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Dryer will not heat...

Dryer will not heat. Checked the element and other switches on heater unit and all checked out. Then dryer worked for a while before stopping again. Could it be electronics? Model dv405etpawr/aa

Contractor's Assistant: What's the make and model of your dryer? And can you guesstimate how old it is?

Samsung. Provided model in previous message. Four years old approximately.

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

I took heater unit out and checked the coil and two switches with multimeter. Seemed like cycling the power may have been responsible for it working for a short time.

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Appliance
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Appliance Technician: Appliance Guru, Owner and Technician replied 8 months ago

Does the unit run?

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Appliance Technician: Appliance Guru, Owner and Technician replied 8 months ago

So the heater ohmed out fine and so did all high limits?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
The heater element checked and the two switches showed continuity.
Appliance Technician: Appliance Guru, Owner and Technician replied 8 months ago

If that is happening get to the main control board and remove the two large heater wires off the heater relay and jumper them together use a jumper wire or piece of metal to connect them and start the unit and see if the heater heats, if it does the board is bad. If it does not let me know.

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