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Electric Dryer Model No# FDEB23RGS0

We have a dryer that will rn, however the last three days, it is not heating. We read the book regarding the house fuse in the dryer circuit and was wanting to know if there is a circuit in the dryer somewhere, or if it is the fuse in the breaker box.

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Your issue is as follows;
"We have a dryer that will rn, however the last three days, it is not heating. We read the book regarding the house fuse in the dryer circuit and was wanting to know if there is a circuit in the dryer somewhere, or if it is the fuse in the breaker box."

Thank you for providing a valid model number!

Following this link, http://www.repairclinic.com/SmartSearch/SmartSearch.aspx, provides exploded view imagery, belt routing diagrams, parts imagery and function, parts ordering and shipping information, error code details, just about anything you need to get your appliance up and running again. Just follow the links to navigate through the site.

You will need to enter the model number stamped on the manufacturers product information data tag, located on the unit, and not in the User’s Manual. to access your product information.


If your dryer doesn't heat, check these:

Temperature Switch; make sure a positive heat selection has been made. Then check these:

Power from the house
Heating element
Thermal fuse
Wiring
Tip: A volt-ohm meter is a valuable tool for diagnosing circuitry concerning this issue.
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.

Follow ths link for a wiring digram for your dryer:
http://www.appliancepartspros.com/partsearch/frame_diagram.aspx?&model_id=109464&diagram_id=245558&NewWindow=1

Follow this link for an image of the heating element:

http://www.repairclinic.com/SmartSearch/SSPartDetail.aspx?PartID=407685&PPStack=1


Follow this link for an image of the terminal block kit:
http://www.repairclinic.com/SmartSearch/SSPartDetail.aspx?PartID=916788&PPStack=1


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Posted on Jul 16, 2008

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