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Malber WD1000 Dryer wont heat

I opened top and found a wire had burnt close to a connection in front. I'm not sure if it is the thermostat it says "caution live parts" on it, about an inch tall with a red wire and an orange wire going into it. I'd like to try to replace it but can't find one online specifically for Malber. How can I buy a different one... if that is what it is...

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  • jagjared Apr 13, 2008

    Same Deal. No heat and a burnt out wire to a sensor on the heater element....any help would be appreciated...

  • DAVEMCGRADY Dec 11, 2008

    MALBER WD1000 CLEANS THE CLOTHES FINE BUT WHEN THE WHITES COME OUT OF THE DRYER IT LOOK LIKE THEY WERE WASHED WITH A TEA BAG ........THEY LOOK BAD.CAN ANYONE HELP?

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I have a bit of experience with Malbers. When the dryer won't heat the most likely cause is the heating element wearing out. See my other posts to the same problem by saerching Malbers problems here. If you need more help, contact me.

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Had the same problem. Went to a hardware store with the burnt peice and they gave me a new one for 40 cents. My husband reconnected it. It worked fine for about a week. Tonight, the dryer stopped heating again. Not sure why yet. Hope the hwole heating element isn't broken. If so, any suggestions on how to fix it?

Posted on Nov 24, 2008

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Your picture was a big help in figuring out your problem.
The "secondary thermostat" (the little round one) has two terminals, both designated "T13". An orange wire connects the left terminal to the top of the "Working Thermostat" (nearer the front - with long sensor probe), and TWO gray wires connect to the right terminal.
In your picture, one of the wires looks brown. It's not. That's just a gray wire that got hot. Connect your loose gray wire (it should be marked T13) to it, so both gray wires connect to the right terminal spade.
So your hunch was correct.
Funny, I've repaired 40-50 WD1000s over the last 8 years, and I've never seen or heard of a machine shaking these spade connectors off. They go on TIGHT, and stay on! So, your experience is a new one for me.
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I also had this problem. I looked on this site and before even opening up the machine, ordered a new heating element. After I received the new heating element which came with a service booklet, I opened the top of my machine. I started to begin the process of getting to the heating element(a very long process) when I noticed a red wire connecting to the thermostat was burnt and its plastic insulator was melted. I then pulled out the thermostat (a very long needle) and took the advice of Jagjared and opened up the thermostat and cleaned it. I then cut the burnt part of the red wire and connector off and stripped a small amout of the red wire and attached a new insulated connector that I purchased at the hardware store. I then reinserted the thermostat(which took a while because its hard to find the hole that the needle goes into) and then connected both hot and ground wires. I'm not sure what Jagjared meant when he said that he was able relocate the thermostat because I'm only able to place it exactly where I pulled it out. Maybe he can explain?? Anyway, this was a very easy fix. I think I'm pretty handy but would consider myself only an amatuer when it comes to issues like this. I think I might have had a very difficult time actually replacing the heating element so I'm glad I didn't have to. Hope this helps you all.

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