My Kitchen Aid dryer stopped working yesterday (after successfully
drying 5 loads of clothes). It doesn't get warm and I've checked the
lint trap (clean) and the vent is connected. Any trouble shooting
Thanks to all who responded. It is a gas dryer and the problem is
fixed. I'm almost too embarrassed to admit I had it on "air dry".
Oops! At least this group has taught me to trouble shoot before making
that service call. Thanks again!
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Gas or electric? Model#?
Q - My electric dryer runs but will not heat, what could stop my dryer
from heating ?
A - Things that could stop a electric dryer from heating:
- house fuse or breaker... - heating element ... - burnt wire ... -
thermostats ... thermal fuse ( not all models )... - motor heat switch
... - timer ... - selector switch ... - burnt power cord/plug ...
A ohm meter test for these parts is below,
Q - My gas dryer will not heat, what could stop my dryer from heating
A - Things that could stop a gas dryer from heating:
- glow bar igniter ... - thermal fuse ( not all models ) ... - coil on
the gas valve ... - gas valve ... - thermostats ... - motor heat
switch ... - timer ... - selector switch ... - sensor ...
A page for checking gas dryers is below,
Venting rarly gets disconnected, but should be checked/cleaned out
every couple of years or so.
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