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dryer wont run,did self test,replaced thermo switch on back

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dryer won't run,did self test,replaced thermo switch on back of fan housing,still no run

bryanpaul52 :

do you have the model number ?

Customer:

I am at work/ but I believe it had 350 in it if that helps

bryanpaul52 :

If you can get me the number later that would help. I work until around 10pm usually EST

Customer:

model # XXXXX

bryanpaul52 :

have you checked the door switch ? number 4-4 on this diagram .

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Customer:

yes it seems to work

bryanpaul52 :

check power to the main control board mounted on the left side under the top number 2 on this diagram.

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Customer:

has power & all of front panel lights up, just will not run

bryanpaul52 :

okay can you check for power to the motor when you press the start button ?

Customer:

I will go home at lunch and test power

bryanpaul52 :

okay.this is a tough one. BTW which thermal fuse did you change ? part number ?

Customer:

dc32-00007a

bryanpaul52 :

thats a thermistor not the thermal fus. that doesnt have anything to do with the dryer starting thats for the heat. Now we are getting somewhere. Okay you need to replace this.

High Limit Thermostat DC47-00016A Main Product View
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its the high limit thermostat. this is the one that will stop the dryer from starting if its blown. actually there are severalb different thermostats that look the same in this. you need to test them all and find the one thats blown. there one on the side of the heater can thats a stand off check that one also. these should all have continuity . unplug the dryer and take on wire off while testing each one. this link is a link to all the thermostats, http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/part-model/Samsung-Parts/Dryer-Parts/Model-DV350AEWXAA0000/1482/0151200?pathTaken=&prst=0&shdMod=DV350AEW/XAA-0000 and this link takes you to all the diagrams. http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/part-model/Samsung-Parts/Dryer-Parts/Model-DV350AEWXAA0000/1482/0151200?pathTaken=&prst=0&shdMod=DV350AEW/XAA-0000 find

bryanpaul52 :

the one that bad and replace it.

Customer:

I just ordered all the thermostats, it will be a couple days to receive them I'll let you know thanks

bryanpaul52 :

okay no problem. I'm sure thats it, you had the right idea just the wrong thermostat :) thanks and best wishes, Bryan

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I replaced the high limit thermostat,still no start, I can hear in the circuit board area clicking sound ,It seems to click 3-4 times,then the dryer bar flashes but no start.

mmm, when you had this apart was the belt still on and around the drum ?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

yes

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I have now replaced all thermo's still no start

I'm sorry I have a family thing and wont be on until the morning. I will need to do some more research on this. your model number isn't there now can you resend it, also I you wish I can release this question for other techs in the meantime. I will be checking my messages through the night.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Bryon,


 


model dv350aew/xaa


 


Jeff

Good morning, can you test the belt switch number 1-18 on this diagram for continuity ?

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