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    • Part Number: AP2042573
    • MFG Part Number: WE4M160
    • Made by: GE
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Dryer will not turn off on optimum setting. Any clue what may be broke? Ran all night twice.

Robert P. for Model Number Dbsr463eg1ww

ANSWER Hi. There is a timer resistor that needs to measure 4500 ohms cold. If it does not then replace the resister part # WE4M255. The timer motor itself has windings. Remove the timer part # WE4M533 motor wires and measure for resistance. Measure each lead to the metal case of the motor or the timer. If you get 0-ohms then it is shorted creating the timer to continuously run. Thank You. 

Answered by AppliancePartsPros.com   |   Monday, October 15, 2012

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