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WHIRLPOOL DRYER MODEL NO. LER4624BQ2 WILL NOT HEAT UP.

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WHIRLPOOL DRYER MODEL NO. LER4624BQ2 WILL NOT HEAT UP. TURNS ON FINE, AND I CHANGED THE HEAT ELEMENT BUT STILL NOT DRYING
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Glenn replied 6 years ago.
Hello

Do you have a meter ?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
yes I do, I thought that I tested the fuses right but maybe I didn't
Expert:  Glenn replied 6 years ago.

Cool

Set it to ohms x1 check the element first then the over temp sensor

 

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Two questions, One, I have a amprobe am-12 meter. In the ohms section the settings to select from are 2000k, 200k, 20k, 2000, 200. Which one do I click to? Second ques., where is the over temp sensor?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
waiting on a reply
Expert:  Glenn replied 6 years ago.

Ok set it to 200

The over temp sensor is in the discharge duct it is round about the size of a 50 cent piece with 2 wires going to it

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Ok, but did you see where I asked about the setting on the meter? Its an Amprobe AM-12, and the settings are: 2000k, 200k, 20k, 2000, and 200. Which one do I click to?
Expert:  Glenn replied 6 years ago.
Yes and I said 200
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
sorry about that, checked it and it read 0.2
Expert:  Glenn replied 6 years ago.
Did you find the over temp sensor ?
Expert:  Glenn replied 6 years ago.

Hello

click on this link and run your mouse over the dryer

http://www.repairclinic.com/0100_18.asp

 

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
did this what's this suppose to do?
Expert:  Glenn replied 6 years ago.
What did the over temp sensor read ?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
it read .2
Expert:  Glenn replied 6 years ago.

Ok those are good readings

but the one on the element has me thinking are you sure it read .2 ?

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
it reads .3
Expert:  Glenn replied 6 years ago.
Ok let's check voltage at the element be careful here
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
It's a brand new element, it read 9.8. just bought it.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
hello are you there? still have a problem
Expert:  Glenn replied 6 years ago.
Didcheck for power ?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
YES THE DRYER HAS POWER, IT'S JUST NOT HEATING UP TO DRY
Expert:  Glenn replied 6 years ago.

Set the meter for voltage and put it on 250 vac

start the dryer uo and tell me if you get voltage to the element

 

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