Beaumark dryer not starting

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Old 11-25-20, 08:06 PM
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Beaumark dryer not starting

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I have an older Beaumark dryer (it came with the house, guessing 20 years old). It developed a grinding sound so I decided to replace the front shroud. But now that Iíve replaced the shroud, it wonít start anymore. I looked up the problem after it wouldnít start and decided to replace the door switch too, but still nothing. I should note that my wife accidentally knocked the door down when it was still attached to the wires.

Does anyone have an idea of what the problem might be, or what I might try?

Thanks!
Ryan
 
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Old 11-25-20, 08:54 PM
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I service appliances but have never worked on a Beaumark dryer.
I don't see much in servicing info on them. Looks to be possibly owned by GE.

If your dryer switch has three wires on it....... then you have a light. Is that working ?
Post the model number for me.
If it has a wiring diagram.... take a picture of it and post it here.
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Old 11-25-20, 10:02 PM
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Thanks PJmax,

It seems that Beaumark is owned by GE, and is probably only sold in Canada.

Initially I thought that the light does not come on at all, but found out that it does come on, but only under certain conditions. In particular, when the dryer is set to 'timed dry', I can hear a clicking - presumably the timer - and the light comes on. But otherwise, it does not. It's strange because there were no electrical problems before I replaced the shroud.

The model number is 67571T5WW. I've attached a photo of the wiring diagram (I think!).

Thanks!
Ryan


 

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Old 11-26-20, 01:10 AM
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Sounds like the wires are on the wrong door switch terminals.

Brown/yellow = N.O.
White = common
White to light = N.C.
 
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Old 11-26-20, 10:08 AM
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Thanks! But I have tried the wires on the door switch in both of the possible orders but still have the very same result. Is it possible that the wiring was damaged somehow when the door fell? The only sign of life in the dryer is the light turning on in the timed dry mode...
 
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Old 11-26-20, 10:15 AM
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The light turning on in the timed mode with the door switch held in ?
Isn't the switch marked ?
 
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Old 11-26-20, 10:24 AM
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Sorry, I didnít explain properly. The light is on with the door open when the button is not depressed, like normal. But the only way that the light turns on at all is when itís in timed mode, but not in any other mode. Otherwise absolutely nothing seems to work at all on the dryer; nothing happens at all when I try to turn it on (no sounds etc). Apologies for my non-existent skill set here!
 
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Old 11-26-20, 10:44 AM
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Not a problem. The wires still aren't in the right place.
I can't tell you exactly where they go on the switch as I cannot see your switch.
 
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I took a photo of the door switch and the wires that I have. There is one white wire that only fits on the middle prong, and I've tried the other white and yellow wires in both possible orientations (along with the black wire). I've also noticed that there is some damage to the yellow wire, possibly from the fall - do you think that this could cause the problems?

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Old 11-26-20, 04:25 PM
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That yellow wire needs to be repaired.

 
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Would you mind telling me what that kind of connector is called? It doesnít seem like itís possible to reuse it after taking it off of the wire.
 
 

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