Electric dryer drum turns, but getting no heat from coil.
I have an old Maytag Front loading Electric Dryer, mod.#LDE9334ACE, Ser.# 16901692QK. I checked the coil with multimeter and got continuity (coil good). Next, I would like to check the thermal fuses, but need to know where to connect my test leads on these devices, and more importantly, what test results to expect if they are good versus bad.
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Some item may have gotten between the drum that rotates and the housing and during the rolling of the drum this item may be heating up from the friction. Check closely to see if you can find anything rubbing on the drum.
What is the setting on for example towels,check lint trap in back when dryer turns does the back of drum turn red,look through door and watch. If you still don't feel heat its the coil,It should be under warrenty.
Sounds like you have a broken belt.
If you have to replace your drum belt and if you have a front loading machine. First you will need to unplug your dryer from the electric. Remove the front of the machine, this will expose the belt and drum, remove the drum and belt and this will expose the drum rollers, idler arm bracket with pulley, and motor with pulley. While you have the drum out, I would also recommend that you lubricate the drum rollers at the shaft of the roller with a good grade of machine oil like 3 in One oil. This will save you problem later with the rollers getting noisy, also check your drum rollers for flat spots, if they have flat spots on them this will cause a noise like a thumping type noise. You will need to replace the drum rollers if they have flat spots on them.
Also you need to remove the back, Sounds like your other problem is with the heating coil. If you plan to try to repair the problem yourself, then the first thing you want to do is unplug the dryer from the electric. Remove the back of the machine and try to locate the air tube going from the blower to the drum. Normally inside the air tube you will find the heating coil and the thermostats/thermistor. Once you have located the heating coil, remove the two wires from it and check the coil with an ohm meter across the two terminals of the coil. You should read continuity across the terminals, if not you will need to replace the coil as it is faulty.
Good luck, I hope this helps
The squealing noise you are describing sounds like the drum rollers in need of lubrication or replacement.
The problem with the drying could be a faulty heating coil and or faulty thermostats.
If your machine is a front loading machine:
Unplug the power cord to the dryer, remove the front of the machine, this will expose the drum and belt, then remove the drum and belt and this will expose the drum rollers.
Lubricate the shaft of the rollers with a good grade of machine oil like 3 in one Oil. If the drum roller is worn or have flat spots on them, then you may need to replace them.
Remove the back of the machine and this will expose the air tube, find the air tube from the blower to the drum, normally inside this tube you will find the heating coil and thermostats.
Good luck, I hope this helps
if not able to remove rear panel,you will need to start,like most models,take top cover off and hinge back to wall then remove frt cover including door as a whole assy. lift up drum put new belt on drum ( and position in same area as old belt,it will have marks on drum from where original belt was on drum) then put rest of belt over mtr pulley and then idler pulley, turn drum by hand to align belts and put it back together in reverse order