Does my dryer have a reset button?

Does my dryer have a reset button?

Many dryers are equipped with a reset button on the control panel. If the motor won’t run, let the dryer cool for about ten minutes. Then push the reset button. If there are no problems with the motor, switches, or electrical system, this should restart the dryer.

What would cause a dryer to stop working?

Common dryer issues include a faulty door switch or start switch and control problems such as a broken dryer timer or faulty electronic control board: If the drum light doesn’t turn off, a failed door switch is the likely reason the dryer won’t start. A blown thermal fuse often prevents an electric dryer from starting.

What does f1 on my dryer mean?

The “F1” error means that the dryer’s thermistor failed. The dryer is reading the thermistor as “open” and the actual part has shorted out. The thermistor is used to read and control temperatures within the dryer.

How do you test a dryer timer switch?

To test the motor, turn the timer to “OFF’, which should make the motor contacts open. In any other position, the contacts on the time motor should be open. Remove the timer by detaching the remaining wires, noting how they connect, and remove the console screws to release the knob from the dryer.