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I have a performa may tag dryer, stopes heating runs forever,

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I have a performa may tag dryer, stopes heating runs forever, I checked the plug cords and found them burnt, one of them in half, what would cause this, or do I just need to reattach and replace wires
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Chas replied 6 years ago.
Hi, my name is Chas, I am hoping that I will be able to help you with your problem today..

Thank you for using JustAnswer's for your appliance questions, Myself and all the other experts are anxious to help you with your problem today. If you will please explain your problem and the model and serial number we can get started...

This should either be inside the door area of the machine or on top of the console.

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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Model pyet344ayw serial 14558503ej
Expert:  Chas replied 6 years ago.
Was the wires burnt off near the terminal block to the unit?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
The red wire from the plug wire is burnt, the red wire going from the block to the dryer motor is burnt in 2, and the black wire coming off the block into the wire is also burnt and melted to two small white wires
Expert:  Chas replied 6 years ago.

This is because of a bad connection at the terminal block causing all the wires to overheat, you can splice the wires and repair the terminal block if it was not damaged, other wise it is best to replace the terminal block on the unit...l



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