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Dryer runs .. no airflow and no obstruction

Have half way apart and need to know how to get outer case off to get to blower

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Dryer was not getting hot. Pulled it apart element seems fine but it looks like it may of been overheating at one point. wires look slightly melted


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.

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.

Mar 28, 2015 | Kenmore Dryers

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Top of dry is really warm to touch


You have an airflow problem check your venting, clean replace if flexible plastic or foil vent. Check outside where vent exhausts clean any obstructions. Last check your blower for damage, loose on motor shaft, broken veins or any obstruction in vent to back of dryer.

Jul 31, 2013 | Maytag Neptune MDE5500AY Electric Dryer

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Drier takes several run times to dry clothes


Hello.

When your dryer heats yet gives very poor drying results its usually always poor air flow that's causing it to take forever to dry the clothing.
To check to see why it has poor airflow the first thing to check is for a blocked or restricted vent tube from the back of the dryer all the way to where it exits the house. Also in some case lint is built up in the blower wheel/lint filter housing and that housing would need to taken apart and clean all the lint from it.


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Oct 13, 2011 | Kenmore Elite HE4 Electric Dryer

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I have a Kenmore series 90 dryer about 15 years old which stopped heating last week. I found several videos on you tube which detailed the steps to troubleshoot and repair. The steps were to check...


Blown high limit fusees can be caused by.
  1. Not enough airflow caused by blockage in the exhaust vent pipe.(most common) Check for strong airflow coming out of the back of machine, then check for good airflow at exterior vent. Clean vent if airflow is restricted.
  2. Bad drum seal
  3. Dirty lint screen
  4. Broken blower wheel
  5. Blockage inside the machine.

Jul 19, 2011 | Kenmore Dryers

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AF Error Code




If thats not it, then you nay have a faulty sensor.
AF Restricted Airflow Condition
"AF" flashes if a restricted airflow condition exists. Check to make sure the lint screen is clean, the door seal is in place and the vent is not
obstructed.

Mar 18, 2010 | Maytag Bravos 7.0 Cu. Ft. Electric Dryer

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I replaced the thermal fuse and it blew again shortly after.


The main cause for thermal fuses to blow is a restricted airway. You need to make sure that your path for airflow is clear:

Check your dryer hose: make sure it is clear of debris inside, make sure it is not kinked when the dryer is in place.

Check your dryer vent: some houses and apartments have a fairly long dryer venting system before it reaches outside.

Check your dryer: just after the lint trap and prior to the blower motor is a common place for a blockage. You may have to take the front of the dryer apart to get to it. I have seen all kinds of things get passed the lint filter.

Each of these things would cause even a new thermal fuse to blow quickly. A combination of them could easily do that. The thermal fuse is the dryer's safety cut off, preventing your dwelling from burning down from an out of control dryer. So it's all about airflow, airflow, airflow.

Oct 26, 2009 | Whirlpool Dryers

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It takes three cycles to dry clothes, andthere is heat?


The most likely cause is poor airflow. This may be due to a clogged lint screen (should be cleaned after each load) or a clogged vent. Run the dryer empty and feel the airflow from the vent outlet (where the vent exits the house). If there isn't a good strong flow of air, remove the duct where it attaches to the dryer and check for flow right at the dryer. If there still isn't good flow you may have a bad blower, but chances are the duct is clogged with lint. If it's the white plastic flexible duct or the corrugated metal kind you should replace it with solid 4-inch vent pipe. This will give the best airflow and the smooth walls won't promote lint buildup.

Jan 26, 2009 | Kenmore 22422 Top Load Washer

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Dryer motor wants to run but wont


Sorry about your troubles. But there is a solution to the nightmare,
What your going to have to do is take the unit apart mainly the front to expose the air duct and blower, what your looking for is something obstructing the blower like socks,underware,lint, if there is not obstruction then what you will have to do is replace the motor. good luck

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Jan 09, 2009 | Kenmore 63942 Dryer

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Dryer won't dry


hi BethandRoss,
You have a loss of airflow from the dryer. Two things can casue this.
1. You vent going outside is blocked off with lint, bird nest or something.
2. your blower wheel is broken.

for problem 1. pull the dryer out and take the vent off. Start the dryer and feel the amount of airflow coming out. If you have none then go to problem 2. If airflow is good take a look in your vent going outside. Somewhere between that vent and outside you have a blockage. Clear it out or replace it if needed.

for problem 2. I would need your model number to give the exact direction to replace it. Since all dryer come apart abit different, and all dryers have different blowers, I would have to know the brand or model to help you further.
I really hope this will FixYa.
Have a nice night Mike Anderson

Jun 04, 2008 | Whirlpool LEB6200 Electric Dryer

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Whirlpoolm dryer Model gec9858hq0


It is recommended that the airflow path from the lint filter catch, through the blower motor and out the exhaust pie be cleaned once a year for optimal airflow. I would check the airflow of the dryer to be sure no lint build up is obstructing it before I got into anything major. Feel free to contact me if you need further assistance.

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