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How to Reset GE Dryer

GE is a household appliance name, and for good reason, as their appliances can withstand the test of time and use while also remaining reliable. If you have a GE dryer and notice, though, that the device is in need of a reset to resolve any small issues, how can this be done?

To reset a GE dryer, locate the reset button on the appliance. If there is no reset button, unplug the appliance directly from its power source and allow it to sit for ten minutes without power. Once the time has passed and the motor has cooled, plug it back in to see if issues have been resolved.

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GE is known for its brand’s ability to withstand the test of time and use, but reliability doesn’t mean that there will never be bumps in the road when it comes to overall function, as everything needs a bit of fine-tuning every now and again. If your GE dryer isn’t operating as it should or you are seeing that certain functions are lacking, read below to see what the process looks like to reset your dryer and find any other answers that you may have as well.

How to Reset GE Dryer

Although some individuals prefer the fresh scent that an outdoor clothesline can give to their items, when it comes to quickness and convenience, there is nothing that can beat the ability of a GE dryer. This device should be able to accomplish a multitude of different functions as well, but if you find that your dryer is not operating as you would expect, a reset may be the trick to get things up and running again. To see how to reset your GE dryer, take a look below.

To reset a GE dryer, check the user manual to see if a reset button is located on your appliance or look for a reset button potentially located on the control panel. If your dryer has this button, simply press and hold the button and allow the reset process to commence once the button is released.

How to do a GE Dryer Factory Reset

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For many products that harness the capabilities of technology, you can complete a factory reset with them to restore the product back to its factory settings, which essentially means that you restore the product back to how it came straight from the production line before any operations were performed on it. If you are having issues with your GE dryer or have purchased a dryer used and are looking to reset the appliance, is it possible to complete a factory reset?

To complete a factory reset on a GE dryer, a simple reset is the actual solution. Locate the reset button on your dryer, press the button, release it, and allow the reset to take place. If you cannot find the reset button, locate your user manual to see if one is present on your dryer model.

How to Reset GE Dryer Control Board

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The control board of your GE is one of the main components to maintaining the overall function of your appliance which is why many owners find themselves looking for a way to reset the control board when they find that their dryer is not operating as it should. If you have a GE dryer and notice that the functions of the appliance are off or are not working at all, read below to see what you can do to reset the control board on your appliance.

To reset a GE dryer control board, either locate the reset button on your appliance and press it or manually reset the appliance by unplugging it directly from the outlet connecting it to power. Wait for ten full minutes before plugging the dryer back in to allow the motor to cool completely.

How to Reset GE Dryer After Power Outage

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Power outages can cause major issues for any type of appliance that was plugged in during the loss, as any surges of power can cause many items to shut down and remain that way until reset. If you notice that your GE dryer is not running after a power outage, this does not mean that the motor has been fried, but more than likely means that a reset simply needs to take place. To see how to reset a GE dryer after a power outage, read below.

To reset a GE dryer after a power outage, the most reliable way to do so is to press and release the reset button on your dryer. If you cannot find the reset button or do not have a reset button on the dryer model you own, unplug the dryer from power for ten minutes before plugging it back in.

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How to Reset GE Dryer Clean Lint Filter/Check Vent

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If you own an electric GE dryer, you may have noticed that there is a message which appears on the screen of the appliance that reads either “Clean Lint Filter” or “Check Vent.” The “Clean Lint Filter” message appears after every drying cycle and if you have a vent that needs cleaning, you will be reminded with the latter message on occasion. If you notice that neither of these reminders are appearing anymore though, it may be time to reset.

To reset a GE dryer clean lint filter or check vent message displayed on any electric models, you will need to reset the entire dryer. To do this, either push the reset button on the appliance or disconnect the dryer from power for ten minutes. Once done, see if the reminder messages appear again.

To reset a GE dryer, many dryer models come equipped with a reset button that can be found on the control panel. Simply press and hold this button and a reset should occur. If you cannot find the button, consult your owner’s manual to find the exact location of the button if present on the appliance.

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