Question about Dryers

1 Answer

Dryer blowing cold

Hi,the dryer is blowing cold on both low and high heat,took off the rear cover that holds the elements and all the the positive and negative and all the elements are showing a current running through them when i switch it on but i have no way of telling if they are drawing enough amps to heat them up.Do you think that they are the problem.
Regards Neil

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 943 Answers

Hi do you have 240 volts at the dryeri would check that first

Posted on Sep 22, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Blowing cold air


Unplug the unit. Using a ohm meter you need to check of the heating element is good or not. Reading across it you should see very low resistance. If you don't it may be "open" or a thermal interrupt has stuck open preventing current flowing through it. Check your high and low limit switches (sensors) for closed circuit (low resistance). If one reads high or open that one needs to be replaced.

Feb 27, 2014 | EuroTech EDV158 Electric Dryer

1 Answer

Dryer heats in a 'no heat' selection


it sounds like you have a grounded heat element and the heat will stay on all the time,very easy to check,unplug the dryer,pull the two wires off of the heat element,with a meter touch one lead to the outside metal cover of the heater and the other lead to one of the element,then check the other side of the element the same way,if it shows continuity on one end of the element it's grounded and needs to be replaced with a new heating element.and every year or 18 months you have to clean out the dryer,i use a shop vac and a leaf blower,unplug the dryer,remove the bottom panel,remove the lint filter and the metal duct that the filter slides into,vac up all the lint you can see,brush out the hole where the filter goes and with a long thin screw driver dig out the lint that's in the right and left sides of the plastic slots where the filter slides in,now with the shop vac set it to blow and blow all the lint from the back forwards and blow the motor off and vac up the lint,after you clean out the cabinet go to the back and remove the vent line from the dryer,stick the leaf blower into the vent line and blow it out to the outside,if you do this every year you'll have less problems with the dryer,your clothes will dry on time and you don't have to worry about a dryer fire.

Feb 01, 2014 | Kenmore Elite HE4 Electric Dryer

1 Answer

Is70cuk dryer only blowing cold air, all filters are cleaned water emptied


the one shot stat has blown on the heater. remove rear heater cover and two smaller screws holding element to the cover. you will see the two round stats. both must be replaced. part numer is 1703200, aprox £25.

Jul 06, 2011 | Indesit IS70C Electric Dryer

1 Answer

Kenmore dryer blows cold air. I replaced heat element still no luck? model 96263800


It doesn't necessarily mean the heating element is busted when an electric dryer stops heating. The heating circuit is not just composed solely by the heating element, it is composed by the thermal cut-off, high-limit thermostat, cycling thermostat, motor centrifugal switch, and the timer. The first thing to look at when an electric dryer stops heating is the thermal cut-off. It cuts power to the heating element when it blows most likely due to the failure of the high-limit thermostat. The thermal cut-off must be replaced, together with the high-limit thermostat, if found open. Click on the link below for the detailed instructions in troubleshooting this problem.

Troubleshooting Whirlpool and Whirlpool-Made Electric Dryers (Filter on Top and with Removable Back Panel) Running But Not Heating

Mar 25, 2011 | Kenmore Dryers

1 Answer

My dryer blows cold air


You need to do some checks. Unplug the dryer and remove the rear cover. Your heating element looks like this:
themobilian_866.jpg

I have a manual and more here

Jan 13, 2011 | Estate TEDX640JQ Electric Dryer

2 Answers

Dryer has no heat


Check the entire exhaust venting sytsem. If lint is inside of the tubing it will cause a restriction shutting the burner off at all times. If the tubing is clear the moister sensor is at fault and needs to be replaced

May 09, 2010 | Dryers

1 Answer

The dryer just started blowing cold air overnight. do i need tp purhase a new on or can it be fixed?


Generally there are only 2 reasons a dryer would start blowing cold while in use on a high heat cycle. These are:
1. The heating element went out. This is the part of the dryer that has about 9 rows of coils in it that heat up while dryer is in use and dries your clothes. this could be very expensive to fix.

2. The limit switch on the heating element went out and is not sending the signal to the heating element to turn on. This would be the cheapest place to start. It is the size of about a dime and or a penny and has 2 screws holding it on to the heating element and will also have 2 wires connected to it. some driers have 2 limit switches.

I would start with the limit switches first than check into having the heating element replaced if the limit switches do not fix the problem you are having.

Please let me know if there is anything else i can do to assist you with this problem. Also please do not forget to rate and comment about your advise that has been given to you today,

Dec 27, 2009 | Dryers

2 Answers

Whirlpool dryer LER5656EZ3 no heat


If the heating element read 0 ohms with the wires removed, you have an open heating element, (should be around 10 ohms) replace heating element and you should be ready to rock.

Sep 13, 2008 | Dryers

1 Answer

Dryer produces low heat but not high heat


check the vent outside it seems to be getting too hot and cycling the element off and on your safety therm.

Oct 22, 2007 | Kenmore 62802 Electric Dryer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Dryers Logo

Related Topics:

45 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dryers Experts

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8147 Answers

Tim Whalen

Level 3 Expert

3056 Answers

Richard Roth
Richard Roth

Level 3 Expert

9472 Answers

Are you a Dryer Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...