Why my dryer doesn't blow any heat?
Answer We will need your model number to answer this for you.
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Got an error code 'PF' on display and after that no heat
Answer Hello Steve! The “PF” flashes to indicate that a power failure occurred while the dryer was running. Press Start to continue the cycle, or press Pause/Cancel to clear the display. You will need to check voltage under a load and for loose connections at the terminal block on the back. Otherwisebad it can be a bad control board W10111606. Hope this helps!
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My dryer stopped blowing Hot Air, I replaced My Element about 4-5 years ago. I was told they last around 7-10 years. I also checked the thermostats that are connected to the Element base and they both are good. I was told to check my House breaker and checked out OK. My next bet is that either The Thermal Fuse or Thermistor? How do I go about and check these? I just Hope it is not the Electric Board.. Please Help b4 I kick this dryer to the curb.
You would want to check the thermal fuse on the heater housing by checking for continuity. If there is no continuity then the thermal fuse is faulty and would need to be replaced. There are 2 components other than the thermostats which would cause the heating element not to work. First is the motor and second the control board. The best option is to disconnect the power to the unit and access the heating element. Disconnect one wire that is going to the heating element, preferably the one on the thermostat side. Plug the unit back up and using a multimeter you will want to turn the dryer on and test for 120 vac at the terminal on the heater where the wire was disconnected. What this will do is eliminate the heater element itself and the motor. If there is 120 vac at this point then you know the heater is good and the motor is good because the other 120 vac coming through the thermostats is the timer side of the circuit. If there is not 120 vac at that point then you will want to test the other terminal on the heater and check for 120 vac. If there is not 120 vac then the motor would be bad and if there is 120 vac then the heater would be the issue.
My 1985 Maytag DE 312 electric dryer suddenly stopped heating. The motor is running and the drum is turning but no heat. What do you think may be wrong?
Answer Hello Timmy. Check and make sure you have 240 volts coming to the dryer. Check and make sure the unit is not set to Air Fluff. Also check the heater and thermostats and see if they are good. You can test these with a multi-meter TJMA-DM1. They should read closed for continuity. Here is a link on how to use a multi-meter. http://forum.appliancepartspros.com/oven-repair-including-ranges-cooktops/4810-how-check-continuity-ohmmeter.html
My dryer completes cycle and automatically restarts on it own. I have stop it manually. This is a safety issue. please help.
Based on the issue it sounds like there may be a key that is stuck and causing the unit to restart. You will want to check the console and make sure that there are no broken tabs. If so then the console would need to be replaced. The part number is 35001269.
When I turn on my dryer, the drum turns but does not heat up. What is the likely problem? This is a Whirlpool model: LER7648PQ1.
Answer Hello Yendor. Check and make sure you have 240 volts coming to the dryer. Check and make sure the unit is not set to Air Fluff. Also check the heater and thermostats and see if they are good. You can test these with a multi-meter TJMA-DM1. They should read closed for continuity. Here is a link on how to use a multi-meter. http://forum.appliancepartspros.com/oven-repair-including-ranges-cooktops/4810-how-check-continuity-ohmmeter.html
Went to start dryer turn on and the heard a click then stopped control panel still lights up, but the dryer itself won't run.
You will want to check the thermal fuse on the blower housing to see if there is continuity on the thermal fuse. If not then the thermal fuse would need to be replaced.
With dryer on I press the start button and I get 3 beeps and it will not start up. It does this on every setting I put it on. If you could help me out I would be very thankful.
The most likely cause for the dryer to not come on when you hit the start button would be either a bad thermal fuse or a bad door switch. You will want to check both for continuity. If there is no continuity on the thermal fuse then it is bad. On the door switch you will check from NC to com when the button is not pushed and it should have continuity and when you push in it should have continuity. If not then the switch is bad and needs to be replaced.