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Dryer is spinning but not heating. we cleaned vents, unplugged dryer and replugged in. now it still won't heat and an hourglass symbol has appeared on control panel

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ELECTRIC Dryer no heat or little heat, or shuts down to fast:

Check your venting and lint basket. Check blower for lint build up and blower wheel obstruction., test by trying to turn the wheel manually by hand (should be easy) May have to remove cabinet or front/back plate to get to it)

Next check the heating element itself with a meter for continuity OHMS CLOSED CIRCUIT. If not its defective or has a short if its grounding out? Which in turns causes blown fuses or thermostats or overheating.

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. 220 because if u only get half or 110 volts you will be able to run the machine which uses only 110 to run motor but not the heater which uses a full 220,

Check the thermal cut off, the cycling and the hi limit thermostats.
For continuity or OHMS. If no ohms or resistance they need replacement.

Lastly check your moister sensor. ( located inside the dryer door usually) Especially if machine seems to shut down early and clothes are still wet.
Test with a meter at room temperature and it should show continuity.
A failed moisture sensor will affect the dryer run time in the automatic moisture sensing cycle but it will not affect the heating of the dryer or the timed cycle. Which are reflected by the thermostats.

Posted on Apr 11, 2015

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Dryer turning and no heat means the Heating Circuit is not getting current.

1. Can be heating element.

2. Can be one of the safety switches burned.

3. Can be the control board not giving power to the heating circuit.

4. Heat sensor thermistor failure.

In Samsung full size dryers it is most of the time the heating element. Check out with a OHM meter. There is an after market heating element made in USA for the SAMSUNG dryer which is better than the original Korean Samsung heating element.

Posted on Apr 25, 2015

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A defective heating element can make a dryer too hot. If the element partially shorts out, it can produce heat all the time, regardless of whether the dryer is calling for heat. Remove the heating element to inspect it. The coils should not be touching each other or anything else.

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