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DOES NOT HEAT

THIS DRYER RUNS BUT IS NOT GETTING HOT. WAS WORKING FINE ON THE LOAD OF CLOTHES JUST BEFORE THIS ONE. I HAVE CHECKED ALL THE TROUBLE SHOOTING PROBLEMS OWNERS MANUAL TELL YOU TO AND CHECKED THE OUTLET FOR 220 OUTPUT.

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Dryers have thermal fuses that goes out. Unplug the dryer and check all the thermal fuse for continuity with an ohmmeter. A good thermal fuse would read very low reading in fractions of an ohm.

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I have an older 70 series dryer. I was working fine and then my last load of clothes didn't dry. The dryer did not get hot.


Based on your complaint; "I have an older 70 series dryer. I was working fine and then my last load of clothes didn't dry. The dryer did not get hot,"

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Make sure a positive heat selection has been made. Then check these:

This information is for an electric, generic model dryer only!


If your dryer doesn't heat, check these:

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Power from the house Check to see whether there's power getting to the dryer. Is it plugged in? Check for blown fuses or tripped circuit breakers--your dryer uses two fuses or circuit breakers. The dryer could tumble but not heat if only one of the two fuses is blown. If you have circuit breakers, one of the two circuit breakers can trip, even if the two for the dryer are connected.

Heating element Often a dryer heating element burns out, but doesn't trip the circuit breaker or blow a fuse. The heating element is simply a long coil of special wire. You can check it for continuity with an ohm meter. No continuity means the element is bad and you need to replace it--electric heating elements aren't repairable.

Thermal fuse On many dryers, there's a thermal fuse mounted to the exhaust duct inside the back cover panel. The fuse--which is about an inch long--is usually embedded in black resin and mounted in a white plastic housing. If the fuse has blown, you need to replace it. (You can't re-set it.)

Wiring A common problem is for the main wiring connection from the house, at the dryer, to burn and break its connection. Because the dryer can still tumble with partial power, the connection may be only partially defective. You may need to replace both the power cord to the dryer and the terminal block inside the dryer that the wire is attached to.


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