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My Ge Dryer Model #DX4500EA1WW shuts off after only a few minutes

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My Ge Dryer Model #DX4500EA1WW shuts off after only a few minutes of running less than 5 I have checked the vent line it is clean has a total length of less than 2 feet. Please advicw as to what you think the problem could be Thank You Mike
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 4 years ago.

when it shut off are you able to turn it right back ON?

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
No it takes a fewe minutes for it to come back on. It feals like it is very hot in the drum.
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 4 years ago.

ok have you pulled the unit out removed the vent hose and tried running the unit ?

If so did you get good air flow out of the vent?

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
I have tried this it seams to have a lot of air flow.
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 4 years ago.

ok good air flow but seems hot !!

Is the filter clean?

 

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Yes the filter is clean it feals hot in the drum when it shuts off
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 4 years ago.

ok can you check you model number again ?

DX4500EA1WW does not show as a good number.

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
I checked the Mod # XXXXX it says DX4500EA1WW Serial # XXXXX GE Brand the tag with the mod #is located inside the door could there be another location with a differant Number, Thanks for your help Mike
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 4 years ago.

ok I found it , here is a link to the motor it is getting hot and going off on overload

http://www.repairclinic.com/SSPartDetail.aspx?s=t-DX4500EA1WW-%3d%3dc203i1256970&PartID=1256970

 

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
How big of a job is it to replace the motor and the drum bearings?

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