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My Samsung Dryer Model # XXXXX will turn on, will count

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My Samsung Dryer Model # XXXXX will turn on, will count down the time, turn on the heat, but it does not tumble. THe belt is on securely, the door latch is closed and operating correctly. I am at a loss.

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Is the blower working ? is air blowing out the back strong ?

Customer: replied 3 years ago.



really and the heat is on ? This is a gas dryer is that correct ?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

yes this is a gas dryer


Alright but I need to know the flame isnt lighting correct ? You said it turns on the heat are you just talking about the lights on the control ?

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

yes you are right no flame


whew okay I got really worrid there for a minute. okay you have a bad thermal fuse. (high limit) have you checked that yet ?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

No, I have not. Where is that bad boy located?


thats the 10,000 dollar question. I'm a little connfused by that, the one sears is showing looks like this . High Limit Thermostat DC47-00017A Main Product View and the other one looks entirly different ! anyway its on the side of the heater assembly, number 5-5 on this diagram. unplug the dryer and take one wire off and check it for continuity.
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