Question about Dryers
The dryer worked this morning. Now you close the door and push the start button and absolutely nothing - noise or action. The power is on the breakers are fine.
I have a whirpool heavy duty dryer that is not working. When I push the button to start the dryer it only roars, and the drum will not move.
Posted on Jan 27, 2009
pull motor switch out(the one with wires go in motor) best use compressed air.... lint is stopping lever... this all happens after you turn breakers off...hi hi
Posted on Aug 27, 2009
Sorry, no reset you can get to. There is one embedded in the main motor itself, that if the motor draws too much current, and/or gets too hot.
If you shut the machine off for a 24 hour period, then it will many times appear to run normally again, but it's the motor getting weak.
It's usually a slow progressive problem, and if you choose,you can, at least for the short period use the machine by either lightening the loads, or spread the loads over a longer period of time.
Eventually the motor will need to be replaced.
Posted on Feb 21, 2010
The capacitor is probably bad. The relay is still working that is why you can hear a click noise. It won't come on since the motor needs to have enough voltage from the capacitor to initialize. Good luck.
Posted on Apr 19, 2010
the thermal fuse may be faulty. Remove the outer back of the dryer. the thermal fuse is located on the blower assy with 2 wires connected to it. It is white plastic. connect the wires together, then try to start the unit again. If the unit starts, clean the exhaust duct after replacing the thermal fuse.
Posted on Jul 21, 2010
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