Intermittent starting gave way to no starting

ApplianceGeneral Electric Dryer

Model

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools

Carl From Newburgh, IN

Sep 10, 2009

6 out of 8 people found this instruction helpful

a. researched internet to find how to access rotary starter switch
b. isolated all electrical input at breaker box
c. removed 4 torx screws on top of dryer head
d. lowered dryer head (swivels toward front)
e. pulled electrical connections from back of switch
f. turned and pulled thus releasing rotary switch
g. reversed procedure above
h. reconnected electrical
i. started dryer - it worked first time
j. watched football until wife came home
k. told wife dryer was fixed and what a bear it was to get it done :o)
l. that night accepted my reward for working so hard at fixing the dryer and saving us a bundle. :o)
m. now we are both smiling

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Rotary Start Switch

Part Number: PS268305

$26.67
In Stock