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DRYER WON'T RUN

OUR DRYER MYSTERIOUSLY QUIT WORKING THIS MORNING. WE'VE TRIED ALL CYCLES, AND NOTHING WORKS. TIMER STILL TICKS WHEN START BUTTON IS PUSHED. IT WORKED FINE UP UNTIL THIS POINT. I'VE CHECKED THE RECEPTACLE AND THE BREAKER, ALL OF WHICH ARE FINE.

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  • patpsc Mar 02, 2009

    My LG dryer model number is LG DLE2512W. It power up alright but when I press the start button, it sounds click-click (like a relay sound) then nothing happen. The timer is ticking down and all the lighting are operating as normal but the motor does not run. I have checked all diagnosis tests as instructed in the service manual and everything seems ok.

    Please help if you know the problem is.
    Thanks

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Just want to post the solution. After completely disassembled the dryer down to the motor, I did all component tests as instructed from the service manual and all passed. I narrow down to the motor and gave it a straight 110V external source and it did run ok. So, I checked the hardness terminal at the motor to see if it give the motor the power and it does not. I pulled out the terminal wire (brown) and plugged it back making sure that it has good contact and voila... the motor run as normal.

So the problem is: electrical wire contacts getting loose due to long time motor vibration.

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