Maytag Dryer - No Heat


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Maytag Dryer - No Heat

Maytag Dryer - Dependable Care - Model LDE9304ACE with no heat.

I have checked the Heating Element, High Limit Thermostat, Heater Thermal Fuse, and Thermal Fuse for Motor Run, and all have continuity.

The Cycling Thermostat (4-pole) has continuity across the outside terminals (red and purple wires), and continuity across the inside terminals (gray and black).

Dryer vent hose is <2 feet in length, and is clear. Circulator "squirrel cage" is in great shape, and spins freely, no clogs or missing/damaged vanes. Very good air flow (altho all cold) out of duct pipe.

Circuit breaker has never tripped. Problem started after one load of normal drying. On second load, there was some "popping and crackling" and an extended drying cycle............actually never dried the clothes.

Dryer runs, but blows cold air. What do I check next, and how?

Thanks for any help,
 
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Hello: Rick

If there is continuity it does not mean the heating element is glowing. Run the machine an visually check the element. If the element(s) do not glow in one cycle, try another and verify operation. Try another cycle. Problem may be with the timer and or one specific setting cycle.

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Old 04-26-05, 01:13 PM
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CHECK YOUR WIRE DIAGRAM AND SEE IF VOLTAGE IS GOING TO ELEMENT FROM THE TIMER.. IF NONE ITS THE TIMER
 
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Problem resolved

Dryer had only 110V at plug, which will run blower, timer, turn the drum, etc. Everything EXCEPT heat up the heating element.

Problem was in a faulty circuit breaker that one side had tripped and would not re-set. Replaced circuit breaker, and everything is fine.
 
 

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