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The drum spins, but there is no heat.problem with dryer.

  • Fuse could be bad -- Check the fuse for a break inside. If it's bad, replace it with an identical fuse.Temperature switch could be bad -- Use VOM to check the switch. Set VOM to RX1, remove leads and touch the probes to the switch's terminals. The reading should be zero or infinity. Turn the switch, and the reading should change from zero to infinity or infinity to zero. If not, the switch is bad.Thermostat could be bad -- Set the VOM to RX1, take a lead off one of the two outside terminals and press the probes to the two outside terminals. There should be a reading of zero. If not, it's badHeating coils may be bad -- Set the VOM to RX1 and remove the leads from the coil. Press the probes to the terminals. If the reading is zero, the coil is bad.Timer could be bad -- Disconnect the leads from the motor. Set the VOM to RX100. Clip the probes onto the leads. If the reading is infinity, the timer motor is bad.

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    dryer spins but no heat


    This could be the effect of a number of problems. Here's a list of things to check and details on how to do it.
    • Fuse could be bad -- Check the fuse for a break inside. If it's bad, replace it with an identical fuse.
    • Temperature switch could be bad -- Use VOM to check the switch. Set VOM to RX1, remove leads and touch the probes to the switch's terminals. The reading should be zero or infinity. Turn the switch, and the reading should change from zero to infinity or infinity to zero. If not, the switch is bad.
    • Thermostat could be bad -- Set the VOM to RX1, take a lead off one of the two outside terminals and press the probes to the two outside terminals. There should be a reading of zero. If not, it's bad.
    • Heating coils may be bad -- Set the VOM to RX1 and remove the leads from the coil. Press the probes to the terminals. If the reading is zero, the coil is bad.
    • Timer could be bad -- Disconnect the leads from the motor. Set the VOM to RX100. Clip the probes onto the leads. If the reading is infinity, the timer motor is bad.


    Read more: http://www.doityourself.com/stry/repairdryer#ixzz2jQxE03Py

    Oct 30, 2013 | Dryers

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    hi my beko tumble dryer wont heat up i have changed the pc board and the heating element what else could it be thanks


    This could be the effect of a number of problems. Here's a list of things to check and details on how to do it.
    • Fuse could be bad -- Check the fuse for a break inside. If it's bad, replace it with an identical fuse.
    • Temperature switch could be bad -- Use VOM to check the switch. Set VOM to RX1, remove leads and touch the probes to the switch's terminals. The reading should be zero or infinity. Turn the switch, and the reading should change from zero to infinity or infinity to zero. If not, the switch is bad.
    • Thermostat could be bad -- Set the VOM to RX1, take a lead off one of the two outside terminals and press the probes to the two outside terminals. There should be a reading of zero. If not, it's bad.
    • Heating coils may be bad -- Set the VOM to RX1 and remove the leads from the coil. Press the probes to the terminals. If the reading is zero, the coil is bad.
    • Timer could be bad -- Disconnect the leads from the motor. Set the VOM to RX100. Clip the probes onto the leads. If the reading is infinity, the timer motor is bad.


    Read more: http://www.doityourself.com/stry/repairdryer#ixzz2jQxE03Py

    Oct 09, 2013 | Beko Tumble Dryer Heater/Thermostat...

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    gas dryer starts to heat drum turns then heat shut off and drum keeps running


    This could be the effect of a number of problems. Here's a list of things to check and details on how to do it.
    • Fuse could be bad -- Check the fuse for a break inside. If it's bad, replace it with an identical fuse.
    • Temperature switch could be bad -- Use VOM to check the switch. Set VOM to RX1, remove leads and touch the probes to the switch's terminals. The reading should be zero or infinity. Turn the switch, and the reading should change from zero to infinity or infinity to zero. If not, the switch is bad.
    • Thermostat could be bad -- Set the VOM to RX1, take a lead off one of the two outside terminals and press the probes to the two outside terminals. There should be a reading of zero. If not, it's bad.
    • Heating coils may be bad -- Set the VOM to RX1 and remove the leads from the coil. Press the probes to the terminals. If the reading is zero, the coil is bad.
    • Timer could be bad -- Disconnect the leads from the motor. Set the VOM to RX100. Clip the probes onto the leads. If the reading is infinity, the timer motor is bad.

    Sep 19, 2013 | Lands Phones

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    Whirlpool Gold Dryer


    You will need a volt Volt-Ohm (VOM) reader to fix this problem.
    This doesn't rquire sound technical knowledge for this but you should be good at following some instructions.
    This could be the effect of a number of problems. Here's a list of things to check and details on how to do it.
    • Fuse could be bad -- Check the fuse for a break inside. If it’s bad, replace it with an identical fuse.
    • Temperature switch could be bad -- Use VOM to check the switch. Set VOM to RX1, remove leads and touch the probes to the switch's terminals. The reading should be zero or infinity. Turn the switch, and the reading should change from zero to infinity or infinity to zero. If not, the switch is bad.
    • Thermostat could be bad -- Set the VOM to RX1, take a lead off one of the two outside terminals and press the probes to the two outside terminals. There should be a reading of zero. If not, it's bad.
    • Heating coils may be bad -- Set the VOM to RX1 and remove the leads from the coil. Press the probes to the terminals. If the reading is zero, the coil is bad.
    • Timer could be bad -- Disconnect the leads from the motor. Set the VOM to RX100. Clip the probes onto the leads. If the reading is infinity, the timer motor is bad.

    Oct 29, 2007 | Whirlpool Gold Duet GHW9400P 3.8 Cu. Ft....

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