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Drum turning air blowing just not hot. where is the thermal fuse

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It is not the thermal fuse. What is the model number?

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Kenmore elite electric dryer runs but then gets hot and then shuts off, replaced thermal fuse, dryer vent and tubing not plugged, dryer runs gets hot blows thermal fuse again.


DRYER OVERHEATING:

Heating Element
A defective heating element can make a dryer too hot. If the element partially shorts out, it can produce heat all the time, regardless of whether the dryer is calling for heat. Remove the heating element to inspect it. The coils should not be touching each other or anything else.

Other Causes and Conditions
Air Flow Problem
Dryers need good ventilation to work properly. If the vent is clogged it can make the dryer too hot. Clean all of the vent tubing thoroughly.

Cycling Thermostat
Although not common, a defective cycling thermostat can make the dryer too hot. The cycling thermostat is supposed to turn on and off the heat to maintain the proper temperature. If the thermostat is defective it may keep the heat on too long. The thermostat is not adjustable or repairable, it must be replaced.

Felt Seal
Most dryers have a felt seal at the front and rear of the drum to keep the heat inside the drum. If the felt seal is worn away or missing, the dryer may keep heating and make the dryer too hot. This is not common.

Blower Wheel
A defective blower wheel will not spin properly and will not vent the hot air, making the dryer too hot. Check to see if there is adequate airflow out of the dryer.
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How do I know when the thermal fuse for my whirlpool deut electric dryer is bad?


Take it out. check it with a multimeter set on ohms. Get a hair dryer turn it on hotest setting. with meter leads on each end of the thermal fuse have someone hold the hair dryer blowing hot air on fuse. It should show continuity through it when cold. After heat is applied it should show 0 or infinity. If its working properly move on to over temp switch.

Sep 02, 2014 | Whirlpool GEW9250 Electric Dryer

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WHIRLPOOL LEC8858EQO


If the drum is turning and air is blowing then the most likely causes are thermal fuse trip, thermostat fault or heater fault.
Some good points mentioned on this site.

http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Why_wont_my_whirlpool_electric_dryer_heat_up

Discussion about thermal fuse on this site.http://www.appliancejournal.com/appliance-parts/whirlpool-appliance-parts/whirlpool-dryer-thermal-fuse-3390719-64/

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The drum rotates and blows air, but it doesnt blow hot air. I already changed out the thermal fuse.


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Aug 01, 2011 | Dryers

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Heating


The little white part with one hole is the thermal fuse, similar to the cutoff but service a different purpose.

The cut off will blow if there is lack of air flow, typically a plugged vent or lint screen.

The thermal fuse will blow if the exhaust temperature is too high. The reason the temperature is too hot can be one of two things.

#1 and most likely is the component right next to the thermal fuse, it is the operating thermostat.

#2 A shorted heat element that is on all the time, this can be checked by turning the timer knob to 30 minutes on the timed dry cycle, close the door but do not start the dryer. Open the door after about 2 minutes and see if the drum is hot. If it is not the element is okay.

I hope this helps

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Drum rotates. No Heat. Kenmore Electric Dryer


check the thermal fuse on the top of blower wheel housing,also while your there take off the cover of the housing and clean all the lint out,if your fuse was popped the lint buildup did it,check outside and make sure the air from dryer is blowing out and is not blocked,if it is blow out vent line if it's a long run with a leaf blower,if the thermal fuse is good read out the heater with a meter and if that's good read out the t-stats

Nov 15, 2009 | Kenmore Dryers

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My dryer spins but it is not getting hot or blowing air. I think replacing the heating element and/or thermal fuse will solve the problem but what about the blowing air?


WHEN YOU OPEN THE DOOR THERE IS A SLOT WHERE THE DOOR SWITCH MAKES CONTACT TO LET THE DRYER RUN. TAKE A PLASTIC OBJECT AND HOLD THE DOOR SWITCH IN AND START THE DRYER DO YOU SEE THE ELEMENT GLOWING IF YOU DO YOUR ELEMENT IS NOT BAD THE BELT THAT TURNS THE DRUM SHOULD TURN THE BLOWER TOO.IF YOU SEE TWO BELTS ON YOUR UNIT GET6 BACK TO ME

Aug 09, 2009 | Roper RES7646KQ Electric Dryer

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Dryer runs but will not heat. Replaced fuse and


your cycling thermostat needs changed too. the thermal fuse is your last safety measure that goes, which means your cycling thermostat is not shutting down the heat element once it detects the right temp hot air in the blower housing so it let the heat element glow until either the high-limit sensor shuts the heat down or the thermal fuse blows. Change the cycling thermostat and good luck

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Whirlpool Cabrio electric dryer


ctwoods, this sounds like the heating element has shorted to the heater can. What that is doing is leaving the element at 1/2 power on all the time. If this happened, then the heat kept going up until it blew the thermal fuse which caused the motor not to run. So check the heater and any fuses in the dryer. You can go to Service Matters for Whirlpool Service Manuals on this model.

Feb 03, 2008 | Dryers

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Hotpoint NVL333EY Electric dryer blows thermal fuse


I had the same thing happen, I replaced the thermal cutoff and made sure no lint build up. It lasted a week then blew again. I then replaced it again and got to thinking why it would blow. I then took apart the exaust inside the dryer running fron the drum to the motor and right before the motor was a build up of lint ane particals that was almost like compressed sawdust which was blocking half of the line. I cleaned this out and it seemed to work much better.

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