Question about Dryers
Dryer has worked fine , then , go to use it yesterday and it is dead as hell . it has ample power supply , not tripping breakers , its not the door switch , nor the push to start switch [ i jumped these to test... ] also , power cord checks out as being good . at the fuse block , in the center on the back I 've got 115 volts on the black , zero on the white ,115 volts on the red measuring with multi meter from the green ground . any Ideas ?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: roper electric dryer
go back to timer ck continuity with timer in any run postion from black to blue wire (i think..better ck wiring diagram under console..you're looking for the contacts in timer to make that control motor)
Posted on Sep 01, 2008
make sure that the unit is not also grounded to the neutral via ground strap or green wire that goes from neutral terminal to the body
Posted on Nov 05, 2009
SOURCE: did a load last night
Sounds like a bad door switch.
When the door is open, the power flows to the light.
When the door is closed, the power flows to the push to start switch.
2. styles. Older models you remove 2 screws from the bottom of the front panel, pull out bottom of the panel and drop down.
Machine must be unplugged first.
Newer models, you must use a thin putty knife between the top panel and the front panel.
There are 2 clips that must be depressed to release the top lid.
The panels are tight to each other, and finding the location of the clips is difficult.
Some techs use a plastic putty knife so as not to damage the finish.
The clips are near both ends and must be depressed and the lid lifted slightly, one side at a time.
Slide the putty knife in near the center, then start sliding it to one side until you feel it hitting the clip.
Mark the area were the putty knife stopped.
Remove the putty knife, move it over about an inch and a half.
Insert it, and force the clip rearward until it releases and lift that side up slightly.
Repeat on other side. Then the lid will lift up.
You will be able to see how to access the switch at this point.
There are many reasons a dryer will not run, but if the light went out, and it fails to start at the same time, this is the obvious answer.
Please post back, if this solution fails..
Posted on Dec 06, 2009
Posted on Dec 21, 2010
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