Question about Dryers

2 Answers

My dryer stopped heating. I put in a brand new heating element and it still wont heat. I'm pretty sure i installed it correctly.

Posted by on

Ad

2 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 1,714 Answers

Thermostat controls heat. There is also a

motor centrifulgal switch, in the element

circuit, that the motor closes to insure

the motor is turning. Try another heat

setting. There is more than one

thermostat. You may have blown the

'thermal fuse' too, which requires

replacement. The elecment has a contact in

the 'timer'circuit too.
It is possible that your element has

failed also.

Tripped high limit. Must clean the lint

filter and the exhaust vent tube and all

the way in to the dryer. Hot air exit is

restricted.

Posted on Jul 12, 2009

Ad
  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 358 Answers

Let me give you the simplest way of solving this kind of problem.
1. Start with the AC Source, is it really working, to be sure, test it with another appliance.

2. Do your use extension box? If so, is it working and is the fuse not blown?.

3. The cable for the dryer, have you checked it?, especially the mouth plug. It doesnt matter if it is still intact, it might still be burnt, cos I've seen enough cases like that, so just try and cut the plug away from the tip of the wire (If it is a fixed one) and get another plug to connect to the tip of the wire.

All these solutions are actually based on the fact that you said you are very sure you installed the new heating element correctly.

Hope this helps you out.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jul 12, 2009

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Not heat


Probably need a heat element. a pretty easy fix. most likely you just take off front panel unplug old element and plug in new one. hard to say without knowing the model/ brand.

Mar 30, 2014 | Blomberg DV16540

1 Answer

Barrel turns no heat-new fuse-same-new element-same. Old element burned could new fuse pop and I need new one


Be sure to check for lint inside the filter housing and also vent blockage. 240 volts is going into the dryer. The motor runs on 120 so you might have a voltage problem. Heating element needs 240 volts. here is my video let me know if this helps:

Dec 21, 2012 | Kenmore Dryers

2 Answers

My dryer wont heat


Not sure of my brand, but when my dryer would continue to run without heating, I replaced one small fuse in the back using Google to find the right part (What Causes Gas Dryer to Stop Heating) and a youtube video to walk me through the process. Instead of a $75 maintenance visit or purchasing a new dryer, I solved the problem for $2.50.
This video worked for me, but you could search for other brands.

May 06, 2012 | Whirlpool Dryers

1 Answer

Brand new dryer wont heat


depending on which model roper dryer it can be a thermal fuse,high-limit thermostat,cycling switch,burned off wire in control panel,check each side of the heating element to ground and find 125 v.a.c. then on the side of the element that has low or no voltage on it to ground start at the element and back track the components leading to the dead leg on the element till you find 125 vac to ground and replace or repair component or wire,then you should get 240 to 250vac across heating element terminals

Feb 17, 2012 | Roper Dryers

1 Answer

Stop drying


If it's still spinning, I think that you need a new heating element. Just go to the parts store with your model number (or, better yet, your old heating element) and pick up a new element, then install it. It's usually pretty easy (we did ours and neither of us are electricians). Make sure that your dryer is unplugged before you do anything.

That solution is for a situation where everything else is working: dryer is still turning around and so on. If the dryer won't turn on at all, that's a different problem. Good luck.

Feb 18, 2011 | Whirlpool Dryers

1 Answer

My worldpool dryer truns but will not heat up??


Hi,


Thank you for contacting Fixya.com.

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. Check the thermal fuse (a heat-sensitive fuse that blows if the dryer overheats) that is mounted to the exhaust duct inside the back cover panel. The fuse is about an inch long. It's usually embedded in black resin and mounted in a white plastic housing.
If the fuse has blown, it has no continuity. When this happens, your dryer either just stops heating, or it doesn't work at all. Be sure to inspect the venting/heating system before replacing the fuse to put the dryer back into operation.


Please check the bellow link to have an in-depth knowledge as to when the dryer wont heat up...


http://www.partselect.com/dryer+dryer-wont-heat+repair.htm



Please get back to us if you have any further query.

Have a nice day.

Nov 29, 2010 | Whirlpool Dryers

2 Answers

My dryer stopped heating but still goes through the cycles.


Hi, If you are having problems with your gas dryer not heatingthe most common problem is that the ignitor goes bad. Even though it glowssometimes it is still not working properly. if you dryer is gas check out this gas no heat tip.... If you have an electric dryer, you can have many differentthings that can go wrong causing the dryer not to heat. check out this electric no heat tip...

heatman101

Oct 11, 2010 | Whirlpool LER5636P Electric Dryer

1 Answer

Dryer Stopped Heating


Use a multimeter to check the heating element. You can't always go by looks. Check continuity and if there is none, the element is defective. Another thing to check is the thermal fuse. It is about an inch long and is usually attached to the exhaust duct. Use the meter to check it as well and if defective, replace it. Sure hope this helped and best wishes.

Jul 28, 2009 | Whirlpool LER5636P Electric Dryer

2 Answers

Does not heat, air blows, drum tumbles.


then DIY we do not read minds as to MAKE

Sep 28, 2017 | Dryers

Not finding what you are looking for?
Dryers Logo

Related Topics:

56 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dryers Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76691 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

16043 Answers

Are you a Dryer Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...