes to the burners and pilot flame tubing too,
1/11/2009 6:32:41 PM • GE DBVH512GFWW... • Answered on Jan 11, 2009
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I have a GE electric dryer that is barely a year old. I will not start when I push the button. Is there a reset button on a GE dryer?

Try pressing on the door switch and running it with the door open, if it works you need to replace the door switch
8/13/2022 6:05:50 PM • GE Dryers • Answered 2 days ago
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GE GUD27GGSSM2WW gas dryer timer replacement.

Service manual and the wiring diagram is here, but Gas appliances should only be worked on by a certified gas technician. Working with upgraded or changed copy parts is a nightmare. Direction should come from North Pacific Timer, as they will know what the contacts do, and in conjunction with GE, they know what the wires do. The wires should fit into the same locations on the timer. Did you take a picture before you disconnected it? https://www.manualslib.com/manual/1546860/Ge-Gud27essmww.html?page=77#manual ..
7/19/2022 8:59:26 PM • GE Dryers • Answered on Jul 19, 2022
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GE Dryer DBXR463ED1WW Was roaring help ?

The noise was probably a bad support roller - likely cause for it not starting after reassembly is the door switch was probably not reconnected
6/14/2022 4:47:41 PM • GE Dryers • Answered on Jun 14, 2022
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Have something stuck in between the drum and my dryer wall. Please help. I'm sure I can fix it myself if I had the instructions.

Question moved form GE Land Phones. Is it clothes like a sock or underwear? Take a wire coat hanger and un-twizzle it with pliers. Pull the door gasket back a bit and slip the hooked end between the inner and outer drum. Pull the item to the front. You can turn the drum to help the item catch onto the hook.
4/17/2022 12:27:45 AM • GE Dryers • Answered on Apr 17, 2022
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How do you clear CL error on GE dryer

CL usually indicates that the Child Lock (control panel lock) has been enabled. This is useful when you clean the control panel. It also keeps someone from accidentally starting the dryer with a pet or another child in the dryer. This is toggled on and off by pressing and holding two buttons. There is usually a line between the buttons with a padlock symbol in the middle or above that line. The phrase Control Lock or To Lock Control will be below the line. The symbol and text will be in a small font. On some GE dryers, press and hold the Extended Tumble and - buttons for 3+ seconds. The CL indicator should flash while you unlock the control panel and then go off when you've held the buttons for sufficiently long. Note: if you hold the buttons for too long, you will re-enable the lock. For the GE Profile DPGT650EHWW, press and hold Dry Level and Temp for the 3+ seconds. See page 6 of the Use and Care manual here: https://www.geappliances.com/appliance/GE-Profile-7-1-Cu-Ft-King-size-Capacity-High-Efficiency-Electric-Dryer-DPGT650EHWW . I hope this helps. If you need help finding the control panel lock key, please add a comment with the model of your dryer. Cindy Wells
4/1/2022 10:01:25 PM • GE Dryers • Answered on Apr 01, 2022
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GE Dryer GFD45ESSM1WW turn off after less than a minute

Check out the videos Esther. That is normally caused by an overheating issue, and that is always cause by lack of airflow. Check the pipes at the back and the outside vent for birds nests and lint build up. https://www.google.com/search?q=ge+dryer+gfd45essmww+disassembly .Why does my GE dryer keep shutting off? Most likely, a thermal overload switch is shutting down the dryer because it's getting too hot or the motor is overworking. A gas dryer can get too hot if the vent is clogged and, eventually, this can damage the motor. Or the overload switch itself can go bad. The timer can be broken, too.Feb 24, 2020

Why does my GE dryer keep stopping? - AskingLot.com

Videos for it https://www.google.com/search?q=ge+dryer+gfd45essmww+switches+off ...
3/31/2022 11:53:25 PM • GE Dryers • Answered on Mar 31, 2022
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What does the code E9 mean on our GE dryer GFD14JSINOWW

CODE: 009 PROBLEM: Drive motor problem FIX: If the drive motor won't run, unplug the dryer and reconnect any loose wires on the drive motor. Replace the wire harness if damaged.
3/14/2022 5:41:52 PM • GE Dryers • Answered on Mar 14, 2022
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GE Elec dryer Model #DBXR453EV0WW No Start

Number 1 tip. TURN OFF THE MAINS POWER. You are dealing with 220 volts at 30 amps. That part is a simple mechanical timer. Get out your multimeter and check the switch for continuity and correct operation. Then go and check the fuse or breaker. A dead short like that should have tripped it out or blew the fuse. If it was an electronic machine, it would have required a new control board. https://www.google.com/search?q=M460-G+572D520P018&tbm=isch&ved=2ahUKEwinst_ssYj2AhVMhHIEHRv9A5AQ2-cCegQIABAA&oq=M460-G+572D520P018&gs_lcp=CgNpbWcQAzIHCCMQ7wMQJ1AAWABg9wxoAHAAeACAAViIAViSAQExmAEAqgELZ3dzLXdpei1pbWfAAQE&sclient=img&ei=Fh0PYqfPG8yIytMPm_qPgAk&rlz=1C1QJDB_enCA643CA644 ..
2/20/2022 6:54:19 AM • GE Dryers • Answered on Feb 20, 2022
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