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MY ROPER DRYER QUIT HEATING STILLS WORKS NO HEAT

MY ROPER DRYER QUIT HEATING-REPLACED THE FUSE & THE POWER CORD--HEAT ELEMENT TESTED FINE--WHAT ELSE NEEDS CHECKED? AND HOW DO YOU CHECK THE BREAKER?MODEL # REX4634KQ1

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The thermal cut-off , which is the small t-stat looking piece located at the top of the element housing ( on vertical mount elements ) or the far front of the element housing ( on horizontal mount elements ) , is usually the cause for no heat .

Posted on Aug 02, 2010

  • Mike Smith
    Mike Smith Aug 02, 2010

    After unplugging the dryer , remove the 2 wires and hook them together . Plug the dryer back in and turn on . This will verify if the thermal fuse is the problem .

  • wimmer Aug 07, 2010

    if i open my dryer and hold the botton in to the left (grill) lights up orange for maybe 20 sec. then goes out what could cause this ? if you could could you email me with an answer thank you jimmydt86@gmail.com

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http://www.applianceaid.com/thermo.html

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If your dryer is not getting any heat, you need to make sure there is nothing blocking the front of the dryer. Air flow is key to efficient drying.
  • Check the heating element, burner operation, ignitor, thermal fuse and the wiring (power cord).
  • Visually inspect your heating element for any broken or burned areas. The heating element is a coil made from a nickel-chrome alloy, called nichrome.
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Power from the house
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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.


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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.)


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