Question about Dryers
NO POWER CAN BE A MULTITUDE OF PROBLEMS.
1 DOOR SWITCH 2. THERMAL FUSE. 3 MOTOR 4. TIMER
5. HOUSEHOLD VOLTAGE. 6. PUSH TO START SWITCH.
CHECK ITEMS IN THE ORDER LISTED.
THE DOOR SWITCH HAS AN ARM THAT EXTENDS DOWN INTO THE SPACE WHERE THE DOOR CLOSES. IT IS LOCATED IN THE UPPER RIGHT CORNER. PRESS IT WITH YOUR FINGER TO SEE IF IT CLICKS. THEN CLOSE THE DOOR AND SEE IF IT CLICKS WHEN THE DOOR SHUTS.
IF NO CLICK, REPLACE THE SWITCH.
THE THERMAL FUSE IS LOCATED BEHIND THE LOWER BACK PANEL OF THE DRYER DOWN BE THE EXHAUST. IT IS A SMALL WHITE ITEM WITH TWO WIRES ATTACHED.
JUMPER ACROSS THE TWO WIRES. PUSH THE START BUTTON. IF THE DRYER COMES ON, REPLACE THE THERMAL FUSE AND CHECK FOR PROPER OPERATING TEMPS.APPROX 160-175DEGREES FAHRENHEIT.
IF IT GOES BEYOND 220 DEGREES, REPLACE THE CYCLING THERMOSTAT LOCATED BESIDE THE THERMAL FUSE.
THE OTHER ITEMS SUGGESTED ARE MORE IN DEPTH AND REQUIRE A KNOWLEDGE OF READING SCHEMATICS.
Posted on Apr 16, 2008
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