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Was working on Frigidaire electric dryer GLEQ2152ES for a customer with a complaint of no heat, tested heater element and it tested good, only one of the wires going into the heater element was getting 110, the other wasn't getting anything, traced the wire back to the relay on the board and assumed it was that relay, replaced the board and still didn't get 110 going to the black wire, yellow wire still had the 110. Also replaced the safety thermastat and the heater element, still didn't change anything, the only thing I didn't change was the thermal limiter, how would I have tested the limiter, or known if this was the problem. I gave the customer their money back as I'm just trying to build my own repair business and I'm just out a bunch of time and money, 1st time this ever happened, they are buying a new one and I'll be haunted for life if I can't figure out what the problem was??? HELP PLEASE.............. Thanks, Mark

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Hi Mark...
You test your thermal limiter with an ohm meter just like you used with the coil. It should show continuity.
Did you check the voltage at the receptacle to be sure you were getting 220v from the breaker?
Also check the electric cord going to the machine to make sure you do not have a broken wire in it. Check it where it connects to the back of the machine.

I hope this was your problem solver...good luck
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  • altonbaker19 Sep 13, 2010

    im going through same problem with this same dryer and did all the same stuff you did. rally frustrated with it!!

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