Dryer would not start

ApplianceGeneral Electric Dryer

ModelDBXR463GD1CC

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Pliers

Jimmy From American Canyon, CA

Mar 27, 2009

6 out of 7 people found this instruction helpful

I narrowed the porblem down to the rotary start switch, which is located in the top panel. It takes a hex wrench to remove the four screws holding the fron top panel in place and of course the knobs had to be removed. The switch rotates about a wuarter of a turn to come out. Label and remove the three connectors (3). It took about a week to get the replacement part which was slightly different than the original part. The good thing is it had the three prongs like the old part.. I hooked the connectors in the same configuration as the old switch, plugged the power cord back in to test and it started right up.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Rotary Start Switch (Now subbed to Rotary Start Switch)

Part Number: PS3487203

$9.02
In Stock