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Neptune dryer MDE6700AZW over heating and blowing the thermal fuse.....air flow is good no blockage what so ever?

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You will need to check the air passage on the incoming side of the fan also. Most will check the exhaust side and clear it out, but if the incoming side has obstructions it will not allow air flow either.

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SOURCE: fuse keep blowing

I would check temp out of dryer should be 140 - 160 


Is your cycling themostate good, cutting off when suppose too?  and Hi limit on burner good?


THe cycling themostate control drum temp, hi limit on heater is a back up and the hi limit fuse on burner backs up it all






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SOURCE: Heating element stays on when dryer is off.

I would advise to inspect the high limit thermostat. this device may be defective. this will cause the element to continue to operate when the unit is off as well. If the thermostat is operating correctly, replace the timer.

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i had the same problem, it was the recepticle blew one of the hots.The dryer was getting power to everything but the a 5 dollar tester that is meant for 240 and check both legs on it

Posted on Sep 14, 2009

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Hello there :
There are severaol things that could cause this to happen
Things to check are :
- house fuse or breaker ( needs two of them ), heating element, burnt wire, thermostat(s), thermal fuse ( not all models ), motor heat switch, timer, selector switch, burnt power cord/plug.
I know that you have checked the thermal fuse so you dont have to worry about this.ok

Hope thatthis is very helpful

Best regards Michael

Posted on Dec 23, 2009

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Does it get hot when you start the dryer, and never gets hot again when its running? The solenoid wire might be opening due to heat, the solenoid is responsible for opening the gas valve, and booster valve. The wire is located in a round plastic sleeve with two electrical contacts sticking out.

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