What does it mean when your dryer stops turning?

What does it mean when your dryer stops turning?

A broken drive belt is the most common reason a dryer won’t spin. To fix this issue, turn the drum by hand. A working belt should provide some resistance, so if the drum turns very easily and loosely, the belt is probably broken.

How do I reset my KitchenAid dryer?

Press the start button of the dryer firmly and hold it down for one full second. Check the fuses or circuit breakers if the KitchenAid dryer will not run or does not heat. Replace any burnt out fuses or reset the circuit breakers.

Where is the thermal fuse on a KitchenAid dryer?

This fuse is located on the exhaust duct. If the dryer overheats, the thermal fuse opens to cut off power to the dryer.

How do you know if the thermal fuse is blown?

To test if your thermal fuse has blown, touch the right side of your multimeter lead to the right side of the fuse, and repeat with the left multimeter lead. If the multimeter needle fails to move, this indicates the thermal fuse has blown. Learn about testing for a blown fuse.