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Rotary Start Switch

PartSelect Number PS3487203

This part is used to start the dryer once you have selected a setting on the timer. The terminal locations on the new switch may be different, match up terminal numbers from old switch to new.

This part works with the following brands: General Electric, Hotpoint.

This part works with the following products: Dryer.

This part fixes the following symptoms:

  • Will Not Start.
  • Will not shut off.
  • Timer will not advance.
  • Shuts off too soon.

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Average Repair Rating: 4.4 / 5.0, 56 reviews What's this?
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Parts Used:
  • Rotary Start Switch
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Bruce from Fort Mill, SC

Dryer would start when you closed the door during a cycle

All is necessary is remove 3 philip screws, remove the switch knob, lift a tab on the switch, rotate the switch counterclockwise and it was out. Pull wires off switch and immediately put them on the corresponding terminals of the new switch before reversing the above steps. Simple!!!

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Parts Used:
  • Rotary Start Switch
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Ruben from Odessa, TX

Dryer wouldn't turn off

Started out by unplugging appliance then pulled off knob, removed 4 screws that held cover in place, removed wires from switch, rotated switch to remove. reversed steps to replace.

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Parts Used:
  • Rotary Start Switch
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: derrick from gansevoort, NY

Dryer wouldn't run

very simple , unplug dryer and unhook the back of the top of dryer using a screwdriver on 6 screws. unhook clip to the rotary starter switch and unhook the three pronged plugs that go to the starter switch. replace new one that snaps into place, plug back in the three wires. screw the back of the dryer back on and your done. 6 minute job that saves you 40-50+ dollars for a repair man plus the extra money they mark up the parts

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Parts Used:
  • Rotary Start Switch
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: peter from croton on hudson, NY

Start button motor not working

After reading a slew of scenarios that sounded exactly like my situation, I decided that the logical thing to do was give it a go myself. Everyone mentioned how simple it was--pop off the cover, remove wires, reconnect wires to new starter, and boom--up and running. A $22 part (that came VERY quickly) vs a min $100 repair person house call--and who knows if they would have taken me down that path we all know too well..."well, it's a complicated problem and will need blah, blah, blah, and $$$. Even my wife was impressed at how I "diagnosed" AND fixed the problem easy, quickly, and for a $22 part! Very pleased (with myself, too)!

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Parts Used:
  • Rotary Start Switch
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: William from King, NC

Dryer would start as soon as you advanced the timer

1. Unplugged dryer
2. Removed 6 phillips screws from back control panel
3. removed wires one at a time and installed on new switch
4. removed knob
5. lift lock lever and rotate switch ccw
6. installed new switch , rotate cw and be sure lock lever secures switch.
7. install back panel and knob

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Parts Used:
  • Rotary Start Switch
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Dustin from Holly Springs, MS

Dryer switch always on

Pulled front panel off, popped off the old switch, popped on the new switch. Good to go.

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Parts Used:
  • Rotary Start Switch
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Tim from Newfield, NY

Dryer would not start

Actualy finding the square bit driver was the hardest part of the ordeal.. After that simply removed back panel (3 Screws) removed the existing switch, removed the three wires that went to switch, reinstalled them on new switch, reinstalled new switch into housing and replaced bac panel. Couldnt get any easier! Total time 5 minutes. ...No Brainer!

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Parts Used:
  • Rotary Start Switch
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Nutdriver
Customer: Karen from Fort Irwin, CA

The dryer start switch

Imagine that!! Move 3000 miles from home to home and after 90 days in storage, we finally get our things. First the washer, then the dryer. Test, no water, okay...Open valves. It's like magic. Hmmm. Plug the dryer in. No sound, not a peep. Turn the start switch one more time, crack-crack, the knob falls in my hand. Ordered the part and got in 2 days. A few star bolts to remove, unplug 3 wires and presto, it works like magic. Thanks!!!

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Patrick from Chincoteague, VA

Start switch failed

I removed the three screws that hold the front switch cover to the backing plate. I then slid the front cover to the right and pulled it out and forward. I marked all the wires and removed them. Now the front cover is free. starting from the left i removed the knobs and the switches. The switches have a tab on them and they twist out of their socket. The front cover plate was also broken so I replaced it. In the new front cover plate I installed the switches starting from the right. When I got to the start switch I installed a new switch and knob.I then installed the rest of the knobs. then I installed the wires and put the tabs in their place and slid the cover plate to the left and installed the three screws.I then tested it and it worked great .

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Parts Used:
  • Rotary Start Switch
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Alfred from Euless, TX

The dryer stopped working.

I pulled the panel off of the dryer, screwed the part back on the correct wires, replaced the panel.

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0 of 2 people found this instruction helpful

Parts Used:
  • Rotary Start Switch
  • LAMP
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Nutdriver
Customer: Joseph from Cedar Park, TX

Broken on/off switch and drum light burned out

Losened four hex screws to open up control panel assembly, removed and replaced threee wires from switch with new swithch, re-assembled control panel. Removed old bulb and replaced with new one. All worked well.

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