Question about Dryers
Which fuses?the electronic control board fuse or the main power fuses,the electronic fuse is on the control panel behind the front,the main fuses that heat the dryer are in your homes power panel
Posted on Aug 01, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Your dryer doesnt have a fuse. Your home breaker panel is the only protection it has..Check your circuit breaker box for a tripped breaker.
Posted on Oct 22, 2008
Assuming that the fuses you speak of are the external pair, and not the internal motor or timer resets:
Check the fuse holder for corrosion on the plates. Often the fuse is not properly seated because of this build-up and therefore has an intermittent connection. This will cause the fuse to either heat up, or overload; ultimately failing.
To remedy this, turn OFF the breaker, or main switch if necessary, and fix a wooden dowel with a piece of emery cloth (or sand paper) on the end. Remove any visible black corrosion from the contact plates.
Finish with a spray of WD40 to protect the plates and fuse end.
Replace the fuse, ensuring that it's tight, reinstate power and try again.
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Posted on May 13, 2009
The heater element may have failed - however, first check the Thermal limit fuse on the rear of the machine (silver disc held by 2 screws). Check for continuity.
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Posted on Mar 05, 2010
The fuse is white about 1/2 inch wide and 1 1/2 inch long.. we think.. not a normal looking fuse. There is one screw holding it on, and you kind of have to slide it up and out.
Posted on Jun 29, 2010
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