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My dryer will not turn off or heat? ideas

Last week it would not turn off, was still heating and then yesterday I turned it on and now it will not heat..... any ideas?

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  • jhitney78 Mar 10, 2009

    what would cause it not to turn off on a timed dry?

  • jhitney78 Mar 10, 2009

    thanks for your help

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Seems you have 2 problems.
1. Bad thermal fuse located on the heat canister on the top left side.
2. Bad heating element. shorted out.
Remove the back panel to access these parts.
Remeber to unplug the dryer.

Posted on Mar 10, 2009

  • steve
    steve Mar 10, 2009

    A bad timer motor not advancing to the off position.



    The no heat is the repair I already stated.



    I misread your post to say the heat would not cut off. When you meant the dryer would not cut off.

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