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Control panel should there be continuity at the back connections of the control panel. One is for red and the other for black wire input. thanks

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There will be continuity if you are reading through the heating elemant,It all depends on where you are reading it.

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I have the Kenmore series 90, model 66901692 black face control panel if that is different and it runs but does not heat up.


Above the thermostat on the heating element box at the top is a resettable thermal fuse. It has a wire coming into it then another one comes out and goes to the thermostat. check that.

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I am trying to find the ground wire for this dryer.


On whirlpool (all manufacture) dryers the ground wire is linked to the center terminal with the white wire and attaches to the cabinet grounding all metal on dryer since on panel attaches to the next making the entire cabinet have continuty through the neutral/ground wire.
When connecting 3 wire cord connect the two outside wires to red/black on cord block and center wire to white/center terminal connection on block.
For a 4 wire cord red to red black to black white to white and the green to rear of cabinet/any panel near block

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Dryer operates perfectly except there is no heat. What do I need to replace or look at? Thanks


You can look at something simple first. Do check the household power if you have fuses then maybe one can be blown if you have breakers switch off and back on if still no heat then you can look to a thermal link depending on the style of dryer if you have a back panel that is held on by 9 screws unplug the power cord from wall then you, will need a OHM meter and set to read Ohm's remove the wiring on the white 1 1/2 long plastic piece to see if you have a reading if no replace the thermal link. Then if good then unplug the wiring to the heating element and check for a reading good? Then put wires back on and up from the heating element there is a stat unplug take a reading if none replace the thermal cutoff kit. And after that being said if no back panel then you front type disassembly is different but check the same described items.

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We were given a HOT POINT Heavy Duty Dryer with Automatic Dry Control, Model DLB2650BRLWH, Serial No. DG241274H and had to buy the power cord to go with it. Ordered the cord from a local appliance company,...


Technical explanation: Older 240 Volt appliances use a three-wire power cord (Black, White, Red). The White wire is the "neutral" connection, which is tied to Ground at the service entrance panel. The Black and Red wires are opposite phases of the 240 VAC (when one goes positive, the other goes negative). The neutral wire is "in between", so measuring the voltage between the black or red wire and neutral would give you 120 VAC. The green wire is frame ground; the electrical code requires newer (since 2008) 240 VAC appliances to have a separate ground bonding connection to the frame; the neutral connection is not considered adequate protection for certain failure conditions.

Look for a screw head or terminal stud on the frame or sheet metal of the dryer labeled "Ground", "Earth", or one of the following ground symbols:
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The green wire goes to this point. DO NOT connect the green wire to any of the wiring inside the dryer, unless it is a green wire attached to sheet metal or a bracket!

The black, white and red wires go to black, white and red terminals you already found.

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We have moved and the three prong cord now needs to be four prong


Ok here is how to hook up looking at dryer. Left brass screw is hot put red or black wire on. Center screw silver is neutral put white wire on. Right brass is also hot put the red or black wire on which one you have left. The green you ground to the dryer body or you can put with the white wire.

The reason why you have to hot wires is that it is a 240 volt dryer. Each hot wire caries 120 volts. The hot wires are the red and black. The white is a neutral witch is also a ground

I hope this helps. If you have any questions please ask before you rate.

Good Luck And Thank You for the post

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The motor has to be running for voltage to exit the motor going to the heater. With the back off the dryer and the motor running you should read 220 volts at the heater if all safetys and thermostats are good.
There is a thermal cut out relay on the heat canister. It must read continuity also.
Remember you must remove at least one wire from each component being tested to get a true open or closed reading. If a wire is left connected you get a false reading.
The heating element could be broken and part of the heater wire touching the canister. This would cause a continuity reading and still no heat.
Finally, yes,the centrifugal switch in the motor could be bad and not sending power to the heater on the red wire.

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If you have the newer style, you should have 4 wires on the CORD <--- not the terminal block itself. They'll be; Black, White, Red and Green. The green goes to the frame/cabinet and the white ALWAYS (ALWAYS) connects to the center terminal. The Black and the Red attach to either of the 2 remaining terminals... doesn't matter which one.

If you have a 3 wire cord, don't worry about a green wire. Just wire it "black, white, red" or "red, white, black"... just make sure you put the white in the middle. Think Oreo cookie.

And to be specific about your question... The Black and the Red are the "hot" wires... each one carries 120VAC.

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HI thanks for your question. the red to red black to black white to white green goes to the fram of the dryer. thanks hope i was helpful. please rate my answer.

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Trying to install 3 way cord with a 4 way replacement cord. I have disconnected all wires and put them back. My question is concerning the white wire.The wires that are already connected to the dryer red,...


In a three wire system you have 2 hot wires (black and red) and a neutral (white). the ground is connected to the neutral at the dryer. In a 4 wire system you have the 2 hot wires, neutral, and a ground. (green). The ground is connected with the neutral at the circuit panel. The hot wires at the dryer should be on the outside scres, the neutral should be in the center and the ground should be under the green screw. *****. .

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Putting new power cord on dryer i have a 3 cord set up a red wire a black wire and a white wire and dont know which wire to connect to which.


on the back of your dryer.
1.connect the white wire to the center of the junction box.

2.than take the red wire and connect it to the left side of your junction box.

3.than take the black wire and connect it to the right side of the junction box.

If you have a green wire on the cord as well. PLEASE make sure it is connected to the dryers back panel. do not leave it to hang.

Please do not forget to rate and comment about your experience today.

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