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Bypass the thermal fuse on the blower and try it, if it was reading .3 ohms it is likely bad.
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Just because the meter says it in spec does not mean anything on dryer thermal fuses....so many times the meter will show a thermal fuse good on a meter only to be bad when any load is applied. SInce you doubt what I am saying check the brown wire on the RY5 terminal on the board when you press START for 120 volts from that wire to ground, if you have power there, either the belt switch is bad, that thermal fuse is bad
Why did you not check the voltage out of the RY5 connector first?
YOu could have a bad relay on the board. YOu should have 120 out the BROWN wire to ground when you press start see if you do. Or see what you do have.
I have seen faulty plugs or bad connections at those plugs as they are so cheap, that does happen..just keep an eye on it glad we got it....like I said always something with these things!
OK lets back up a bit sir, You stated this to me"I am having a problem with my Samsung DV331AER dryer. It turns on and allows me to see the settings, but it shows an hourglass and doesn't actually start the cycle. There is no delay mode setting I can find, and I just took the top cover off to check the belt. It is in tact and looks fine. I have disassembled the dryer and gone through all the parts in the technical information sheet on the back of the cabinet. Here are my findings Thermostat 1 (blower housing thermal limit): 0.3 Ohms Thermistor (blower housing): 11.8 kOhms (it's about 73F in my house right now) Thermostat 3 (heater assy): 0.3 Ohms Thermostat 4 (heater assy): 0.2 Ohms Heater Element: 9.8 Ohms Door Switch: Checks out in both pressed and unpressed positions Belt Cut-Off Switch: Checks out Lamp Resistance: 120 Ohms (sheet says it should be 80 - 100 Ohms) Centrifugal Switch Contacts 3 and 4): 1.8 Ohms (sheet says it should be 2.88 Ohms) Centrifugal Switch Contacts 4 and 5): 1.8 Ohms (sheet says it should be 3.4 Ohms) I would very much appreciate some direction. "
You asked for "some direction" You never said you replaced the thermal fuse yesterday or that someone told you that, further you questioned it so I told you what to check at the RY5 connector....you didn't do that even after saying you did not want to take the whole unit apart, then post back to me saying you put a new thermal fuse in it???? I told you what to check then you do and it started to work. Look, it is Sunday and yes I know what the issue is not that is is shuttering as you say but given the fact you are unsatisified I have wasted too much free time on this, I have not been paid anything and have passed up 5 other customers to post back to you. Take care and good luck