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my dryer will not start. Timer and fuse and door switch checked

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my dryer will not start. Timer and fuse and door switch checked with ohm meter and all work. Outlet is working. What needs to be checked next?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  william replied 3 years ago.
What was the reading that you got fron the thermal fuse?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
checked to see if it was closed and it is. reading is 3.7vac
Expert:  william replied 3 years ago.
Do this for me please this is just a test. Take the 2 wires off the thermal fuse and tape them together and try it please? Thanks.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Try what? Did you mean start the dryer?
Expert:  william replied 3 years ago.
After you take the 2 wires off the thermal fuse and tape them together and try it please? Like i said this is only a test.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
it works, does that mean we need to purchase a new fuse, can we get it at a Home Depot or someplace else? Also, what caused it to trip.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
it works, does that mean we need to purchase a new fuse, can we get it at a Home Depot or someplace else? Also, what caused it to trip.



Expert:  william replied 3 years ago.

Oh no you have to get this either at appliance repair center or online. If you have a Sears near you you can order one there. At some point in time it gotten over heated thats all.

Next time you test this or a thermastat use OHMS Okay.

 

 

 

 

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