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Estate dryer wont engage

Dryer wont engage when i press the start button I press the start button and nothing happens. I turned it on and it started for a second and then just stopped. Now it doesn't do anything.

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  • natswish Jun 02, 2009

    Thanks! We think it is one of the thermostats. We found one that looks burned out.

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Check the following--


1. No power to the dryer
Make sure there's power getting to the dryer. Check for a tripped circuit breaker or a blown fuse. Check the wall socket for power with a voltmeter or by plugging something else in. Sometimes the power cord disconnects or burns at the dryer, if this is the case, the wiring and the terminal block must be repaired or replaced.

2. Door switch / Door switch actuator lever
The dryer would not start with a broken door switch. Replace the door switch if found defective.

Most dryers have a door switch actuator lever - when you close a dryer door, it presses against the lever, which actuates the door switch. If the lever is broken, the switch would not activate and the dryer would not start. Replace the lever, if broken.

Note: Door switch actuator lever usually comes with the door switch assembly and it is recommended to get the whole assembly since there is almost no price difference between the door switch assembly and just the lever. Check your model for more details.

Posted on Jun 01, 2009

  • Michael Masters
    Michael Masters Jun 01, 2009

    If all the above checks out OK, replace the start switch.

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