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usually 2 screws on each side bottom front, and possibly 2 in under dryer vent screen. front panel should drop off. for the top there should be 2 screws at the top on both sides just under the lid. you can slide belt off and pull drum out

GE Dryers | Answered on Aug 26, 2020

See if any troubleshooting steps apply in page 21 of the free online manual below. Verify electric circuit breaker in your home is not tripped off.

May want to contact vendor GE for support.

GE Dryers | Answered on Jul 08, 2020

210 to 300 is OK
there may be a accuracy issue .
measurement tool's.
check damp sensor or thermo risistor.
other then that you have a bad main board

General Electric... | Answered on Jun 30, 2020

Sears Parts Direct has the parts diagrams here: . The dryer safety thermostat is part 757 on the drum, blower and motor diagram. There are several other thermostats and temperature sensors in the dryer as well.

I hope this helps. Sometimes the safety thermostat will trip if the dryer vent is clogged or doesn't open properly.

Cindy Wells

GE Dryers | Answered on Jun 28, 2020

Gfdn240elww Power Button Repair1. Remove selector knob by pulling perpendicular to the panel. Mine was a bear to pull off but it came without causing any damage.
2. Remove the screw under the selector knob.
3. Remove the screw at the back of the panel on top. Lift the panel straight up - it will release from the tabs and move.
4. Remove the electrical harness by gently lifting the tab.
5. Turn panel so that electrical boards are facing you. Remove the larger 6 screws that hold boards to the panel. This will expose the power button.
6. I repaired my power button by first using Locktite Gel. Ensure button sits correctly in its hole by looking at the front of the panel. There should be an even amount of free space around the button.
7. Let the glue set for 15 or so minutes. I then drilled with the smallest drill bit I could find through the original tabs and screwed two very small screw into those holes. In my opinion, this is the way it should have been manufactured to begin with anyway. If you don't want to drill, the glue will hold for as long as no one jabs a finger through the button again.
8. Re-install in reverse order - good luck.

GE GFDN240ELWW... | Answered on Apr 18, 2020

Appears to be the same or similar model number:

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GE Dryers | Answered on Feb 20, 2020

If your centrifugal switch is bad, more than likely you are going to need a new motor because those are built into the motor. The only other thing to check is to find out if you are actually getting power down to the motor. If you are, then motor problem, if not, then something else is bad that is not letting the current get to the motor. If you can find your wiring diagram, you should be able to find which wires deliver the current to the motor and you can back track to see where you lose the current. Hope this helps!

GE Dryers | Answered on Dec 15, 2019

you need a service tech there if you arent the mechanical type

it could be the heating elements or a thermostat as welll

GE Profile... | Answered on Nov 18, 2019

i don't know. dryer usually has 2 - 30amp fuses or circuit breakers. test or reset both. sometimes faulty door switch stop unit from starting.

GE Dryers | Answered on Oct 31, 2019

i don't know. hook up should have been by a qualified installer and properly inspected and tested.
be very careful. your unit may be under warranty. please inquire about a free service call before using it again.
dryers blow air to the outside so it vents to the outdoors whenever it is running. there may be a small leak and the odour cold be vented which would account for no odour.
be safe and update your home's insurance.

GE Dryers | Answered on Oct 30, 2019

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