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I have a Hotpoint TVM570G dryer which only operates on high heat. Just replaced the heater unit. Faulty heat selector switch?

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Most switches have the thermostat as part of the switch
check that or replace the thermostat

Posted on Apr 16, 2018

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SOURCE: dryer spins but wont heat - element okay

HAVE YOU CHECKED THE MAIN FUSE FOR THE DRYER?WHITE AROUND THE SIDES AND DARK IN MIDDLE,UNSCREW THE KNOB COUNTER CLOCK WISE TO REMOVE KNOB,SHOULD BE 2 SCREWS HOLDING TIMER REMOVE THEM AND THE PANEL SIDE SCREWS,THANKS-MIKE

Posted on May 29, 2008

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SOURCE: Dryer Heats - Drum Turns - Clothes Don't Dry - Dryer Seems To Over Heat

Before ripping into the dryer, with the dryer running, check the vent outside. There should be a rather strong air flow. I'll bet you have little or maybe no air flow. Check behind the dryer to make sure you don't have squished flex duct. If you have flex pipe, try running the dryer for a few minutes with the dryer pulled out into the room to stretch the vent out, and check outside airflow again. Try to eliminate all or as much of the flex stuff as you can, replacing it with aluminum dryer vent pipe. (tape joints with foil duct tape) Clean out remaining dryer vent. (there are special brushes you can buy to clean out vents, but they really only work on ridgid pipe.)

Posted on Sep 27, 2008

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SOURCE: Dual Surface Selector Switch

more common is the dual switch to be bad, but it is possible that the elemnt itself has burnt out, usually a 5 yr warr on the elemnts under glass

Posted on Nov 09, 2008

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SOURCE: hotpoint condenser dryer drum workinbg no heat

check the temperature switches in the back for continuity and also the moisture sensor on the exhaust housing at the rear of the unit. all these switches should be normally closed.
good luck...jay

Posted on Apr 24, 2009

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SOURCE: Hotpoint dryer nvl333eyoww, Motor runs, heating

Did you ohm out the thermal overload?

Posted on May 18, 2009

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THE DRYER HEATER OPERATES ON 240VOLTS. CHECK TO BE SURE YOU HAVE 240 VOLTS AT THE OUTLET. WITH ONLY ONE SIDE OF THE CIRCUIT, THE MOTOR WILL RUN ON 120 VOLTS, BUT THE HEAT CIRCUIT WILL NOT.

MOST DRYERS HAVE A HIGH LIMIT THERMOSTAT NEAR THE HEATER ASSEMBLY. SOME HAVE A THERMAL FUSE AS WELL. THE HIGH LIMIT WILL CYCLE, BUT THE THERMAL FUSE WILL NOT RESET. CHECK FOR 240 VOLTS AT THE HEATER TERMINALS. IF YOU HAVE IT, THE HEATER IS BAD.
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THE DRYER HEATER OPERATES ON 240VOLTS. CHECK TO BE SURE YOU HAVE 240 VOLTS AT THE OUTLET. WITH ONLY ONE SIDE OF THE CIRCUIT, THE MOTOR WILL RUN ON 120 VOLTS, BUT THE HEAT CIRCUIT WILL NOT.

MOST DRYERS HAVE A HIGH LIMIT THERMOSTAT NEAR THE HEATER ASSEMBLY. SOME HAVE A THERMAL FUSE AS WELL. THE HIGH LIMIT WILL CYCLE, BUT THE THERMAL FUSE WILL NOT RESET. CHECK FOR 240 VOLTS AT THE HEATER TERMINALS. IF YOU HAVE IT, THE HEATER IS BAD.
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