Question about Whirlpool Dryers
What could be the cause when the dryer stops turning?
Broken belt is probable. If not, check the door switch operation. If that is ok, check voltage out of the timer to the motor.
Posted on Oct 26, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: whirpool dryer
once you take the element casing out of the dryer then you will see a screw at the very bottom of the casing where the element goes in. usually a 5/16 hex head screw.
Posted on Jul 07, 2008
Your problem could be as simple as a broken drive belt.. or an overtemp switch.... If you've never replaced the drive belt.. then that is in all probability your problem.. If you reach inside the dryer drum and try to rotate it.. does it offer any resistance like it is turning a motor pulley system or is it free to rotate with very little resistance ( would suggest the belt broke).. If the cost to repair exceeds the cost to replace then you'd be better off replacing.. However ..if it is just a drive belt.. then I would just replace that.. Hope that helps...
Posted on Aug 24, 2008
A couple things to check are, see if there is a broken drum belt and check the switch that starts the dryer. Check your plug also you may not be getting 220 volts. Sometimes the plugs go bad where you only have 110 volts
Posted on Oct 02, 2009
Tips for a great answer:
Aug 29, 2011 | Dryers
Jun 25, 2011 | Whirlpool Dryers
Apr 17, 2011 | Whirlpool LGR7646E Dryer
Dec 27, 2010 | Whirlpool Dryers
If you are having problems with your gas dryer not heating the most common problem is that the ignitor goes bad. Even though it glows sometimes it is still not working properly.
if you dryer is gas check out this gas no heat tip....
If you have an electric dryer, you can have many different things that can go wrong causing the dryer not to heat.
check out this electric no heat tip...
Oct 17, 2010 | Whirlpool LGV4634JQ Gas Dryer
Sep 07, 2010 | Whirlpool LER4634J Electric Dryer
May 18, 2010 | Whirlpool GEW9878LW Electric Dryer
Oct 02, 2008 | Whirlpool LER4634J Electric Dryer
Nov 26, 2017 | Whirlpool Dryers
44 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!