Intermittent then no heat

ApplianceHotpoint Dryer

Model

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repairMore than 2 hours

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

George From Lebanon, TN

Mar 11, 2008

20 out of 32 people found this instruction helpful

First guess is one of the thermostats. Used ohm meter to test all 5 thermostats. All looked good. (first clue) Bypassed all thermostats, dryer worked. Ordered thermostats. (a couple at a time) Replaced thermostats. Dryer did not work. Tested heating element. Looked good. (Second Clue) Replaced heating element. Still no go! Dryer started working then stopped. Very confused. Ordered timer. Replaced timer. Everything great! Works like a new one. Moral to this story, trust your meter! Should have been a very easy repair. Replaced belt while dryer apart.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

High Limit Thermostat

Part Number: PS268083

$14.39
In Stock

Timer

Part Number: PS268236

$126.00
In Stock

Thermostat

Part Number: PS268250

$23.41
In Stock