If the problem with your GE gas dryer is that is not heating in any of the cycles that you are trying it on. You will need to check the following parts until you find out which parts is the one that needs to be replaced to get the dryer working properly again.
I am going to give you a small explanation below of the parts that you need to check but watching the videos is how you are going to learn how the repairs are done.
Taking the dryer part: The first thing you will need to learn to be able to easily repair your dryer is how to take it apart and how to put it back together again properly. Once you learn how to do that, the repairs will be very easy to do.
The igniter: The igniter is used to ignite the gas once the gas valve starts to release the gas. Once the gas is ignited, the igniter is turned off by the flame sensor and it stays off until is needed again to ignite the gas.
Flame sensor: The flame sensor is a switch use to turn on and off the igniter as needed. This switch is controlled by heat. When the timer calls for heat the igniter starts to get hot until is red hot. The heat from the igniter close the flame sensor and the gas valve opens to release the gas. When the gas reach the still red hot igniter it get ignited to start the dryer starts drying the clothes.
Gas valve coils: These coils are on top of the gas valve and are used to open and close the gas valve as needed. If one of the coils fails, the gas valve will not open to released the gas.
The motor: The motor is the work horse of the dryer. It is use to turn the tumbler and to complete the heating element circuit. A bad motor could be the cause of a not starting Ge electric dryer.
The timer: The timer is the brains of the dryer. All the contacts inside of the timer are use to direct electricity to all the different electrical parts inside of the dryer. With time and amount of usage of the dryer, the contact inside of the timer wear out or burn causing the timer not to work they way that is design for and could be the cause why the dryer is not heating.
The temperature switch: This switch is used to select the temperature that you want to use to dry the clothes. A bad switch could be the cause of the dryer not heating.
The thermostats: The thermostats are use to control the amount of heat inside of the drum to dry the clothes. They are connected in series with the heating elements circuit. If a thermostat is open when it supposed to be closed, the dryer will not produce heat.
The motor centrifugal switch: This is a switch that completes the circuit to the heating element only when the motor is running. If this switch doesn't close when the motor is running, the dryer will not heat at all.
Any one of the mentioned parts could be the cause why your GE electric dryer is not heating.
You will need to make sure to watch the videos a few times until you know how to fix a not heating GE Hotpoint gas dryer. Never assume that a part is bad without checking it and make sure it is bad before replacing it.
Another thing that you need to do is to learn how to check, remove and install the parts before starting to buy replacement parts.
Make sure that the company that you buy parts from give you a good return guarantee in case that you may need to return any parts.
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Also take the purchase slip and the old part and put them in the box of the new part so in case you need to return any parts you will know where the box and the slip are.
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