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Re: roper dryer not working
If the drum will not rotate, look for a broken belt or even possibly a faulty motor. If it is a belt, it should be relatively cheap to repair and possibly easy for you to aquire the specs on the breakdown of the dryer to access the belt for installation. If the belt isn't broken, then the motor is possibly shot and I am unsure of how much ROPER parts are. Be model number and serial number SPECIFIC when ordering parts, and don't go with the "SUGGESTED MATCH" just to save money if you can avoid it, they aren't always compatible.
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Remove all duct work connected to this dryer. Clean thoroughly. You will find amass of lint inside of it causing your problem. If not the moister sensor is not working properly and needs to be replaced.
I do hope you will find a clogged vent tube for it is easier to clean the tube than to replace the sensor. The sensor is a fail safe part. It keeps the dryer from catching on fire when the lint tube is clogged up
There are numerous temperature sensors on the dryer. Some are near the drum, some could be near the lint filter if it is located inside the dryer door. Try changing these first as they are an in expensive fix. It could also be the heating coils themselves. Highly unlikely it would be the dial, unless the dial was accidentally turned in the wrong direction.
replace your t-fuse again but also chekc to see if the vent going outside is restricted. if hte vent is smashed or clogged the heat has nowhere to go. i would say that is your issue. clean your vent before you change he t-fuse.
Simple. The thermostat is nothing more than a temperature activated switch. If power goes to it put not through it when it is cool, changes are it's DOA. Don't overlook checking the heating elements while you got the unit apart. May save yourself some trouble down the line.
john there is only one heating element.ither it works or it dosent.when acustomer complains of low heat or long dry times 99out of100 its the venting or the dryer is blocked with lint.remove the dryer from the venting and try a load.if better clean house venting.you .........if not better you should have a great air flow leaving the dryer so if not drying well with venting off.take dryer apart a clean all araes that air is moving,where lint can block that flow.god bless .tom