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dm66ford

05:48PM | 10/13/05
Member Since: 10/12/05
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Bvelectrical
My dryer not heating properly it heats up when you first start it then stops heating . I have replaced all of the thermostats in the dryer . I was going to try the coils next . How do I test them I have volt meter ?

appliguy

04:18AM | 10/14/05
Member Since: 07/23/04
491 lifetime posts
Hi,

Dryer model#?

80 series isn't it.

http://www.applianceaid.com/model.html

Some model# helps.

**it heats up when you first start it then stops heating **

The coils on the gas valve are very bad for working once or twice and then quitting. If you find a open circuit on one of the gas coils, replace them all = less problems later on.

**I was going to try the coils next . How do I test them I have volt meter?**

They are tested for continuity.

http://www.applianceaid.com/electrical_testing_tips.html

Some meter tips.

jeff.

Appliance Repair Aid

http://www.applianceaid.com/

JRAppliance

http://www.jrappliance.ca

DanO

09:25AM | 10/14/05
Member Since: 11/11/02
2271 lifetime posts
** They are tested for continuity **

... at time of failure.

Unfortunately it can sometimes be tricky to actually catch them being defective when failures are only intermittent.

JFYI

Dan O.

www.Appliance411.com/?ref411=Kenmore+Dryer

The Appliance Information Site

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