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My dryer has no power

I checked to see if the clothes were dry and they were not so I closed the dryer and went to start it back up but NO POWER

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  • Mark Egan May 11, 2010

    Check that the circuit breakers have not tripped, or fuses blown.

    Does the interior light light?

    Chances are, the element may have failed.


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Check outlet,,than check doorswuch,,than check thermal fuse..or t-stat..onthejob

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Let do the simple stuff first
check on the back and make sure it is plug in
all the way then we check the knob then
we see if it work
if not then it could be the switch where the dryer lid goes into

Posted on Feb 04, 2009

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No lint on filter? Where is it all going? Checked exhaust vent bought a vacuum attachment and there is no lint. Twice and sometimes triple the drying time! Help!


Instructions
  1. Dryer Does Not Run
    • 1 Close the door firmly. The dryer will not operate if the door is not completely closed.
    • 2 Press the "Start" button firmly or push the knob in to start the dryer.
    • 3 Turn the dial past the "Off" position and away from "Wrinkle Prevent." The dryer will not start in the "Off" or "Wrinkle Prevent" position.
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    • 4 Remove the lint screen. Clean it and replace it.
    • 5 Check the temperature of the room. The dryer will not operate properly in temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit.
    • 6 Inspect the area around the dryer. It requires at least 1-inch clearance on the front and sides of the dryer. A 5-inch clearance is needed on the back of the dryer. Move the dryer, if needed.
    • 7 Separate large loads and do not use an air dry cycle.
    Lint, Stains and Wrinkles
    • 8 Clean the lint screen before drying each load of clothes to prevent lint buildup on clothing.
    • 9 Add fabric softener sheets before starting a drying cycle. If the sheets are added after the load has partially dried, they can leave stains on the clothing.
    • 10 Dry small loads and remove clothing as soon as the drying cycle completes to prevent wrinkling.
    Dryer is Noisy
    • 11 Check the inside of the dryer for loose change, buttons or other items. Empty the pockets on clothing before drying.
    • 12 Separate items that are knotted together and restart the load. Knotted or balled up clothing will bounce and make the dryer vibrate.
    • 13 Level the dryer. Turn the leveling legs on the front of the dryer clockwise or counter-clockwise until the dryer is level. Turning the legs clockwise will lower the dryer. Turning the legs counter-clockwise will raise the dryer.

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Acts like it has no power.


Check 230v at wall and back of dryer.
Check Breaker
Check Thermal switch (2 wires) at top of the element in back.(unplug the two wires from thermal unit and plug them together and try the dryer for a test
football shaped white,small fuse at bottom left in back of dryer
Do the same for a test.
If this was helpful please rate me.
Thanks
Leo Ponder
imufo2@sbcglobal.net

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I had the same problem with my kemore. Thank goodness I still had it under warranty.
The tech said the door latch was just slightly ajar. This is common he said that when we take clothes out we let the door close to hard or gets ajar for leaning in to take clothes out.
He readjusted it and I have never had a problem with it again.
Hope this helps

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There is a humidity sensor which acts as an auto cutoff switch in most driers, as your load auto dries , it senses the change in humidty and kicks the power off. It is often shaped like a flying saucer with wire terminals on the wings. That is likely your culprit, generally located close to the element. Based on your description, I would start there. Also test a load on timed dry, but it sounds like that's your problem. Remember to unplug before looking under the hood. Post back if you need further info

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hi there.most dryers have a door switch which is operated when the door is closed....check that the pin on the door which operates the switch is not broken or out of line....and that the switch is actually working

regards Sir Galahad

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