Tip & How-To about Dryers
If the electric dryer
does not work at all then there are some possibilities that have to be checked
to confirm the fault.
1) Check whether you are getting power to the dryer from electric out let to which the dryer is connected. The power problem can also occur if the fuse is blown or the circuit breaker is got tripped.
2) Other possibility for dryer not working is the blown thermal fuse. The thermal fuse is located to the exhaust duct inside the back cover panel. This fuse blows out if the dryer gets overheated or any short circuit occurs in the house when dryer is in working.
3) One more reason for dryer not working at all is the fault in the door switch. The dryer will not start working till the door is closed. But if the door switch or the door-switch actuator is got cracked or worn out or loose then door will not get closed properly and dryer will not work. In this case check the door switch/actuator and replace it if required.
4) But if all the above mentioned possibilities checks out OK, and still the same problem, then there is a fault in the wiring. Check the main power cord of the dryer which you connect in the electric out let. If the power wire is got internally burned out or got cut in between the dryer will not get power and will not work.
This will help. Thanks.
Posted by charlymont... on
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