Dryer Heating Element Good But Still No Heat

Reply

  #1  
Old 10-26-10, 07:29 PM
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: USA
Posts: 7
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
Dryer Heating Element Good But Still No Heat

I have a Kenmore series 70 Model 110-66702692 Electric Dryer.
The dryer operates correctly except it does not heat up
I replaced the heating element and still it does not heat up.
The safeties all have closed continuity thru the circuitin and still no heat.
What is the most common heating component that goes out other thn the heating element?
How do I troubleshoot this
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 10-27-10, 04:45 AM
pugsl's Avatar
Forum Topic Moderator
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: United States
Posts: 8,555
Received 27 Votes on 26 Posts
Top of your heater box is a Hi-limit thermostat should be closed. Most usual problem for your dryer, After fixed clean out vent tube to outside or you will be doing this again. Keep us posted please.
 
  #3  
Old 10-27-10, 10:03 AM
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: USA
Posts: 7
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
I just checked the continuity thru the hi limit t-stat and it is closed, any other ideas?
 
  #4  
Old 10-27-10, 01:20 PM
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: USA
Posts: 7
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
Figured it out.
The selector switch (BAD) terminal feeding the red wire connecting the safeties circuit ending up feeding the heating element did not provide 120 volts to this terminal
Needs a new selector switch.
It is an old dryer so I just tied it to the 120 volts from the timmer/buzzer circuit.
All works fine now.
Thanks Pugsl
 
Reply

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
 
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: