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dryer FAQ

My dryer does not heat

Did you select an air tumble cycle or air only temperature option?

• The air tumble cycle or air only temperature does not add heat to the dryer. Expect loads dried with the air tumble cycle or air only temperature to take longer to dry. Air tumble cycle or air only temperature can be found on the control knob or button with the other temperature selections.

Has a household fuse blown or has a circuit breaker tripped?

• The drum may be turning, but you may not have heat. Electric dryers use 2 household fuses or circuit breakers. Replace the fuses or reset the circuit breakers. If the problem continues, call an electrician.

Did you recently install a power supply cord on the dryer?

•The power supply cord may be incorrectly installed. Review the installation instructions to make sure that the power supply cord is properly installed.