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My frigidaire LEQ1442ES dryer runs tumbles but would not heat. Cleaned out vent, reset the house fuse not won't turn on, lights flash only.

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Hi,

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.


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If you have an electric dryer, you can have many different things that can go wrong causing the dryer not to heat.


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Dryer is tumbling but no heat - when I reset it shuts off after about 10 min and the Drying, Cool Down, and Extended Tumble lights are all flashing.


Janet McDonald,

I understand that you are having trouble with your dryer not heating and not running a full cycle and shutting off with the Drying, Cool Down, and Extended Tumble lights flashing. What I suggest is to give your appliance a hard reset. You will do this by either unplugging it or cutting the power off at the circuit breaker for 3-5 minutes. After the 3-5 minutes, bring power back and try to start a cycle. If it does not complete the cycle and shuts off with the lights flashing, I suggest to either contact the manufacturer or a local appliance technician. This way you will be able to locate the cause of this issue and have it resolved.

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Folks, if your dryer tumbles but does not heat chances are the vent has a restriction in it - I mean the house vent to the outside. I get call after call for dryer repairs and the root cause of problem is the vent. Once the vent gets restricted with lint it causes excessive heat in the heater element housing, on the high limit fuse, and high-limit thermostat, and surrounding internals. It usually blows one of these components. If you can, have the dryer vent serviced and cleaned every 3-4 years at least. This will prevent unwanted dryer repair service calls and inconveniences of being without a dryer. Just a note, a dryer vent can be restricted and you can still feel air coming out. It's deceptive I know. I use a temp probe on the dryer vent outlet to determine.
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Frigidaire Affinity panel turns on (lights up), even counting down, but the dryer won't tumble or heat. Help?!


Hi margaretc920 - Often when a dryer turns but will not heat, it is because either a fuse from the fuse box is blown or the switches on the breaker tripped, depending on your house. If your house uses fuses, there are two house fuses that supply voltage to the dryer circuit in your fuse box. If one of the two fuses is blown, the unit may turn but will not heat. Check and replace fuse in fuse box if necessary. However, if the house has circuit breakers, there may be two breakers with switches that supply voltage to the dryer and if one is tripped the unit as well will experience this issue. The heater of a dryer requires 220 to 240 volts to operate. Try resetting the unit by either unplugging it or flipping the household breaker to the off position. Wait approximately two minutes, turn on the dryer and select a normal cycle. If the issue persists, it could also potentially mean a number of other things: defective cord, wiring, control board or door switch. I would personally contact a professional to accurately diagnose the dryer to determine the root cause to reduce the risk of unnecessary parts.

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My dryer starts then stps a few minutes later. beeps 6 times along with a light flashing, then the light flashes 2 more times. It seems like it's over heating, but i'm not sure. any suggestions?


Hello & Welcome to FixYa
If you have already cleaned the vent then the problem is with the Thermal fuse. When the thermal fuse goes bad it cannot be reset and replacing it is recommended repair. It is located on the blower wheel housing inside the rear panel to the exhaust duct. You can test it for continuity before replacing.Please get back to me if you have any other questions.
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Not getting hot,it tumbles and timer works but no heat


Hello & Welcome to FixYa

If you have already tried cleaning the vent then the problem is with the Thermal fuse. When the thermal fuse goes bad it cannot be reset and replacing it is recommended repair.It is located on the blower wheel housing inside the rear panel to the exhaust duct. Please get back to me if you have any other questions.


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The dryer stops after about 15+ seconds.


No, but mine started doing the same thing today. Did it once before and same- started working again. Any suggestions for last poster and myself?

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They make a 'air vent' lint cleaner and there is a handy brush made for cleaning your fridge coils that would work great. After you clean it, toss a 'Bounce' dryer sheet in to freshen it up!

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Whirlpool electric dryer. Clothes stay soaking wet after an hour. Dryer heats ok, clothes tumble, vent is clean. filter light flashing.Fuse was replaced along with thermostat.


You were absolutely right about it being a venting issue. Although we thought we had it all cleaned out there was still a ball of lint blocking the air flow and causing the problem.
Thanks for your help.
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dude I just came here to find the same answer with my Maytag dryer! Just 10 seconds ago!

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Dryer runs, tumbles clothes, but does not heat


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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