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I have a Roper Dryer Model #REX3514PQ0 and it's about 5 or six years old. I was drying my laundry. The first load dryed fine. One the second load I notice that the setting nob up top was not moving and subsequently noticed the dryer was producing no heat. The dryer was running and appeared to producing cold air but no hot air. I tried on different setting and the same thing - no hot air. I checked my circuit breakers and they appear fine. Can you help me please? Any pictures would be appreciated.

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What I would do is pull the dryer out and unplug the power cord. I would remove the rear cover and check the components back there for continuity.I have a Roper Dryer Model #REX3514PQ0 and it's - f08dda1.jpg15ccca9.jpgIf all of that is good then the timer or breaker might be bad. Why? The timer calls for heat through the RH leg. The amp draw from the heating element arcs up the contact point inside the timer. The motor runs on 120 volts the heater runs on 240 volts. So the breaker will take a beating on the heater side of it. The dryer will hower I have a Roper Dryer Model #REX3514PQ0 and it's - 6db32c2.jpgTo recap It could be the heatI have a Roper Dryer Model #REX3514PQ0 and it's - a2de035.jpgts the time or an electrical problem.6db32c2.jpga2de035.jpg
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Posted on Jul 15, 2010

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    Dan Webster Jul 15, 2010

    Bonus stuff:Get these parts off the machine and wash them out. This oughta be enough to keep ya busy LOL

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