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Dryer Is Not Heating

 

Here is the solution

 

 

If the dryer is not heating then you are at the top five of most popular causes

 

1 – blown thermal fuse


Its a safety device designed to protect the dryer from over heating . If the dryer over heats then the fuse will blow off to cut off the power to the heating element . You can use a multimeter to check for contiuity.

 

2 – defective heating element


If the heating element is broken then the dryer won’t heat up

 

3 – faulty thermostat


It monitor the dryer temperature and will shut the heating element off if the dryer overheats

 

4 – faulty cycling thermostat


This thermostat is cycling the heating element on and off to regulate the heat inside the dryer

 

5 – if the dryer is not getting 240 volts it will run but it won’t heat