Question about KitchenAid KEYS700LQ Electric Dryer
Heating element works but drum does not turn and I dont hear the motor running
The way to visually see if the belt has broken or not is to 1) unplug the dryer. 2) Remove the lint screen on the top of the dryer. 3) take the two phillips head screws out where the lint trap is. 4) with a flat head screwdriver pop the top of the dryer up by sliding the driver inbetween the top and front of the dryer and pry upwards a little. 5) You'll now see the drum, if the belt is not around it its broken, and if it's visible try to lift it. If it taught, its good. IF THE BELT IS BROKEN OR LOOSE CONTINUE TO NEXT STEPS 6) on the left and right upper inner sides of the dryer you will find two screws, one on each side, remove these and the front should be easlily remove. 7) once off you'll be able to easily see the motor, the belts idler pulley, and everything else.
If the dryer is a DUET or HE2 or HE3 style, (dryers that match the front loader) then the way you take the top off is a little different. For these machines, there are 3 to 4 screws located on the top back side you'll need to remove, and then the dryer top can be slid back and removed
Posted on Jun 05, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Sounds like your gas valve is fine, if it comes on at all, its good. A air flow restriction would cause a overheat condition and shut down the burner. Once it cools back down the burner would re-ignite and repeat the cycle. The sensor on the left of the burner is the flame sensor and the flame wouldn't come on at all if it was bad. You've already changed the coil kit so the valve is fine, disconnect the vent from the back of the dryer and see if the problem goes away. If the problem stays, I would suspect the thermostat. Good luck.
Posted on Mar 17, 2010
if it's heating and cycling try running it with the vent line off the back of dryer,also go outside and make sure the flapper is opening and nothing is blocking it,when was the last time you cleaned the dryer?you need to clean out the duct that the lint filter slides into,vac out the inside of dryer where the motor is and if you have a long vent line from the back of dryer to outside vent i use a leaf blower to clean out the line,also if you have a shop vac blow off the motor and you can blow all the lint from the back of the inside of dryer to the front so you don't have to remove the drum
Posted on Apr 10, 2010
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