Gas dryer does not start

Old 01-28-07, 08:36 AM
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Gas dryer does not start

I have a gas dryer GE model ddg6580gdlwh - it does not start - checked all baiscs
door closed - and check sensor not stuck
circuit ok nothing blown
timer moved and satrt button pressed

Any idea on Trouble shoot steps from here does this dryer have an internal fuse

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Hello Mallica714. Welcome to my Gas Appliances topic and the Do-It-Yourself Web Site.

If you checked the door safety switch, re check it using a continuity tester. Most often this part is the cause for problem described. Be positive door switch is not the cause.

Same with the start button. Could be defective but seems to work ok.
Test it.

Some but not all other possible causes.
Broken belt.
Defective motor or start capacitor on or in the motor.
Drum binding. Worn slider/glider pads.
Binding Rear drum bearing. (Used on some models)

Retail appliance parts dealers can also help determine what the most likely possible problem may be. They will need the make, model and serial numbers. Appliance parts dealers are an excellent source for original replacement parts and problem resolving matters. Dealers are listed in the phone book under appliances.

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