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Bob L Your Appl Pal, Home Appliance Tech
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My amana dryer is running but wont heat- any suggestions

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My amana dryer is running but won't heat- any suggestions?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Bob L Your Appl Pal replied 5 years ago.
Hi....Bob here... I see you are having a problem with your dryer .....Is this unit gas or electric..?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
electric unit
Expert:  Bob L Your Appl Pal replied 5 years ago.
Ok great...More than likely you have a problem with the heating circuit...#7...Which is the thermal#4..The Thermostat #6...Finally the heating element...Most common is the thermal fuse#4 activating...To
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trouble shoot you would remove the front bottom panel..Then test each of the 3 parts with a test meter...
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
I don't have a test meter... any other suggestions?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
How do I remove the front bottom panel?
Expert:  Bob L Your Appl Pal replied 5 years ago.
Not really much you can do without a meter..This is how appliance techs trouble shoot appliances..You could replace all three parts..But that would be money wasted...Thanks Bob
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
I appreciate your time Bob,
Expert:  Bob L Your Appl Pal replied 5 years ago.
To remove the panel..There are screws along the very bottom front..Remove the screws #6 then remove panel..

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