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Thermal Fuse Admril Dyer: Gets hot but the push botten won't start, was working fine then just stoped tryed every thing maybe its the fuse, but were is it? Someone Help

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Do u mean that the drum wont go round if so then it could be your mains filter which is faulty this is situated next to your motor either a plastic/metal cyclinder with wording on it will only be about 4in in length

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Doesnt turn on


It has a tiny thermal fuse inside, and it's been run dry too many times. When you run it dry, the heater gets too hot and weakens the fuse. If that happens too often, the fuse breaks the circuit permanently.

It's POSSIBLE to replace that thermal fuse, but it's not easy unless you're pretty familiar with tools & fixing things. Whatever you do (or allow someone else to do), do NOT bypass that thermal fuse! That's all that stands between you and a catastrophic house fire.

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How can I fix my HE4 Gas dyer it will not start


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Electric dryer no start does nothing

Check dryer Terminal block prongs both outside prongs should give combined 220, and 110 each if u check 1 outside & 1 center (ground) prong. Also check house electrical outlet for full voltage.

CHECK THERMAL SHUT OFF THERMOSTAT USUALLY LOCATED ON THE BLOWER. for OHMS or resistance with a meter. Should show a closed circuit. Ohms WHEN THIS FUSE BLOWS IT WILL SHUT DOWN EVERYTHING.

NEXT Test the PUSH start switch with meter for OHMS. Should show OHMS when pushed in or on start, and no ohms or infinity when in off position.

If you hear a humming/clicking sound from motor area you more than likely have a bad motor.
Try this test out to see if u have weak windings or relay/capacitor on motor.
Open the dryer door and turn by hand the drum while machine is on ON position. And you or someone else presses the door engagement switch in. If it starts up then u have bad windings

Another thing to check is the belt safety switch. With a multi meter.
Especially if u just replaced the belt. The belt safety switch is attached to the Tensioner and motor. IT LOOKS LIKE A DOOR SWITCH SOMEWHAT a little black pc of plastic with 2 prongs going into it. Sits at bottom of motor. Under the Tensioner. Attach meter clips to the 2 prongs on switch, Then when the little white push button is pressed in it should show continuity and none when released.

Lastly check ur DOOR SWITCH for continuity with a meter when the button is pushed in the (on/Door closed position,) it may have gone bad.

Jun 21, 2014 | Kenmore 659 Electric Dryer

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Won't work. No service code.


the first things to check is the door switch,open the door and push in the switch,if it doesn\'t click when pushed in the switch is bad,next thing to check is the belt,on some models there\'s a switch on the pulley assy. if there isn\'t any tension on the pulley the dryer won\'t start.if you need more help i need the model number off of the dryer,open the door and lolook around the opening where you put the clothes in and you\'ll see a tag with the model number,if the dryer hasn\'t been taken apart and cleaned out the thermal fuse could have popped,if the dryer gets to hot inside from a blocked vent line or the duct that the lint filter slides into is blocked the fuse will pop and it\'s non resetable.

Mar 18, 2013 | Kenmore Dryers

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No power on sears dyer. eas working fine early in day. went to dry more things and dryer had no power. there in power at wall.


Hello,

The number on thing wrong on dryer when it has power yet won't start is a blown thermal fuse, it a fairly common thing,so common i fact i have written a tip about it so i would not have to type the same thing over and over,here is that tip, http://www1.fixya.com/support/r10530385-dryer_power_but_start



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Oct 06, 2011 | Dryers

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My kenmore dyer about 16 yrs old died on me in mid dry. It will not start now. I checked circut breaker in home was fine. I checked continuity in push to start switch,Hi limit thermostat, 250 degree therm,...


Hello there and thank you for choosing fixya
If your dryer doesn't work at all, it could be because of problems with:
Power from the house Check to see whether there's power getting to the dryer. Is it plugged in? If you plug something else into the outlet, does it work? If not, check for a blown fuse or tripped circuit breaker. Door switch If the door switch or the door-switch actuator is defective, the dryer won't work and you need to replace the failed component. The switch is inside the dryer main housing near the door frame. Sometimes you need to raise or open the top or front of the dryer to reach the switch. To determine if the door switch has failed, watch the part testing video at the bottom of this page. Thermal fuse On many dryers, there's a thermal fuse (a heat-sensitive fuse that blows if the dryer overheats) mounted to the exhaust duct inside the back cover panel. The fuse is about an inch long. It's usually embedded in black resin and mounted in a white plastic housing.

If the fuse has blown, it has no continuity. When this happens, your dryer either just stops heating, or it doesn't work at all. Be sure to inspect the venting/heating system before replacing the fuse to put the dryer back into operation. (You can't re-set this type of fuse.) To determine if the thermal fuse has blown out, watch the part testing video at the bottom of this page.
Wiring Often the main wiring connection from the house, at the dryer, burns and the connection breaks. In this has happened to your dryer, you need to replace the power cord and the terminal block that it is attached too

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Unit stoped working and found filter was full of dust and fins on cooler was also dust cloged.I cleaned both and still won't start up


hi.
if the cooling fins blocked, it is quite possible that the unit has overheated and tripped the thermal fuse in the motor.
thermal fuse are built in to the motor to prevent overheating. some thermal fuses blow and the entire motor needs to be replaced, while others will reset themselves when the motor cools down.
as the fuse is in the centre of the motor they cannot be replaced and can take quite a few hours to cool down and reset themselves.
the only thing you can do is to leave the vacuum overnight and try it the following day to see if the thermal fuse has reset itself.
if the unit still does not work then you may have to get the motor replaced.

hope this helps

Jul 13, 2011 | Vacuums

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3 things to check if it will not start the thermal fuse on the back of unit could be broken "if it gets to hot inside the dryer it will break this thermal fuse from the venting being clogged" or the door switch is broken or the push to start switch is broke

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Dyer not working


Most likely a faulty heating element or a blown thermal fuse. Both components can be tested using a multimeter. Test for continuity. A lack of resistance indicates a bad component. The thermal fuse located just inside the rear of the dryer and is usually mounted on the exhaust duct. It is about one inch long. If it has no continuity, the thermal fuse is blown. Hope this helped and best wishes.

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Whirlpool dryer WED5530SQ0, heats but does not run


So,. basically your drum doesnt turn. SO your getting heat still even though the drum isnt turning. Is this right? Sounds strange??? Do you hear any humming noise when you push the start button? I need to know a little more about the problem because im kinda confused as how you decribed the problem. Iv never seen a dryer heat but the drum not spinning. especially your model dryer. Its electric heat right? because if the drum doesnt spin, maybe your motor is bad. and if your motor is bad, then your heating element wont heat up because the centrifical switch in the motor is not switching to complete the circuit to the heating element. So this is why im confused when you said" Dryer heats when knob turned but when "push button" pressed, drum doesnt run." Because your belt wraps around the motor pully and the motor is what makes the drum turn. Like i said, i never seen this model dryer heat with out the motor operating. So if you can give me some more info, ill do my best to help you out....Thanks!!!!

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