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Last load dryed fine now it won't even heat up. Can it be a fuse? If so what amp and where?

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    will the motor turn on? is there 220v to the dryer?

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I have never seen a fuse on a dryer, but if there was one, it would be a 230 volt, 30 amp fuse. I think your problem is actually the heating coil. Check with a meter for continuity, and replace if needed. If that is not the problem, check the temperature sensor in the duct and replace if that is shot.

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Based on your complaint; "I have an older 70 series dryer. I was working fine and then my last load of clothes didn't dry. The dryer did not get hot,"

Temperature Switch:
Make sure a positive heat selection has been made. Then check these:

This information is for an electric, generic model dryer only!


If your dryer doesn't heat, check these:

Power from the house
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Power from the house Check to see whether there's power getting to the dryer. Is it plugged in? Check for blown fuses or tripped circuit breakers--your dryer uses two fuses or circuit breakers. The dryer could tumble but not heat if only one of the two fuses is blown. If you have circuit breakers, one of the two circuit breakers can trip, even if the two for the dryer are connected.

Heating element Often a dryer heating element burns out, but doesn't trip the circuit breaker or blow a fuse. The heating element is simply a long coil of special wire. You can check it for continuity with an ohm meter. No continuity means the element is bad and you need to replace it--electric heating elements aren't repairable.

Thermal fuse On many dryers, there's a thermal fuse mounted to the exhaust duct inside the back cover panel. The fuse--which is about an inch long--is usually embedded in black resin and mounted in a white plastic housing. If the fuse has blown, you need to replace it. (You can't re-set it.)

Wiring A common problem is for the main wiring connection from the house, at the dryer, to burn and break its connection. Because the dryer can still tumble with partial power, the connection may be only partially defective. You may need to replace both the power cord to the dryer and the terminal block inside the dryer that the wire is attached to.


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