Amana Distinctions Dryer Runs for a while and then stops before clothes are dry
My Amana Distinctions Dryer will sometimes run for several loads...and other times won't finish one load before stopping. I've tried different settings and different sized loads. It doesn't seem like it's overheating. What can I do?
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Check and clean if necessary your vent hose.
If you vent hose "seems" to be clean then,try running the dryer with the vent hose off and see if the dryer is not running hot anymore.
If you are running too hot you are not moving enough air thru the system. It could be that the fan blade is plugged up. The problem could be a large lint ball build up in the center of the fan or a sock,thin pants,a pen,etc. that has gotten into the fan by falling down the hole where the lint screen is normally inserted. You have to find the air restriction to solve the problem. It also can be a loose or worn out blower wheel/fan. Free Answer...Please take time to rate me.
Unfortunately you will have to search for thebelt with auto stores to see if any of the models will match. Check to see if any machine spares shops can help, get intouch with industriaal spares outlets to help you.
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If you are having problems with your gas dryer not heating
the most common problem is that the ignitor goes bad. Even though it glows
sometimes it is still not working properly.
There is a humidity sensor which acts as an auto cutoff switch in most driers, as your load auto dries , it senses the change in humidty and kicks the power off. It is often shaped like a flying saucer with wire terminals on the wings. That is likely your culprit, generally located close to the element. Based on your description, I would start there. Also test a load on timed dry, but it sounds like that's your problem. Remember to unplug before looking under the hood. Post back if you need further info
if you are using the sensor drying cyle this could cause the unit to stop. it will detect the most dry clothing first usually light clothes that dry faster.if not and you are useing timed dry the most likely cause is a faluty timer,or a thermostat sesnor is going bad and turnoing off the dryer before the clothes are dry
You most likely have a ventilation problem somewhere in your exhaust line. This can be very dangerous and a fire risk. You need to do a thorough check of your vent pipe and make sure it is clear and the exterior trap door is working freely.