Where is the model number on a GE gas dryer?

Find Your GE Dryer Model & Serial Numbers Inside front face of the dryer compartment, on the left or right side (door open).

Why is my GE dryer making a grinding noise?

Oftentimes, the type of sound your dryer is emitting can help you pinpoint the failing part. If you’re hearing a rumbling sound, the blower wheel may be worn and loose, and a grinding or scraping noise can signal a problem with the dryer glides. Luckily, both parts are fairly easy to replace.

Why is my GE Profile dryer not spinning?

The most common reason for a GE dryer not spinning is typically a worn-out dryer belt. This thin rubber belt winds around the width of the dryer drum, suspended between two pulleys as it helps the drum turn. Over time, the belt can fray, tear, or break completely. If this occurs, the dryer drum won’t be able to turn.

How can I tell how old my GE dryer is?

To determine the age of your appliance, use your serial number (not the model number) to identify the date it was manufactured. Our serial numbers begin with two letters, followed by six numbers, with a letter at the end. The two letters at the beginning of the serial number tell you the month and year it was made.

Where is the thermal fuse located on a GE gas dryer?

In GE dryers, the thermal fuse–sometimes called a safety thermostat–is located behind the drum on the inside of the dryer. To access the thermal fuse you will need to open the dryer from the top. Though it may sound a bit daunting, opening the top of the dryer to reveal its inner workings is surprisingly simple.

How do you fix a noisy GE dryer?

Troubleshooting a Noisy GE Dryer

  1. Check for loose objects like coins or buttons in the dryer drum.
  2. Make sure these objects aren’t caught in the dryer drum seam.
  3. If you feel your dryer takes too long to dry, make sure these objects haven’t clogged the dryer vent.
  4. Check all exterior screws and tighten any that are loose.

How do I know if my GE dryer motor is bad?

Signs of a Bad Dryer Motor

  1. Humming. If the dryer hums but does not tumble after you press the start button and cannot be turned by hand, your motor may be burned out and need to be replaced.
  2. Stiff Motor.
  3. Rotating Motor.
  4. Thermal Overload Detector.
  5. Other Issues.

How do you fix a dryer that won’t spin?

7 things to do if your dryer won’t spin

  1. Check the drive belt. If you turn on your dryer and push start but the drum will not turn, it’s possible the drive belt has broken.
  2. Check the idler pulley.
  3. Check the drive motor.
  4. Check the drum rollers.
  5. Check the drum roller axles.
  6. Check the drum bearing.
  7. Check the drum glides.