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Or door switch, or fuse box, or on/off switch.

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Whats the codes p0685 an p0688 on a 2004 chrysler pacifica mean


P0685 CHRYSLER - Auto Shutdown Relay Control Circuit Failure

Short or open in Auto Shutdown (ASD) relay circuit
Symptoms
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
Possible Causes
- ASD relay circuit is open or shorted
- Failed Auto Shutdown relay
- Failed ECM
Tech Notes
Check all the ECM fuses, if the fuses are OK try replacing the ASD relay.

P0688 CHRYSLER - Auto Shutdown Relay Control Circuit Low

The Front Control Module (FCM) has detected the supply voltage below an acceptable value
Symptoms
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
Possible Causes
- ASD relay circuit is open or shorted
- Failed Auto Shutdown relay
- Failed ECM
Tech Notes
Check all the ECM fuses, if the fuses are OK try replacing the ASD relay.

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I have Kenmore 90 plus series electric dryer that won't stay on after I let go of the start switch. I replaced the thermal fuse, it was blown. I also replaced the start switch, it only makes the dryer...


I think there is a Relay that is bad, the start switch is activating that relay, but that relay fails to stay on the way it should. Find that relay and check it and the wiring connections.

Sep 24, 2014 | Dryers

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Dryer wont start


Is this a gas or electric dryer; helpful to know. The motor is not starting consistently? Focus should be on the motor and starting circuit. Possible bad connection, they need to be clean. Is there a starting relay? If a motor relay fails to disengage the start winding then the motor will overheat. Motor and motor circuit matches the symptoms described.

Jan 10, 2014 | Kenmore Dryers

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Thermal fuse failure


If the relay sticks, that will cause overheating and the thermal fuse to blow.

Feb 27, 2017 | Whirlpool Dryers

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I have a 2003 dodge dakota. 4.7l. I get codes p0685 and p0688. No start no spark. Relay is good. But voltage drops when using a voltage meter on one of the grounds in the pdc. Any live wire and that ground...


P0685 DODGE - Auto Shutdown Relay Control Circuit Failure
Symptoms - Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

Possible causes - ASD relay circuit is open or shorted
- Failed Auto Shutdown relay
- Failed ECM
Tech notes Check all the ECM fuses, if the fuses are OK try replacing the ASD relay. P0685 DODGE Description Short or open in Auto Shutdown (ASD) relay circuit

P0688 DODGE - Auto Shutdown Relay Control Circuit Low
Symptoms - Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

Possible causes - ASD relay circuit is open or shorted
- Failed Auto Shutdown relay
- Failed ECM
Tech notes Check all the ECM fuses, if the fuses are OK try replacing the ASD relay. P0688 DODGE Description The Front Control Module (FCM) has detected the supply voltage below an acceptable value

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Dryer is not heating up, but will tumble


Hello there and thank you for choosing fixya
This is a fairly common issue with dryers
There are only a few items that will make a dryer not heat Depending on your model
The first is the thermal fuse

To be fair, this failure's usually not the thermal fuse's fault, but the real cause lies in a partially (or completely) clogged dryer vent system. In those cases, the thermal fuse is just doing the job it was designed for.

Thermal fuses, or thermal cutoffs, are small electrical temperature sensitive 'switches' designed to interrupt electrical current flow when heated to their specific rated 'trip' temperature.

Unlike a thermostat, which automatically resets itself when the temperature drops, thermal fuses are more like their cousins, electrical fuses, another single-use type device that can't be reset and must be replaced when it fails or is triggered.

In addition to their legally mandated application in modern clothes dryers (since the 1980's), thermal fuses are used as safety devices in other heat-producing appliances like coffee makers and hair dryers. They disconnect the flow of current to the heating element in case of malfunction (such as a defective thermostat or clogged dryer vent) that allows the temperature to rise to dangerous levels, possibly starting a fire.looks lke thistbirdfan1_81.jpg

and the last thisn is the heating element it'self

most of them look similatr to this one below but once again yours may be differenttbirdfan1_82.jpg

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Maytag dryer wouldn't start. Model number is: mde9700ayw. Problem: Although dryer was set to warm/cold dryer dried the clothes on extreme high temperature. For the second load of clothes, dryer couldn't...


HELLO THERE
I would have the board tested first and if it does indeed test out good than please try these things.

Door switch If the door switch or the door-switch actuator is defective, the dryer won't work and you need to replace the failed component. The switch is inside the dryer main housing near the door frame. Sometimes you need to raise or open the top or front of the dryer to reach the switch. Thermal fuse On many dryers, there's a thermal fuse (a heat-sensitive fuse that blows if the dryer overheats) mounted to the exhaust duct inside the back cover panel. The fuse is about an inch long. It's usually embedded in black resin and mounted in a white plastic housing.

If the fuse has blown, it has no continuity. When this happens, your dryer either just stops heating, or it doesn't work at all. Be sure to inspect the venting/heating system before replacing the fuse to put the dryer back into operation. (You can't re-set this type of fuse.)
Wiring Often the main wiring connection from the house, at the dryer, burns and the connection breaks. In this has happened to your dryer, you need to replace the power cord and the terminal block inside the dryer to which the wire is attached.

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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

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Kenmore 73954 : Only runs when the START button is continuously pressed


The start button starts the motor heater and energizes a relay that latches closed to keep the motor and heater running untill the timer switch or door switch cut the power to the relay and the relay opens.
The latching relay has failed or disconnected
if all the cables are attached to the relay
replace relay
not an expensive item, usualoly good for 10years
dryer circuits look like this, the start switch and relay are drawn just to the right of the motor, this diagram has no relevance to the physical position of the parts
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Whirlpool Dryer wont start


Possible door s/w or thermal fuse. If its blowing thermal fuses with a clean and avg vent run check the relay, cycle unit with no heat fuction if the heat still comes on replace the relay board. Call your local servicer.

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