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3487203-1-S-GE-WE4M519-Rotary Start Switch
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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: GE, Hotpoint & Kenmore.

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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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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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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