General Electric Dryer Error Codes

GE GFD model dryer error codes

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These error code explanations can help you diagnose a problem with your GE dryer with a model number beginning with GFD. For repair how-to help, visit the PartsDirect repair help section, which includes repair help for dryers, other major appliances, lawn and garden equipment, garage door openers, vacuum cleaners and more. Search for your model number to find a complete list of replacement parts for your dryer.

Error Code

Condition

DIY advice

000

No errors

Check/Repair

No problem was detected. No fault codes are stored in the memory.

Possible parts

No parts needed

001 or 003

The inlet thermistor (temperature sensor) is defective

Check/Repair

The inlet thermistor on the side of the inlet air duct inside the dryer measures the temperature of heated air entering the dryer drum. Unplug the dryer and reconnect any loose wires on the inlet thermistor. Replace the wire harness if damaged. If the wires are okay, replace the inlet thermistor.

How-to help

How to replace a dryer thermistor

Possible parts

Inlet thermistor, Wire harness

002 or 004

The outlet thermistor (temperature sensor) is defective

Check/Repair

The outlet thermistor on the blower housing behind the fan measures the temperature of heated air leaving the dryer drum. Unplug the dryer and reconnect any loose wires on the outlet thermistor. Replace the wire harness if damaged. If the wires are okay, replace the outlet thermistor.

How-to help

How to replace a dryer thermistor

Possible parts

Outlet thermistor, Wire harness

005

The main control board is defective

Check/Repair

Unplug the dryer for 3 minutes to reset the main control board. Replace the main control board if the code returns when you restore power.

How-to help

How to replace a dryer electronic control board

Possible parts

Main control board

006

Stuck button on the control panel

Check/Repair

Push each button on the control panel to free the stuck button. If the code doesn’t clear, unplug the dryer and replace any damaged control panel components. If the control panel components are okay, replace the main control board.

How-to help

How to replace a dryer electronic control board

Possible parts

Control panel components, Main control board

007

Power supply is mis-wired

Check/Repair

The Line 2 (L2) and Neutral (N) are reversed. Correct the power cord wiring connections on the terminal block, following the installation instructions.

Possible parts

008 or 00d

Door switch not opening; 5 cycles ran without the door switch opening

Check/Repair

Unplug the dryer and reconnect any loose wires on the door switch. Replace the wire harness if damaged. If the wires are okay, replace the door switch.

How-to help

How to replace a dryer door switch

Possible parts

Door switch, Wire harness

009

Drive motor problem

Check/Repair

If the drive motor won’t run, unplug the dryer and reconnect any loose wires on the drive motor. Replace the wire harness if damaged. Replace any drive system components that prevent the drum from rotating smoothly. If the wiring and drive components are okay, replace the drive motor. If the dryer motor won’t shut off unless the dryer is unplugged, replace the main control board because a relay on the main control board must be stuck, preventing the drive motor from shutting off.

How-to help

How to replace a dryer drive motor

Possible parts

Drive motor, Wire harness, Drive system components, Main control board

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