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Re: $160 hi limit thermostat on ge dryer WTF?
« Reply #30 on: March 31, 2013, 07:29:26 AM »
That $3 vs. $112 capacitor is crazy.
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Re: $160 hi limit thermostat on ge dryer WTF?
« Reply #31 on: April 01, 2013, 10:30:20 AM »
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Re: $160 hi limit thermostat on ge dryer WTF?
« Reply #32 on: April 04, 2013, 06:37:38 AM »
I had a GE dishwasher this week with a bad touchpad. 527.00!!!!!  ???

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Re: $160 hi limit thermostat on ge dryer WTF?
« Reply #33 on: April 04, 2013, 09:11:29 AM »
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Re: $160 hi limit thermostat on ge dryer WTF?
« Reply #34 on: April 04, 2013, 09:55:34 AM »
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Re: $160 hi limit thermostat on ge dryer WTF?
« Reply #35 on: April 09, 2013, 09:23:05 AM »
speaking of repair clinic and dryer coils. They say that trying to test dryer coils with a multitester would be inconclusive. Is that true? This is an electric part correct?. Looking for continuity would be a waste of time.?

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Re: $160 hi limit thermostat on ge dryer WTF?
« Reply #36 on: April 09, 2013, 09:32:12 AM »
speaking of repair clinic and dryer coils. They say that trying to test dryer coils with a multitester would be inconclusive. Is that true? This is an electric part correct?. Looking for continuity would be a waste of time.?


Got a link to where you read that?


By multi tester do you mean multimeter or some kind of continuity tester with just a light and/or beeper on it?


This video talks about checking a heating element to check continuity on a dryer heating element.
Dryer Heating Element Help Video


I use a multimeter all the time to check continuity on dryer heating elements to see if they are bad or not.
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Re: $160 hi limit thermostat on ge dryer WTF?
« Reply #37 on: April 09, 2013, 10:27:47 AM »
when i say multitester i am mean a fluke digital VOM. I do not have a link i sent them a private message asking them what readings i should get on a meter for an ohms check and their response was testing the coils would be inconclusive.
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Re: $160 hi limit thermostat on ge dryer WTF?
« Reply #38 on: April 09, 2013, 10:47:14 AM »

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when i say multitester i am mean a fluke digital VOM.
Cool, you a Fluke fan too? Love my Flukes!  O0


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I do not have a link i sent them a private message asking them what readings i should get on a meter for an ohms check and their response was testing the coils would be inconclusive.


Hmm, don't know why they would say that.
How did they suggest testing it then?


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Re: $160 hi limit thermostat on ge dryer WTF?
« Reply #39 on: April 09, 2013, 12:01:55 PM »
How do they suggest testing?..good question. I would see if i can pull up that message later but i think what they were trying to get at is just replace them.  I never got to the bottom of actually testing the coils or what the ohms reading should be. Oh, and yes I am a fluke fan:) :cheers:

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Re: $160 hi limit thermostat on ge dryer WTF?
« Reply #40 on: April 09, 2013, 12:14:11 PM »
trying to test dryer Gas Valve coils with a multitester would be inconclusive
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Re: $160 hi limit thermostat on ge dryer WTF?
« Reply #41 on: April 09, 2013, 12:47:09 PM »
Hmm, Gas Valve Coil... for some reason I thought you had been talking about the heating element.

Anyway this topic has gotten way off topic. Please start a new topic with any further questions you have.

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