ELECTRIC DRYER WON'T STOP HEATING, EVEN WHEN TURNED OFF
I'VE GOT A GE ELECTRIC DRYER DPSF495EW0WW THAT WILL NOT STOP HEATING UNLESS THE "FABRIC CARE SELECTOR" "NO HEAT" "FLUFF" BUTTON IS PUSHED , EVEN THOUGH THE DRYER IS NOT ON. I DON'T KNOW WHERE TO START LOOKING.
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Hi Skip, Replacement parts in General Electric DPSF495EW0WW Electric dryer Be sure to unplug the dryer and leave it unplugged until the repair is done
At times the heating element will ground out. When this happens the heater can heat off of 110V even if the dryer is off. Then can be checked with an ohmmeter. I recently made a video on using an ohmmeter and on the video I demonstrate how to test heaters and I describe how to make sure it isn’t grounded out. This is the page it is on How To Use An Ohmmeter
This page should help on accessing the element GE Dryer Disassembly
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