GE Spacemaker Dryer Not Heating - Fuse?


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Old 03-12-07, 11:17 AM
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Cool GE Spacemaker Dryer Not Heating - Fuse?

I have a GE Spacemaker Laundry center and the dryer is not heating. The heating element, wires and thermostats all look ok. I want to check the fuse, but cannot locate it. Any ideas where to look? Would I access it from the front panel? Thanks!
 
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Old 03-12-07, 11:22 AM
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Start at the beginning. Is this just installed? Has it ever worked? Did it jsut stop working? Does anything on the unit work, such as the light, or the controls?

Have you verified power to the unit?
 
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Old 03-15-07, 06:01 AM
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Location of Dryer Fuse

The unit came with the house and I had an electrician update a lot of my wiring, so I'm confident the wiring is fine.

This unit came with the house and it was running fine for the last 3 years. One day, the heat just stopped. The drum still works, but there is no heat. Makes me think it's something simple, like a fuse. As I said, I checked the thermostats, heat element and wiring, and it all looks just fine. I cannot find the fuse, however.

Any clues where to look?
 
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Old 03-15-07, 06:13 AM
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Like Bob said, start at the beginning. Do you have the proper voltage at the receptacle? You should have 120 to ground and/or neutral from the 2 hot legs and 240 between the 2 hot legs.

Is this a 3 or 4 hole receptacle? What test equipment, if any do you have?

A common sign that you only have 1 hot leg is the dryer will not heat.
 
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Old 03-15-07, 06:30 AM
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The heating element may "look" okay, but I'm guessing that it is not okay.
 
 

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