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My dry will not heat up

I have a dty and it was woeking and when i brought to my new place it now will not heat up. I jhave power on all three hook up at the wall and all the dryer dose is spin. No heat.

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    I have the same problem. I'm trying to check it out today though.

  • Anonymous Feb 14, 2009

    Same thing happened to me. The dryer is 2 years old and worked great. Then I moved and it would not work. First it would come on but not heat and now won't even come on.

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To go off of what the last person said in more detail is that your thermal fuse is probably burnt out. On electric dryers if this goes bad then your heating element won't stay on for more then a second or two. It is located on the inside where your lint screen goes. Open up the front panel and you should see it as long as it's not hidden. There is a wire diagram located behind the backing of the control panel that will help you find this. It's a cheap part running around only about 15 dollars or so at any appliance repair shop. If you have any other question let me know. Good luck.

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Again, on checking power.. make sure you have 240v.. if you do, then your fuse in series with the heating element is blown..or bad heat selector switch.. one more burnt wires... good luck

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