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I have a electric motor out of a clothes dryer pulled the motor out it has a start cap not sure how to wire this up so it runs the motor is 240 volts 1/8 hp cheers

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SOURCE: Kenmore Heavy Dut Model 86427810 runs but does not heat

You need to have a look at the thermal protection devices and the thermostat section and make sure they are functioning such that power is reaching the heating elements. If they are and there is still no heat, the elements are probably malfunctioning. If the dryer is producing ANY heat, then the thermostat and thermal circuit is OK, and all you need are elements.

Posted on Apr 16, 2008

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SOURCE: What size breaker do I need for a 240 volt electric clothes dryer

check on the wiring diagram. You may be looking at 2-15 amp or 2-20 amp breakers.

Posted on Nov 12, 2008

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SOURCE: Where do i connect load wires to 240 volt baseboard heater

240 load goes to 240 supply if on all the time
or 240 load goes to one leg of switch other leg goes to supply

Posted on Oct 27, 2009

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SOURCE: Where do i connect load wires to 240 volt baseboard heater

this is tricky to some you must connect heater to the load side of thermostat must will have a black set and a red set wires look at the directions to find the line side which you hook wires from panel to them I will tell you some switches are different so with out seeing the schmatics its hard to tell you email me a picof thomastat and i can tell you hope this helps

Posted on Oct 28, 2009

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SOURCE: Where do i connect load wires to 240 volt baseboard heater

Do you have the installation instructions, they will tell you exactly where to attach your high voltage.

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Why does my Kenmore dryer not heat up.
There are several causes, but the most common one is the heating element. Before we diagnose that lets get down to the rock bottom of basics. An electric dryer runs on 240 volts, like a AC system. So
240 volt systems use two circuit breakers. The heating element in the dryer works on 240 volts. The motor and all the other control parts work on 120 Volts. Just like the other electrical items in your house. So the first thing to do is Check the circuit breaker. A circuit breaker for a dryer has two switches linked together with a cross bar. (or it has two large fuses in which one could be blown) It is possible for 1 of the two switches to be tripped.
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Now we are going to check the heating element. But first, REMOVE ALL OF THE CLOTHES IN THE DRYER. Now turn it on and see if there IS heat when it is empty. If there is IS heat. Then the problem is a clogged, or pinched-shut vent hose in the back. In this case, the moisture in the clothes has no place to go, so it stays in the cloths and they stay wet. If this is the case, pull the machine out from the wall about 8 inches. look down at the hose from the back and make sure it is not crushed. Now see how it dries with the clothes in it.
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