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DRYER WILL NOT TURN ON

THE TIMER HAS POWER BUT THE DRYER WILL NOT TURN ON where is the panel and what does the fuse look like? I removed panel over ac line, yes unplugged it first, and panel behind timer etc. and see nothing that looks like a fuse.

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Remove the rear cover. The thermal fuse is on the left side of the exhaust vent.
It is 1 and 1/2 inches long by 1/2 inch wide and white in color.

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-Have you done any electrical repair, or basic electronic...?
-If so. Here some basic to check it out:
**Caution.!!
1. Check power source. Any power..? (Hot to Hot should be 240 V)
(Hot to return line "Neutral should be 102 V)
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-Okay your neutral line has bad connection.
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110.64872400 kenmore dryer 80 series. dryer makes humming noise when start button is pushed, can turn drum manually. please help


The humming noise is most likely coming from the timer motor and not from the drive motor. This characterizes a problem with a blown thermal fuse which is wired in series with the drive motor and located on the blower housing. Power to the motor is cut when the thermal fuse blows open and consequently the drive motor cannot run. No dryer function works when the drive motor cannot run.

Unplug the dryer or disconnect power then pry the lower access panel off with a flat-head screwdriver as shown.

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Remove the screw from the lint duct bracket and remove the bracket. Remove the two hex-head screws from the lint duct and remove the duct to access the thermal fuse and the cycling thermostat.

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Click on the links below for the detailed troubleshooting of this problem and the parts diagram. The cycling thermostat(part number
3387134) must also be replaced once the thermal fuse(part number 3392519) is found open.

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How do i replace the thermal fuse


Hello there
Unplug your dryer from its electrical outlet. make sure that all electricity has been disconnected from your dryer before moving on

turn off the gas valve that supplies gas to your dryer. Remove the gas flex line at the shut-off valve using an adjustable wrench.


Remove your dryer's back panel. take out the screws on the back of the dryer and the panel will come free. set the panel and screws aside until you are ready to replace them.


locate the thermal fuse between the dryer's blower housing and exhaust. the thermal fuse looks like a white plastic strip with two connected wires.


unplug the wires connected to the thermal fuse.


remove the screw that secures the thermal fuse to your dryer. set the screw aside and discard the broken thermal fuse.


replace the thermal fuse screw to attach the new replacement thermal fuse to your dryer.


reconnect the wires to the thermal fuse.

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I cannot get my dryer to turn on. Is there any fuses or could the timer be bad. I have power going to the switch but nothing turns on. Its a 2000 and the timer # is m460g. Thanks, John


This is called a thermal fuse located beside your fan in the back. Unplug dryer, remove back panel, little white plastic fuse with 2 wires running to it. Cost is about 10.00 bucks. Rate me if I am correct. Good luck!

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first make sure you have power to the dryer.if you have power to the dryer than put your ear to the timer and see if you hear the timer running.if the timer is running than you nead to unplug the dryer and pull the dryer away from the wall so you can remove the vent hose and the back panal and the power cord cover.next look down and to the left and you will see a white plastic thermal fuse.remove the wires from the fuse and use a meter to see if the fuse is closed.if it is not replace the fuse and replace the back and power cord cover.plug the dryer in and check unit out.

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if dryer is elect ck the power first /it may have blowen the breaker . one side . this happens a lot . turn both lines off and then back on . . if ok go back to controls and ck w ohm meter . "Q" why were you removing panel . did you have another problem ?

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Kenmore dryer 80 series model# 110.60852990. Dryer will not turn on. it has power to it because the light is on inside and the timer motor runs when power button is pushed and held. I know the start button...


unplug dryer remove the vent line and take off the back panel,on the left side you'll see the duct that your lint filter slides into,to the right of it around 4 inches up from floor you'll see a white thermal fuse part 3392519,check it with meter,now go back to the filter duct,take out the four screws and clean it out,bad air movement will pop the thermal fuse,then vac out the front of dryer,take out the two screws where you pull out the lint filter,get a screw driver and pop up the top lid of dryer,one side at a time,disconnect the door switch connector,take out the two 5/16 screws one on each side and pull up on front panel and vac out the inside of dryer,when you get it running,go outside and make sure the flapper is blowing fully open,if it isn't your vent line is blocked,if it's a long run i use a leaf blower and blow all the **** out of the line and then check the flapper again some of the lint can get stuck on it and it won't close correctly,clean the dryer once a year and you shouldn't have any problems,a little maintenance goes a long way

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I have a Roper REL4636BW dryer. It will not start. The timer runs and the on off switch tests ok, and the door switch works also


The first step in troubleshooting would be to unplug the dryer and remove the cover on the terminal block. This is where the dryer power cord is installed. Plug the dryer back in and then take a voltage reading across the two hot (RED and BLACK) wires on the AC Voltage scale. You should read about 220-240VAC if good. If the voltage is bad at the terminal block, unplug the dryer again and check the wall receptacle across the LEFT and RIGHT slots. If good at the receptacle, but bad at the terminal block, you have a bad power cord. If bad in both places, you have an electrical problem with the receptacle of distribution source.

Now...barring a defective drive motor, improper source voltage at the wall receptacle, or defective power cord, the most common cause of a dryer that will not run is a blown Thermal Fuse.

The Thermal Fuse is located on the air blower fan housing in the back of the dryer. It is a small white plastic component with two wires attached to it. To access, simply remove the back panel of the dryer. The Thermal Fuse will be located on the blower fan housing on the lower left hand side of the dryer. Make sure the dryer is unplugged and disconnect the wires before making any resistance checks. The fuse should read about zero ohms if good. If bad, replace it. You can purchase replacements on line at searspartsdirect.com, appliancepartspros.com, or repairclinic.com. Just use your model number for your search criteria. The Thermal Fuse is listed under the "Bulkhead" heading as item number 8.

NOTE: If the Thermal Fuse is blown, it usually blows for a reason. Verify all your ventilation ducting and blower fan assembly is clear of any clogs. Failure to do so, will result in repeated failures of any components you may replace.

If you have any questions, please let me know. I hope this helps you.

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Please let me know if this help or if I can assist you further.

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