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Re: Two dryers that used to work now do not
« Reply #10 on: January 16, 2013, 10:32:56 PM »
Do you have continuity between Grey 51 and Red 31 with wires off and no power?

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Re: Two dryers that used to work now do not
« Reply #11 on: January 17, 2013, 08:18:09 AM »
grey51-red31 shows connectivity with the power plugged in but no connectivity with the power unplugged.

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Re: Two dryers that used to work now do not
« Reply #12 on: January 17, 2013, 08:27:02 AM »
On the motor switch with no power and wires off? That is the motor overload protector. If it is no continuity, bad motor.

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Re: Two dryers that used to work now do not
« Reply #13 on: January 17, 2013, 11:05:16 AM »
first thanks for the help.
not exactly sure how to check the motor switch. I was suspecting the motor. 


second if that is the problem with both what would cause it?

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Re: Two dryers that used to work now do not
« Reply #14 on: January 17, 2013, 05:42:48 PM »
On the motor look for the wires ( from the back of the machine) remove both wires and put meter on continuity (ohms) check between the grey and red on the switch, should read as a closed circuit. Is the meter you are using digital? If so put on 200k ohms and you should get 000 across the meter. (closed circuit no resistance) 

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Re: Two dryers that used to work now do not
« Reply #15 on: January 17, 2013, 06:30:41 PM »
I always check various components with power disconnected and remove wires from each component to prevent a GHOST feed.
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Re: Two dryers that used to work now do not
« Reply #16 on: January 17, 2013, 06:40:49 PM »
removed the wire harness from motor and checked for continuity between the posts 5(red 31) and 4(grey 51) on the motor shows no connection.  Does this mean dead motor?

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Re: Two dryers that used to work now do not
« Reply #17 on: January 17, 2013, 06:49:50 PM »
Yes bad motor.

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Re: Two dryers that used to work now do not
« Reply #18 on: January 17, 2013, 06:52:19 PM »
 :( that's what I was afraid of.
Thank you to everyone that helped.  :thanks:
Now I have to find out what is wrong with the other dryer, hopefully not the same thing.

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Re: Two dryers that used to work now do not
« Reply #19 on: January 17, 2013, 07:17:28 PM »
Y302278 is part number for the motor.

 

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