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What caused wires to be burnt at clips that connects to part

306060 ? Dryer tumble but won't heat. Donnie

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  • kyle welty May 11, 2010

    if the nuts or screws on the terminal block were not tight when installed will make the wire fry. if heating element went bad it will cause the wire ends to singe because the is power going to them with no where to go and the weakest point of a wire is the connection

  • mlord4 May 11, 2010

    burnt at clipsthat ?bad venting is the 1st thing that lets wire burn & age what mode# how old

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That's your cycling thermostat and it's bad also check continuity of your thermal fuse (usually off white and looks like a tilted square) and check your high limit thermostat (closest to the heat element) and also check that the heat element is not broken any place throughout the coil of it. While you have it apart clean out the build up of lint everywhere.

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i am sending you all the possibilities for your problem, check either of these causes ----and than let me know if it is solved----

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Often a dryer heating element burns out, but doesn't trip the circuit breaker or blow a fuse. The heating element is simply a long coil of special wire. You can check it for continuity with an ohm meter. No continuity means the element is bad and you need to replace it--electric heating elements aren't repairable.


Thermal fuse
On many dryers, there's a thermal fuse mounted to the exhaust duct inside the back cover panel. The fuse--which is about an inch long--is usually embedded in black resin and mounted in a white plastic housing. If the fuse has blown, you need to replace it. (You can't re-set it.)


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On many dryers, there's a thermal fuse mounted to the exhaust duct inside the back cover panel. The fuse--which is about an inch long--is usually embedded in black resin and mounted in a white plastic housing. If the fuse has blown, you need to replace it. (You can't re-set it.)


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