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KitchenAid Dryer won't spin

I have a KitchenAid Dryer Model # KEYS750GQ0.

The problem is that the dryer won't spin, but I can see the heating element glow red.

I opened the front of the dryer and belt is fine and I purchased another motor and the new motor still does not spin.

Any advice to what the problem can be? Could it be a circuit board?

Any help would be appreciated!!




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Probably the motor control switch or thyristor or relay.

Posted on Jul 14, 2017

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THE FIRST THING TO CHECK IS YOUR POWER. THE OUTLET HAS TWO ANGLED HOLES THAT SHOULD TOTAL 240VOLTS ACROSS THEM. THE L SHAPED HOLE IS THE GROUND AND THERE SHOULD BE 120VOLTS FROM EACH ANGLED HOLE TO THE L SHAPED HOLE. THE DRYER'S MOTOR ONLY RUNS ON 120 VOLTS ( FROM ONE ANLGLED HOLE TO THE L SHAPED HOLE). THE HEATING ELEMENT CIRCUIT RUNS FROM ONE ANGLED HOLE TO THE OTHER(240VOLTS)
THE DRYER WILL RUN BUT NOT HEAT WITH ONE SIDE OF THE CIRCUIT BREAKER TRIPPED.

IF POWER IS O.K., THE NEXT THING TO DO IS PULL THE BACK PANEL OFF OF THE DRYER. THE HEAT ELEMENT IS IN A BOX ON THE RIGHT SIDE WITH TWO RED WIRES GOING DOWN TO THE BOTTOM OF IT. IF YOU HAVE A METER, CHECK FOR 240VOLTS AT THE TWO WIRES ATTACHED TO THE BOTTOM OF THE HEATER. IF YOU HAVE
240VOLTS THERE, THE HEATER IS BAD. IF NOT, THE ROUND ITEM NEAR THE BOTTOM IS A HIGH LIMIT THERMOSTAT. IF YOU HAVE 240VOLTS AT THE TWO TERMINALS ON THE THERMOSTAT, IT IS BAD. PART #
279769 COMES WITH THE HIGH LIMIT THERMOSTAT AND THE THERMAL FUSE FOUND AT THE TOP OF THE HEATER ASSEMBLY. CHECK THE THERMAL FUSE THE SAME WAY.
IF IT IS BAD, YOU WILL SEE 240VOLTS ACROSS IT.

IF ALL THOSE COMPONENTS ARE GOOD, IT COULD BE THE TIMER, TEMP SELECTOR SWITCH, OR THE MOTOR'S CENTRIFUGAL SWITCH. YOU WOULD HAVE TO READ THE WIRING DIAGRAM INSIDE THE CONTROL PANEL TO CHECK THOSE ITEMS.

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it does not matter.

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make sure your dryer vent is not gloged all the way to the outside first befor you do anything else,take a air hose and make sure you have ventilation. hope this helps

Posted on Jun 13, 2009

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SOURCE: Kitchenaid Gas Dryer will not heat. Model

Sound like the therm switch under back cover. They are small round and silver with wire on each side, also one is white around 2 inches long with wire attached to each side. check with a tester to see if good, if not jump from one side of wire to other, plug dryer back in and turn on, if it works change switch, this should solve your problem, cheap easy fix.

Posted on Jul 03, 2009

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