This GE dryer (USA 240v model) has 4 heat settings: Hi, Medium, Low, Fluff
(no heat). It also has a moisture-monitoring setting ("More Dry" and "Less
I presume the way 3 heat settings are accomplished is through the use of 2
different wattage heater elements. For example, Low = 1000w element; Medium 1500w element; High = both elements.
There is now one heat setting: medium. All the settings of the heat switch
result in the same medium heat.
The filter screen is clean and the airflow out of the vent hose (I
disconnected it and checked the flow) is unchanged from a year ago (the last
time I remember checking it out). Mains voltage verified. No overheating
How is it possible for the dryer to fail in a mode that results in only
Just trying to get a few ideas before opening it up.
GE model DBXR453ET3WW
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