Model #DWSR463EG7WW GE Residential Dryer

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GE electric dryer (model #DWSR463EG7WW) quits running when start buttom is released.


I know how important it is to have a good working dryer in the home so that you can dry your freshly washed clothes. While you are waiting for your expert answer, I did manage to find a link that will provide you with some good tips to help you with your question. I hope my link is useful.

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Joseph P. -
July 26, 2011

Hi Glen,

Thank you for submitting a question to Manage My Life.

According to the symptoms you gave me you have a bad motor. Once the push to start has been released the centrifugal switch should stay closed on M5 and M6 to keep the dryer running. I have included a wiring diagram for this dryer in an image below. On the diagram I have marked the centrifugal switch for you.

I recommend you replace the motor (WE17M37).

If you do not feel confident repairing this problem yourself, then you can have it repaired at your home by a Sears technician. Here is a link for the website: Sears Home Services .

Here is a link that you may use to view the parts list diagram and for parts purchases; Sears Parts Direct .

I hope this is helpful. If I may be of further assistance as more details become available, please reply to this post.

Thanks again for using Manage My Life.


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Landell -
Sears Technician
July 27, 2011
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