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The dryer not heating up

How can i fix the problem? the book you mentioned, does it have a solution? please help

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  • baiello123 Jul 17, 2008

    Heating at first but then not.

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All dryers take approx.60-75 minutes for a Large load to completely dry.If you have checked your vent hose and made sure there is FULL AIR BLOWING out it than you would then check for either a bad high limit or mixture thermostat or faulty Split Coils.If you have zero heat you go to Thermal Fuse & Igniter. Please Rate This !!

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Posted on Jul 27, 2008

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I apologize for taking so long getting back to you on this. Have you verified everything? The following link provides some helpful information on how to troubleshoot common ELECTRIC dryer problems:

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The component you mention, sounds like an operating thermostat, but I'm not sure. From the readings you provided, it sounds like it may be good. That's why I suggested the link in order for you to double check all your readings and symptoms. I'm not trying to undermine you technical abilities, but you may have overlooked something.

A model number would be a great help in understanding how your dryer is configured. You also never mentioned if this was an electric or gas dryer. I'm assuming we're talking about an electric dryer.

If this is a GAS dryer, the common source of a no heat problem is a bad igniter or gas safety valve coils. Please let me know which dryer type you have. I hope all this information helps you.

PS I failed to mention (I think) in the link I provided that there is also a centrifugal switch on the drive motor that (if faulty) will not enable the heating circuits. Double check everything else before looking into this option.

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