Dryer would not turn on

ApplianceAdmiral Dryer

Model

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Tim From Phoenix, AZ

Jan 10, 2013

These two parts would keep the dryer from starting but were not my problem. I misdiagnosed this problem. Using a meter to check continuity across the terminals, I checked these two parts and one looked like it had resistance. It did and was suppose too. Not having anything to compare to I ordered both parts. The actual problem was a heat switch that is tucked around the back of the dryer, up against the heating element. It has two white wires running to it. I tested it and it was open. When I joined the wires together, my dryer worked.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Control Thermostat

Part Number: PS2030863

$35.73
In Stock

High Limit Thermostat - Limit: 258-80

Part Number: PS2047800

$31.53
In Stock