- Make sure the dryer door is locked and the power cord is plugged into an electrical outlet.
- Make sure the Air Fluff button on the dryer touchscreen is not selected when the dryer is not generating heat.
To reset the dryer if an error code occurs, press Power / Cancel twice, select a cycle again and press Start.
Many dryers are equipped with a reset button on the control panel. If the engine does not run, let the dryer cool down for about ten minutes. Then press the reset button. If there are no problems with the engine, switches or electrical system, the dryer must be restarted.
If the flame sensor fails, the dryer will not heat up. Before checking the flame sensor, make sure the ignition and thermal fuse are not defective. The heating element heats the air before it enters the dryer. Over time, the heating element can burn out, preventing the dryer from heating up.
Problem: the dryer does not start
- It is not certain that the door lock is engaged. Check the lint block and clean it completely so that the door closes properly.
- Check the power supply, including fuses and circuit breakers.
- Check the dryer internal thermal fuse.
- If you have a start button, it may not connect properly.
Thermal dryer fuse on fan housing. If the dryer overheats, the thermal fuse goes to the motor or heater power supply. If the fuse is defective, do not allow the dryer to dry or run, but do not heat it.
Heat and thermoregulation are essential for the dryer to function. A faulty or faulty thermostat can impair the operation of the dryer. The dryer can be put back into operation by replacing the fuse or thermostat. An overheated thermal fuse indicates an additional problem, such as poor ventilation.
- Disconnect the washing machine from the mains for 1 minute.
- Plug the washing machine back in, lift the lid 6 times and lower it in 12 seconds. You have 30 seconds to raise and lower the lid.
- The engine has now reset and is ready to start a cycle.
Do a pending lock test
Touch the left multimeter lead on the left side of the thermal fuse, touch the right multimeter lead on the right side of the fuse. Keep an eye on the multimeter needle, a needle that doesn’t move indicates a blown thermal fuse. If this happens, don’t worry - replacing the thermal fuses is an easy task.
How to know if the dryer valve is clogged
Tumble Dryer Heating Costs
Tumble dryer vent hose is clogged with lint. Clean the VENTILATION HOSE of the dryer every year! This is why the dryer takes forever to dry AND it could be a fire hazard! Sometimes the dryer can overheat, which can temporarily prevent the motor that spins the drum from running.
Resetting a Thermal Fuse
Checking the dryer thermal fuse
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