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Drum is turning but no heat. Circuit breakers are on. No code comes on and it doesn't progress from "sensing" status. What is the problem?

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No heat coming from my dryer. The drum still turns but no heat, I checked the circuit breaker. But still nothing.


If it was a circuit breaker fault, your drum wouldn't be turning. It's most likely that your heating element/coil has burned out and needs replacing. There are other possible faults but this is the most common and most likely. I can't give any more information as you didn't specify which dryer you have.

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Won't heat


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Visually verify household fuse blown or a circuit breaker tripped.
The drum may be turning, but you may not have heat. Electric dryers use 2 household fuses or circuit breakers. Replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker.
If the problem continues, call an electrician.

Good Luck and have a nice day.
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Dryer heat not working


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Visually verify household fuse blown or a circuit breaker tripped.
The drum may be turning, but you may not have heat. Electric dryers use 2 household fuses or circuit breakers. Replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker.
If the problem continues, call an electrician.

Good Luck and have a nice day.
Rating the solution is highly appreciated.

Jun 16, 2010 | Whirlpool GEW9200L Electric Dryer

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Dryer won't heat


The first thing to check would be the power, I know that sounds silly since the drum turns but your electric dryer uses 240 volts to heat and only 120 to run the drum. Check the circuit breaker or fuse by turning it off completely then back on.

If that does not fix the problem you have one of two components that have failed. Either the thermal cutoff or the heating element. The cut off is a small two wire heat sensing switch located just above the heat element. They are both accessible from the back

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Pushed dial, dryer would not start. Heating coil on, can feel the heat and hear ticking.


If the heating elemnts are coming on but the drum is not spining then the motor could be bad or the belt could be broken that turns the drum. The motor could also be on a thermal overload in this case unplug the dryer or turn off the circuit breaker for 15 minutes and let everything cool down. After turn the breaker back on or plug it back in and give it a try if you hear the motor running but the drum is not spinning then the belt is probably broken and will have to be replaced.

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No heat will come from the dryer


Check the dryer breaker pair in the house electrical box. Push off, then on. If the breakers trip immediately, then you have a direct short circuit in the dryer, usually the heating element which involves removing the drum to get at the element(s). If the breakers hold, then try the dryer. If you get heat--ok. If drum turns, but no heat--check with a voltmeter across the two slanted slots in the power socket. You should read ~220 volts AC. If near zero, then one of the breakers is probably bad. Get an electrician to replace the breaker pair.

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For an electric dryer that runs but doesn’t heat, follow this repair roadmap:
Flip the circuit breaker off and then back on. Electric dryers run on a two-pole, 240v breaker. A common problem is for one of the legs to break which cuts the 240v that the elements need to heat up but it still supplies the 120v for the motor. The result is that the dryer runs but doesn’t heat.
If the breaker checks out, then it’s time to do some surgery. Unplug the dryer and open it up.
. Use your ohm meter to test the thermostats. All should show continuity.
Measure the resistance of the heating element with your ohm meter. Normal readings are in the neighborhood of 30 ohms.
In rare cases, the centrifugal switch in the motor can fail which breaks the power circuit for the heating elements. If this is the case, then the entire motor must be replaced since the centrifugal switch is built into the motor.

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i am sending you all the possibilities for your problem, check either of these causes ----and than let me know if it is solved----

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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I just had Sears Kenmore come out to my house because dryer drum turned, but did not heat up. It was a circuit breaker. My dryer has two voltages, 110 for the drum and 220 for the heater. It was 110.00 for me to learn to press the circuit breaker. I hope this helps you. Karen

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