My awz7303 jus blows cold air and won't dry my clothes
My awz7303 tumble dryer turns on but it doesn't heat up and so is just blowing cold air and not rying my clothes. The filter light is also on but I've cleaned all filters and it still doesn't work. Is there something else I should be doing
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With the power disconnected you can check the resistance of the heating element. Remove the back of the dryer. Remove the connectors to the element and if the resistance measured is any greater than 25 Ohms on 220V-250Vac models and 12 Ohms on 110VAC Models then the element will need replacing. If the element is OK then check the thermal fuse(s) or thermistor on top of the housing which are there to present overheating. That’s really all there is to it if the motor is running and the timer is working OK.
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times one pole of a double pole breaker may trip allowing the dryer to
operate but with no heat. Go to the electric panel and reset the circuit
breaker for the dryer. Also check to insure there is air flow at the
vent a clogged vent willl prevent clothes from drying
You are correct. Pull the dryer out and disconnect your venting from the back of the dryer. Turn your dryer on and check to make sure your dryer is blowing air out of the dryer duct. If it is then leave your dryer out at least 2 ft from the wall and run a load of clothes through the dryer. If it dries your clothes normally then you have a venting restriction. Check to make sure your venting is clean, not kinked or smashed, make sure your outside vent is opening an doesn.t have something blocking it. Check your lint screen filter by running water through it. If water is not flowing through it, you have a build up of fabric softener on your screen, blocking air flow. Scrub your screen off and test again. Good Luck, Appliance Specialists
If you are referring to the thermal fuse on the tumble drier, my thoughts are that the airflow is being restricted.Cool air is meant to flow in the back air vent which cools the components. This causes air convection and allows the clothes to dry evenly. No airflow makes everything overheat and the first item to normally break is the overtemp. thermal fuse.Go from there.
what type is this electric or gas? have you removed the exsaust from the wall and ran a load like this? if you have heat and this is an electric dryer it sounds like you have a blockage in your house. if the dryer runs fine without the exsaust attached then that is your problem. let me know
The electric dryer requires 220 volts to dry clothes but only 110 volts to turn the drum .reset your circuit breaker even if it looks ok ,if that dosent work, unplug from the wall and check where the plug wire goes into the back of the dryer and look for loose or broken wires.
A dryer needs only three things to dry clothes:
1. Tumble the clothes.
2. Blow the air.
3. Heat the air.
If your clothes aren't drying, you are missing one or more of these.
You've mentioned that the basket is tumbling. That's good. The blower is also running if the motor is turning. But that doesn't mean the air is blowing. It could be clogged up behind the lint screen, in the vent pipe behind the machine, or at the vent outside the house.
If it's blowing lots of cold air (go to the outside vent to find out) then your dryer isn't heating. This would mean some part inside the dryer has failed. If so, the first thing you want to determine is, does the ignitor glow? There's a hole at the very bottom front edge where you might see it glow. You may have to place a mirror in front of the hole to see it glow.
Write back with more symptoms, and I'll help you through the rest.