Learn How To Fix A Not Heating GE Hotpoint Gas Dryer
In this not heating GE gas dryer page you will find the videos that will show you the parts that you will need to check when your GE gas dryer is not heating. Make sure that you watch the videos a few times until you know how to check & replace the parts.
Taking the dryer apart
One of the first things that you need to learn, is how to dismantle the dryer and how to put it back together again properly. Try to learn how to do this first and everything else will be much easier to do.
The igniter is used to light up the gas when it is released from the gas valve. If your dryer have a bad igniter the dryer is not going to heat up. A bad igniter could be the cause for a not heating GE gas dryer.
The flame sensor
The flame sensor is used to complete the igniter circuit in the dryer. The job of the flame sensor is to complete the circuit to the igniter so the igniter could get red hot and to disconnect the igniter when the gas has been ignited. If your dryer have a bad flame sensor the dryer is not going to heat up.
The gas valve coils
The gas valve coils in your GE gas dryer are used to open ans close the gas valve to allow the gas to travel to the igniter to be ignited to heat up the clothes in the dryer. A bad gas valve coil will prevent the dryer from producing heat. A bad gas valve coil could be the cause for a not heating GE gas dryer.
The temperature selector switch
The temperature selector switch is used to select the temperature that you want you dryer to heat to. If this switch is bad then your dryer will not produce heat to dry the clothes.
The cycling thermostat
The cycling or operating thermostat is used to control the amount of heat inside of the dryer drum.
The timer is the brain of the dryer. There are many contacts inside of the timer that will close circuits according to the selected cycle.
Motor centrifugal switch
The motor centrifugal switch is an internal motor switch that closes its contacts when the motor runs to complete the heating circuit. Sometime the motor could rum perfect with the centrifugal switch not closing to complete the heating circuit. If this is the case you will need to replace the motor in order for the dryer to be able to heat.
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