How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Bryan Your Own Question
Bryan, Home Appliance Technician
Category: Appliance
Satisfied Customers: 12156
Experience:  15 yrs. experience as a certified appliance technician.
Type Your Appliance Question Here...
Bryan is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

The GE gas dryer is model DBXR453GA2WW.When i turn the start

Resolved Question:

The GE gas dryer is model DBXR453GA2WW.When i turn the start switch It starts and stops.With the door open i push the door switch andmy wife turns start selector and when you let go of start selector the dryer stops.I Have a DMM and a VOM.that i used when i was in bussiness repairing Tv sets.Sure could use some help with this.
Thank you very much.
Edward Dunasj
Submitted: 5 years ago via ApplianceRepair.Net.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Bryan replied 5 years ago.

Hi,Welcome to Just Answer, My name isXXXXX will be helping you with your appliance issue today.


this means the centrifugal switch in the motor is shot, unfortunately. Replaced just the centrifugal switch they don't sell it separately you would need to replace the motor to repair this. When you push the start button the motor starts on the motor start windings and then the centrifugal switch takes over and sends power to the run windings in the motor this keeps the motor running, you can order this motor at the following blue link. I hope this info is useful, I'm also including a link to all the diagrams which will help you when you go to replace it.


diagram link,


thanks and well wishes, Bryan

Bryan and 2 other Appliance Specialists are ready to help you

Related Appliance Questions