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Running with no heat

HI!! I have problem with Danby dryer ( the model is number DCD5505W-1)? My Dayby dryer is running with no heat? Could you help? Thank you!!

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Check for a blown thermal fuse or a faulty heating element. Both components should be located inside the rear of the dryer. The thermal fuse is about an inch long and is usually attached to or near the exhaust duct. Both components can be tested using a multimeter or ohmmeter. Check for continuity. A lack of continuity will indicate a faulty component. Really sorry for your trouble and I hope this helped. Best wishes.

Posted on Sep 30, 2009

  • modestmaus Aug 28, 2010

    I had the same problem - no heat. After opening the back panel, I noticed a RED reset button. After pushing it and plugging the unit back in, it worked again. So, you may want to try this solution first before buying replacement parts. Good luck.

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    Donna Meyers Jan 24, 2017

    Where do I find the reset button on Danby Dryer Model DCD5505W-1?

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The handle broke on mine as well, I ordered a new handle for it.

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