Question about Dryers

Open Question

Have power to dryer but no lights on control panel

Dryer will not start

Posted by Anonymous on

6 Suggested Answers

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

SOURCE: Control panel not working

Measure voltagebetween COM terminal of relay RL2 and neutral.
If 0 volts - defective house power supply or broken wire between terminal block and relay. If 120volts - replace control board

Posted on Jan 03, 2008

  • 184 Answers

SOURCE: Dryer reset?

NO RESET BUTTON, BUT THERE IS A THERMAL FUSE LOCATED ON THE BACK NEAR THE EXHAUST DUCT. IT IS A SMALL WHITE ITEM WITH TWO WIRES ATTACHED TO IT. CHECK FOR 120 VOLTS AT THE TWO TERMINALS. IF YOU HAVE 120 VOLTS THERE, THE THERMAL FUSE IS BAD. REPLACE FUSE AND CHECK FOR RESTRICTION IN THE AIR FLOW. ALSO, IF YOU HAVE A THERMOMETER THAT CAN MEASURE TEMPS BETWEEN 100 AND 200 DEGREES, CHECK THE TEMP AT THE EXHAUST ONCE THE DRYER IS OPERATING AGAIN. IT SHOULD CYCLE OFF SOMEWHERE AROUND 170 DEGREES. IF IT GOES OVER 200 DEGREES, REPLACE THE CYCLING THERMOSTAT.

Posted on Apr 10, 2008

  • 212 Answers

SOURCE: No power to control panel

thermal fuse bad

Posted on Jun 20, 2009

tzweeb
  • 318 Answers

SOURCE: Control Panel Kenmor Elite HE4

that sounds weird to have all those lights on...
first thing is to try and remove the "lock"light...
push and hold the button, for 5 seconds, below the "lock" light,
that should get the control back to normal operation. then if you still cant get the unit to turn on, try to unplug the dryer for a few minutes.
if you still cant get it to turn back on, call sears "customer service" and complain since your machine should not have failed at this early in its life.

Posted on Sep 15, 2009

  • 25 Answers

SOURCE: The power is still on to the dryer (the light is

I regret to inform you that the electronic board in your dryer is "cooked". This part can not be repaired, it will need to be replaced

Posted on Jun 08, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Whirlpool duet dryer, no lights on panel...


check both breakers one may be bad if its a220dryer

Jul 24, 2013 | Dryers

2 Answers

Control Panel turns off


HI,
The PCB unit ie the control panel circuit board has gone bad. The probable cause of the same is moisture on the board.

Thanks
proton

Oct 21, 2008 | GE DCVH515EFWW Electric Dryer

1 Answer

The power is still on to the dryer (the light is on when open) but the control panel started beeping like crazy while running. So I turned it off, and now the control panel won't work, light up, anything!


I regret to inform you that the electronic board in your dryer is "cooked". This part can not be repaired, it will need to be replaced

Jun 07, 2010 | Dryers

2 Answers

Kenmore Elite Electric Dryer, Model # 110.8586400, Control Panel Lights inoperative, But Drum Light works fine. I am going to try this procedure, Will let you know if it works. Jay/ Jacksonville Florida...


I followed that procedure, Taking the Electronic Control Unit out of the dryer, Blow Drying the printed circuit Board (PCB) Board out and reseating P3 and P4, Worked fine.. No moisture was found in the Drum area. I forgot to tag the TECH SHEET FOR this particular dryer . But punch in Tech sheet , Part # 8546206 into google, this gives Schematic and valuable Troubleshooting steps, The only thing i could not find was the pin to pin test on chekcing the individual switches on the main functions, Suppose to be 14 pins I only found 13. But in all drying the PCB board and reseating the plugs worked for me. Again the symptons were no Light indication on ANY button depressed but the drum light was on. Great Site, Not a first time user

Dec 04, 2009 | Kenmore Elite HE4 Electric Dryer

1 Answer

Sears elite he dryer stopped working


Bad control panel. Replace the control panel at repairclinic.com. When your control panel clicks like that it means that a resistor or solder joint has gone bad and it is cheaper and easier to just replace the board

Feb 19, 2009 | Kenmore Elite HE4 Electric Dryer

1 Answer

Dryer will not start


Your dryer may not be receiving adequate voltage to start. Make sure your dryer is plugged in. Also, check the circuit breaker panel to make sure all the circuit breakers are in the correct positions. Or check to make sure no fuses in the fuse panel are blown. Try plugging something else into the same outlet. If it won't work either, then there is likely something wrong with the power outlet. Any of these could be the reason power is not getting to your dryer. Also, refrain from using an extension cord to plug your dryer in.

Nov 13, 2008 | Whirlpool GEW9250 Electric Dryer

5 Answers

Control pannel wont cut on and dryer wont start


We are having the same problem. We have the Neptune dryer MDE5500AYZ. The control panel doesn't come on. We know it's getting electricity as the light in the dryer is on. Is there a reset button in the dryer?

May 12, 2008 | Maytag Neptune MDE5500AY Electric Dryer

1 Answer

Drum light works - contol lights don't/can't start dryer.


Either the machine control, or the user interface. Further diagnosis isn't possible. I'd try the machine control first. It's just under the top panel, along the left side.

Feb 06, 2008 | Whirlpool GEW9250 Electric Dryer

9 Answers

Dryer not working


Front Panel lights not working? Dryer inside light does work? I fixed this twice already on my dryer. Please read this whole explanation I live in New Orleans where the humidity is very high. I have a laundry room where my Washer and Dryer reside. Kenmore HE4T. I noticed that when I shut the laundry room door, my central A/C pulls hot air from outside the house via the dryer exhaust duct. This causes moisture to build on the inside of the dryer and especially the front control panel. Did you ever see moisture on your dryer?s door even when there were no clothes in it? The moisture collects on the Silicon board that controls the dyers function and basically causes a short. This is what I do to fix it. You will need a ΒΌ nut driver or socket. 1. Confirm that you have power to the dryer <- is the inside dryer light on when you open the door. YES- keep reading.. NO ? find the circuit breaker and reset it. 2. UNPUG THE DRYER! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! 3. Find the 3 screws in the back of the dryer that hold the dryer lid on. Unscrew them and slid the lid back and lift off. Is there moisture on the inside of the lid? 4. Find the 2 screws that hold down the front control panel. They should be silver and will be on top. Do not remove the inside gold screws. 5. Find the 3 screws that hold down the power control panel on the top left side of the dryer. Probably has a high voltage warning sticker on it. 6. Lift the power control panel (sheet metal) part and move it to the right so it lays on the dyers drum. There are some wires attached to it and unless you are a very handy person, I wouldn?t remove them. 7. Lift the front control panel straight up until it comes out of the dryer. There should be some wires that attach this piece to the power control panel. If you are handy, you can remove these 2 clip-on wires from the power control panel by squeezing the black connector locking clip and releasing it from the panel. 8. If you flip the control panel around you may notice moisture on the green silicon chips. Get a hairdryer and take your time to dry them. 9. Dry all components of the dryer with a hairdryer. 10. Put everything back together except for the lid and all the screws. Remember that the front control panel slides down first and then the power control panel sits on top second. Plug the dryer in and see if you get lights, but don?t start the dryer. Unplug the dryer and replace all the screws and the lid. The problem is that once the dryer gets wet from the moisture, it never dries enough for it to start working again. This is a bad design from Sears/Whirlpool. I learn my lesson that just because its more expensive doesn?t make it more better. I now keep my dryer and washer door open all the time even when there are no clothes in it. This lets the moisture escape into the house rather than collect in the dryer. I hope this helps at least one person. Thanks Jason Kennedy from New Orleans

Nov 19, 2006 | Kenmore Elite HE4 Electric Dryer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Dryers Logo

Related Topics:

27 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dryers Experts

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8220 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75822 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

15557 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...