Having 5 mins to check it I tested that power was going through the thermostats so thought must be the heater ordered one quick and fitted it and still the same when I test it with a meter there is power going to it?
Fan is spinning and makes no difference if set to low or high just will not heat.
You need to check ALL your thermostats. There are typically three to four on most dryers and they should be 2ohms or less. Make sure there are no clogs in the vent, this is most of all heating problems.
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Hello, a leading cause of the HOTPOINT dryer to over heat is believe it or not is a broken heat element!! what happens is since the heat element is broke it falls out of it's holder where it hits a piece of metal causing a unintended circuit through the heater. When it sits on the metal piece whjere it isn't supposed to be anytime power is going to the heater it will heat very hot.That is why it doesnt happen on the cooldown or air fluff cycle since then thier is no power being supplied to the heater. by replacing the heater it will work normally
If it is spinning then you may have lost a 110 leg on your electrical outlet that causes the heaters to come on. Start there and work your way back to the dryer. You should have 110 from the ground(lower center hole) to the hot left hole. You should also have the same on the 110 ground to the right hot leg. if you check both the left and right together you should have 220/240 volts. If you don't stop right there and call an electrician. If you do have 110 on each leg as we call it giving you a combined 220/240 volts (it sometimes varies) move up the line to dryer. Either the heater coil has broken (good time to check for good airflow at the vent) or a non resettable thermostat has been tripped causing the heaters to stay off. Poor airflow can cause these two things to fail. The thermostat will need to be replaced if it is the non resettable type. The heaters may have gone too. Those should be checked as well.
Several reasons for it not to heat.
Obviously faulty heater, and or thermostat(s). You need meter to test. Heater and stats are located at the rear of the m/c behind a removable panel.
Faulty programmer, faulty heater relay.
Check filters etc, refer to instructions for this.
Plz leave feed back on this .
this could be a partial faulty heater element, a 2 heat element could only be working on 1 element, this can overload the other one causing it to keep switching on and off at the thermostat, sometimes this can be normal but saying as you think its not hot enough, check you have the settings correct on the heater options, i have seen stranger things happen
test element contacts for both circuits
unplug machine first
Ask your husband to open the service panel and to touch the motor boady when the washer will stop spining.
If it is very hot,the problem is with the motor. Before moving to the next step he should unplugged the power cable !
He should then to pull out the motor's brushes (2 carbon units that transfered the current to the motor's armature) and check their condition. If they are in a bad condition they should be replaced.
Let me know if you will need for further assistance.