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Dryer wont turn on

Im getting electric to my dryer as the light turns on when the door is open,you can hear the timer going the problem is it wont start. i checked the belt and its nice and tight no play in it at all i also tried holding in the button and still wont turn on. the model # is-110.62702100 and the SER#-ML110811 and the type is-DWSR-ELE-2406028-FM54 i hope this information will help you. Thank You, Judy

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Assuming that the fuses you speak of are the external pair, and not the internal motor or timer resets:

Check the fuse holder for corrosion on the plates. Often the fuse is not properly seated because of this build-up and therefore has an intermittent connection. This will cause the fuse to either heat up, or overload; ultimately failing.

To remedy this, turn OFF the breaker, or main switch if necessary, and fix a wooden dowel with a piece of emery cloth (or sand paper) on the end. Remove any visible black corrosion from the contact plates.
Finish with a spray of WD40 to protect the plates and fuse end.
Replace the fuse, ensuring that it's tight, reinstate power and try again.


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Posted on May 13, 2009

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take the back off the heating element will be on the right side as you face the back of the dryer inside a metal container. The heating element is resistor wire. The other part that commonly goes bad is a thermal fuse it will be connected to the heating element but mounted on the back of the dryer near the bottom center right. The fuse should show continuity so should the heating element. Elements sometimes ck good but if you shake them the wire will seperate.

Posted on Aug 10, 2010

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SOURCE: Kenmore electric dryer DWJR-ELE-2406028-FM54 Model

Hi,

There can be many reasons why your dryer will not start or turn...

The most common causes are the belt breaking or jumping off, or the motor goingbad...

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