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Dryer wont turn on

Was in the middle of cycle and shut off.now won't turn back on at all

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Probably blew the duct fuse. Check filter chute for lint clog. Check fuse on blower housing.

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Probably the motor is getting too hot and the thermal overload switch is shutting it down.Usually means bad motor or dirty motor. You'll have to take it apart to see. Model # and Brand would help.

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Check the outlet pipe - it is likely to be blocked. Also clean the lint trap and check the pipe for kinks

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Since you say that the dryer runs but have no heat, plus the timer won't shut off the odds are the timer is bad. The timer would tell the burner when to be on and when to shut down.

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Hi, If you are having problems with your gas dryer not heatingthe most common problem is that the ignitor goes bad. Even though it glowssometimes it is still not working properly. if you dryer is gas check out this gas no heat tip.... If you have an electric dryer, you can have many differentthings that can go wrong causing the dryer not to heat. check outthis electric no heat tip...

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Hi, If you are having problems with your gas dryer not heatingthe most common problem is that the ignitor goes bad. Even though it glowssometimes it is still not working properly. if you dryer is gas check out this gas no heat tip.... If you have an electric dryer, you can have many differentthings that can go wrong causing the dryer not to heat. check outthis electric no heat tip...

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