Normally, in any home appliances especially in clothes dryer or washing machine! Usually, these machines causes problem due to motor tumbling or burner ignition. So, you need to check wisely and step by step before concluding the actual problem.
If you have a gas dryer and it doesn’t dry clothes properly, check the pilot light or igniter which may not be lighting the burner. Next check the dryer’s vent to make sure it is not clogged with lint.
Note – All repair work on clothes drier should be done after the unit is unplugged from the power source. If you are working on a direr that’s operated via gas then switched off the valve associated with it before working on it.
Regular maintenance of the clothes dryer will keep the household essential in good shape for many years. You should always clean the lint trap after every load, and clean the vent system once or twice a year.
If your dryer’s automatic timer is failing to advance or signal your dryer to shut off, most likely there is a problem with your vents or internal ductwork. If your complaint is that your dryer doesn’t work properly and takes too much time in clothes drying then it’s most likely that the dryer’s vent is blocked with lint. Dryers should properly vented to carry away moisture.
Do following do solve the above problems with your dryer:
If your clothes dryer doesn’t run, do following diagnostics to determine the problem and to fix it:
If a dryer tumbles or goes around but doesn’t produce warm air, there could be some interruption at the burner. Start the clothes dryer for 2 to 3 minutes and make sure the controlling dial are set on your required setting.
If it is an electric dryer and there is no heat then malfunction chances of power breaker is there. Please check carefully and replace if needed.
In dries operated via gas, you have to check valve connected with gas pipeline and make sure the supply is switched-on because sometimes due to least gas pressure or any other reason may cause these kinds of problems.
If you have an older version of clothes dryer, check the pilot burner either it’s burning or not, if it is not burning, relight it. Look at the owner’s manual for directions.
If your dryer runs but doesn’t tumble, this situation indicates that something is wrong with the door switch, motor, or belt. Call a professional clothes dryer repair service.
If your clothes dryer is noisy, clean the dryer’s drum for any lose objects. You may experience different kind of noises that may cause due to several reasons, such as bouncing clothes in it or else. Sometimes, the noise may arises due to faulty belt, defective part, idler pulley, support rollers, glides, or broken motor bearing. Call a household goods repair service to replace these parts.