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What does a blower wheel do on a dryer?

The blower wheel is a squirrel cage type wheel whose purpose is to move the air through the room or appliance. The blower wheel spins on the motor shaft to blow air through the dryer drum and out through the exhaust.

Is there a fan in the dryer?

Air Circulation Let’s follow the path of the air through the dryer. The air is sucked into the dryer through openings in the outside of the machine. One fan drives all of the air through the dryer, but the fan is actually the last step in the process.

How do I know if my dryer blower is bad?

Check your lint filter. If the filter is clogged, then lint may be hindering your blower wheel, so cleaning it out could solve the noise issue. If it is not clogged, your blower wheel may simply be worn out, and replacing the wheel may bring the noise level back down to normal.

How do you know if you have a bad blower?

The motor won’t spin – If the rotor that holds the fan blower wheel won’t spin or is hard to spin, it’s a good sign that the blower motor is shot. Once again, if the motor is getting proper voltage and the capacitor is good, but the blower won’t freely spin, it may have seized, which is not uncommon.

Why is my dryer blower not working?

You’ll find the thermal fuse on the blower housing. Unplug the dryer and check the thermal fuse for continuity. Replace the thermal fuse if the multimeter measures no continuity. Check the exhaust vent because a clog in the vent likely caused the thermal fuse to blow.

How do I know if my dryer blower wheel is bad?

Do Whirlpool dryers have a reset button?

Whirlpool dryers do not have a reset button, however, there is still a way to reset it. When it comes to technology, Whirlpool has a lot of bells and whistles. There are a set of codes, that the machine will show, that could be potential problems. These error codes may call for you to reset the machine. PF error code.

How to install a whirlpool electric dryer?

First of all,your vent must be heavy metal,not plastic or metal foil.

  • Select the route that follows the straightest/most direct path to the outdoors,with as few elbows/turns as possible.
  • Bent the vent carefully so as not to hinder its effectiveness.
  • Where is the lint trap on my Whirlpool dryer?

    – Unplug the Whirlpool Duet dryer’s power cord from the dryer outlet. – Insert a dryer lint brush into the lint-trap cavity of the dryer. – Remove the two screws securing the lower-front panel to the Duet dryer by using a Phillips-head screwdriver.

    Why wont my Whirlpool electric dryer heat up?

    – Power cord – Heating element – High-limit thermostat – Operating thermostat – Thermal cut-off fuse – Timer