Question about LG DLE2532W Electric Dryer
/* Style Definitions */
mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt;
font-family:"Times New Roman";
Sounds like an operating heater thermostat. It is usually on the area next to the heater but not on the heater. Sounds like its opening to early. But it could also be bad air flow causing a safety to open. Could also be the timer not completing the heat circuit to the correct place on the heating element. You would need a wire diagram to see if you have more than 1 operating thermostat. and a timer circuit diagram if it has more than 1 heat setting. If you read diagrams these will explain themselves.
If you feel confident here are the main things to do on checking for no heat Electric Heating Dryer:
1 Check for 220 Volt at the heater entrance to the heater box (accessible from picking up the top on most dryer models).
If you have 220v there the heater element is out.
2 If you don't have 220v on the terminals of the heater the problem is in the controls.
The fuse link, the timer contacts, the centrifugal switch on the motor, and the heater safety thermostat and operating thermostat(s), are all suspect and have to be eliminated 1 by 1.
Hope this helps.
With any luck all you need is a new element. Clean the duct out while replacing the heater if so because the main thing that causes heater element burn out is low air flow. A kinked Dryer vent hose, lint, and plugged up fan circulator on the motor, or if yours has little holes in the inside cabinet where the air is taken to be heated and recirculated, these can get clogged with lint also and cause a problem are the 4 main causes of low air flow..
Hope this helps and please rate me accordingly Thank you and good luck.
Posted on Mar 13, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Sep 15, 2013 | Dryers
Jun 21, 2013 | Dryers
Jul 08, 2011 | Whirlpool ACC108PS Air Conditioner
Feb 15, 2011 | 1996 Buick Park Avenue
Jul 06, 2010 | Whirlpool Gold 24 in. Built-In Dishwasher...
Jan 14, 2010 | RTO Home Heating Products 5.5HH240...
Jan 13, 2010 | LG DLE2516 Electric Dryer
Nov 05, 2009 | Heating & Cooling
Mar 21, 2009 | Maytag Neptune MDG5500AW Gas Dryer
Mar 05, 2009 | Kenmore Dryers
211 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!