Electric Dryer Problem


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Old 12-15-21, 11:45 AM
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Electric Dryer Problem

Electric dryer stopped working, on button want work.
 
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Old 12-15-21, 11:55 AM
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Not much to work with.....

Dead batteries ?
Did you turn the breaker all the way off and back on ?
Drum turns and no heat or no nothing ?

Do you have a meter ? You'll probably need it to check for power at the receptacle.
 
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Old 12-17-21, 07:24 AM
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After checking all switches, door, push button, timer, & thermal fuse, they all checked okay and working. Possible bad motor, I cancelled service tech and decided to replace with new/used dryer. After moving dryer out of space, I decided to save the power cord (30 amp) for the other replacement, I discovered that one leg of the power cord had burned thru and not making contact. I believe vibration over 5 years had caused flexing and reduced internal strands and caused overheating. Power cord was tightened with clamp and did not seem to have any slack. Must have been weak internal strands of wire? Replaced with new power cord and everything works. Thanks for your reply.
 
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Your welcome. Thanks for letting us know you found the problem.
 
 

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