Not Tumbling
GE Hotpoint Gas Dryers



Learn How To Fix A Not Tumbling GE Hotpoint Gas Dryer 

If when you start your GE gas dryer the drum is not tumbling or is not tumbling at the right speed, you will need tom check the following parts.


The belt: The dryer use a very skinny belt that is about 1/4 of an inch wide to turn the tumbler or drum. With the age and usage of the dryer the belt tend to get stretched and this could cause it to slip and turn the drum at a slower speed. Sometimes when the belt is stretched is not able to turn the drum at all. So after many years of use, you should replace the belt.

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The front drum bearing: The drum rides or slides on the front bearing assembly. This assembly consist of a plastic piece and four Teflon strips that the drum slides on top of it. With time and the amount of usage, the Teflon strip wear out and the drum starts running on top of the plastic support.

You could tell that the drum is running on the top of the plastic support because the dryer starts to make screeching noises and the drum won't turn at the proper speed. If you replace the Teflon strips on time, the you won't have to replace the plastic support. If you let it run on the plastic support, then you will need to replace the support and the 4 Teflon slides.

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Rear drum bearing: The rear drum bearing consist of a shaft, a shaft support and a Teflon sleeve that the drum shaft rides on it. When the Teflon sleeve wears out, the shaft starts running metal to metal and the dryer sounds like a chirping bird. If the user continues to use the dryer like that, the metal will wear out and the complete rear bearing will need to be replaced. This situation could cause the dryer to tumble at a slower speed and it could even cause a not tumbling drum.

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The motor: An overheating motor could stop in the middle of a cycle and cause the dryer to stop tumbling.

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You will need to make sure to watch the videos a few times until you know how to fix a 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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