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Q:

My GE Profile DPSE810EG5WT requires ECA disconnection DPSE810EG5WT Ge Electric dryer

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Thank you for choosing Sears Parts Direct. I will be happy to help with your dryer. Upon researching model number DPSE810EG5WT; the electrical connections should have a release tab. He tab should be squeezed while removing the plug. Electronic boards can be damaged by static electricity. I recommend having a tech diagnose the board.

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Jeff Wallace Jr -
Sears Technician
July 09, 2015
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auto mode DPSR610EG5WT Ge Electric dryer

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My GE Profile Dryer DPSE810EG5WT hums but does not run when start button is pushed

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Thank you for your question and I understand your concern.

If the motor hums when start is pushed, the motor is getting voltage but it may not be getting the proper voltage. All of the components you mentioned and checked are okay or the motor would not hum. The thermostats will have nothing to do with the motor not starting. The thermostats regulate temperatures. The dryer will not heat if the motor will not run.

The problem is more likely a friction issue or something stuck in the blower housing preventing the blower wheel and motor from spinning. The voltage supply at the motor is measured across the RED wire and the Brown wire with the yellow stripe.  The motor does not have reset button.

NOTE: I do recommend making any voltage measurements at the motor unless you have experience and feel safe and confident in doing so; otherwise I strongly suggest calling a service technician to diagnose and repair your dryer.  

I added an image below if needed.  If your attempt to check the voltage supply at the motor, remember to reconnect the door switch or the dryer motor will not attempt to hum when started. It needs to see the door switch circuit closed.

 If you get to the point where you need to have a service technician diagnose and repair this failure, you can schedule service through this link:Sears Home Services.

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Joey S -
Sears Technician
September 27, 2013
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Thanks for the reply. Took it apart and found no obstruction - just a clump of lint at the bottom of the housing near the blower but not enough to stop it.. So with nothing else to check, it has to be the motor. The dryer is young in years (2-4) but, of course, out or warranty. New motor is $250.00+ not including the repair man so it it time for another dryer.

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Gregg -
September 28, 2013
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