If your dryer is no longer getting hot or producing heat, it might be due to any number of parts or it might mean that your dryer vent simply needs cleaning or a combination of the two. Here’s what to check, including what you should check first.
Clogged Dryer Vent
A restricted dryer vent will prevent air from properly circulating within your dryer’s drum. You dryer will get very hot within a short period of time, causing another part on your dryer like the high limit switch, thermostat or the thermal fuse to Continue reading
Some dryer parts are replaced more than others due to use and wear and tear. Here are the top three most-repaired parts on a dryer according to sales from our website.
Thermal Fuse – The Thermal Fuse is designed to act as a safety switch, disconnecting the flow of current in case of a malfunction that may lead to the appliance overheating or even a fire. Once the part has been used/activated, it needs to be replaced. If there is no heat in your dryer or your dryer won’t start, you may need to Continue reading
If your dryer has been taking longer than normal to get your clothes dry, it may be a sign that there is a problem with your appliance. Luckily, with the help of a few troubleshooting tips, you can usually get your dryer working efficiently again in no time.
The most common causes of a longer than normal dry time are:
- Excessive Lint Buildup
- Inefficient Dryer Venting
- A Faulty Thermal Fuse or Heating Element Continue reading