Simple DIY GE Dryer Repairs

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Repairing appliances can be much simpler than it sounds. Something like a broken dryer door handle or worn control knob may have you searching the internet for a local repairman to come in and fix it. However, these repair jobs are simple and you can do them yourself in minutes and save money by not hiring a repair man! Here are 4 General Electric dryer repairs that you’ll be able to repair yourself in minutes.

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Replacing a G.E. Start Button
1. Take your hand and pull button straight off.
2. Replace with a new push-to-start button .
3. Make sure you match up the shape.
4. Slide replacement part right on.
5. You have replaced your push-to-start button on a G.E. dryer.

Replacing a G.E. Timer Knob
1. Pull your timer knob off, it should easily slide off.
2. Replace it with your new G.E. timber knob.
3. Make sure you match up the shape of the knob to the starter switch.
4. Slide your new G.E. timer knob replacement on.
5. You have replaced your G.E. dryer’s timer knob.

Replacing a G.E. Dryer Filter
1. Remove your current filter out of the filter compartment.
2. Clean off any remaining dust, debris, or dirt from area surrounding the filter compartment.
3. Take your new G.E. dryer filter and slide it into the filter compartment.
4. You have replaced your G.E. filter on your dryer.

Replacing a G.E. Door Handle
1. Take a flat head screwdriver and release the side tabs and pop out handle.
2. Slide the handle out to remove it from the dryer.
3. Take your new G.E. dryer handle and insert the tabs on new handle to the dryer.
4. Press down to lock the handle into place.
5. You have replaced your G.E. dryer handle.

 

*WARNING: Before starting any repair, always make sure that the appliance is completely disconnected from the power source by unplugging it.  This tutorial is meant to be a guide and should not be used in place of the installation instructions provided by the manufacturer.

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