Question about Magic Chef CYE4000AWW Electric Dryer

1 Answer

Magic chef dryer wont start, doing nothing, bypassed all fuses that i know of and door switch, replaced timer, ck voltage both ends of cord, and both sides of timer, what am i missing?

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Brigadier General:

    An expert that has over 10,000 points.

  • Master
  • 8,619 Answers

Hi


Thanks for using FixYa. As you have already checked everything else then the issue seems to be with the Thermal fuse going bad needs to be replaced. It is mounted to the exhaust duct inside the back cover panel. Also, often a dryer heating element burns out, but doesn't trip the circuit breaker or blow a fuse. You can check it for continuity with an ohm meter, no continuity means it is bad and you need to replace it. If you have also checked this fuse already then the issue is with the control going bad and should be replaced. Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


Thanks
Rylee

Posted on Sep 13, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Dryer will not turn on after button is pushed.


HI, check the following to address this issue.


1. No power to the dryer
Make sure there's power getting to the dryer. Check for a tripped circuit breaker or a blown fuse. Check the wall socket for power with a voltmeter or by plugging something else in.

2. Door switch / Door switch actuator lever
The dryer will not start with a broken door switch. Replace the door switch if found defective.

Most dryers have a door switch actuator lever - when you close a dryer door, it presses against the lever, which actuates the door switch. If the lever is broken, the switch would not activate and the dryer would not start. Replace the lever, if broken.

Note: Door switch actuator lever usually comes with the door switch assembly and it is recommended to get the whole assembly since there is almost no price difference between the door switch assembly and just the lever. Check your model for more details.

3. Thermal fuse
Most dryers have a thermal fuse, which burns out when the dryer overheats, in which case the dryer will either not run at all or stop heating. The fuse is usually located on the vent duct, inside the dryer. A blown fuse will show no continuity when measured with a meter. Before replacing the fuse, make sure the blower wheel is not broken or clogged, and there is nothing blocking the venting.

Note: It is recommended by most dryer manufacturers to replace a hi-limit thermostat when replacing a thermal fuse.

4. Timer or control board
Replace if defective (note: uncommon problem).


**The most common issue here will be a defective Thermal fuse

Jan 08, 2010 | Magic Chef CYE4000AWW Electric Dryer

1 Answer

I've got a Magic Chef dryer that will not start. But power is getting to it, I can hear the timer clicking...what should be the first thing I check?


The door switch must be checked for continuity. The thermal overload fuse near the heating element must be checked for continuity. If either has no continuity it is a bad part and must be replaced.

Oct 04, 2009 | Magic Chef Dryers

1 Answer

Won't start


replace the fuses and your problem is solved........

Mar 09, 2009 | Magic Chef CYE2000 Electric Commercial...

1 Answer

Dryer will not start


MAKE SURE YOU HAVE 220 VOLTS TO DRYER SOCKET

Dec 09, 2008 | Magic Chef Dryers

1 Answer

Dryer stpped working


with power disconnected
if any wire disconnected before any test, reconnect & test dryer, reconnect wires after each test
disconnect wires from start button and test, conduct when pushed, no conduct when release
if fail replace start button test dryer
disconnect wires from door switch and test, conduct when pushed, no conduct when release
if fail replace door switch test dryer
follow leads from start button to relay(relay is first device connected to start button), and make sure all wires connected at both ends. If any wires disconnected, test dryer
locate thermostats and thermal fuses on fan housing and ducts
individually disconnect wires from each and test. conduct good, no conduct fail
replace any failed thermal fuse or thermostat test dryer
if all prior test OK
replace relay, test dryer

Oct 10, 2008 | Magic Chef CYE4000AWW Electric Dryer

1 Answer

Thermal fuse


with a volt ohm meter ck for continuity ..or unplug connect the 2 wire ends together and reconnect power turn on and ck..but be sure to ck vent system first for blockage before replacing fuse..but could also be bad door switch or timer

Sep 16, 2008 | Whirlpool LER5636P Electric Dryer

1 Answer

WON'T COME ON AT ALL.


you have not said anuthing about ohming out the start knob,and have you checked both legs on the power cord are getting 120 volts each?let me know what you find-mike

Sep 09, 2008 | Whirlpool LER4634J Electric Dryer

1 Answer

Dryer quit working


I have a Magic Chef Clothes dryer. Model #YE224LV. Was drying clothes, went back to ckeck and dryer wasn't running. Push botton and nothing. Check circuit breaker everything ok. What do I need to check and how. Just won't start.
Thank you!!!

Nov 11, 2007 | Magic Chef CYE4000AWW Electric Dryer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Magic Chef CYE4000AWW Electric Dryer Logo

75 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Magic Chef Dryers Experts

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8220 Answers

Tim Whalen

Level 3 Expert

3074 Answers

Charles T Nevin
Charles T Nevin

Level 3 Expert

4066 Answers

Are you a Magic Chef Dryer Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...