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Dryer Repair

Liberty Appliance Services

Dryer Repair Service in Surrey and langley

Common Issues When Using a Dryer Requiring Repair Service in Surrey

A faulty dryer can be a major inconvenience, disrupting your weekend plans and even posing a risk to your fashion choices. Our clothes are a reflection of our personality, so it’s essential to address any dryer malfunctions promptly to prevent them from ruining your garments. Here are some common problems that can occur with dryers:


Issue 1: The dryer won't turn on

  • The dryer is not receiving power
  • The terminal block is damaged
  • The thermostat is unable to regulate temperature, causing the dryer to overheat and shut off
  • The start switch is faulty
  • The thermal fuse is tripped
  • The door switch is not working properly
  • The drive motor is defective
  • The drive belt is broken
  • The main control board is malfunctioning
  • The timer is faulty

Issue 2: The dryer is making noise

  • Plastic glides are causing the noise
  • The blower wheel has lint or other objects stuck in it, generating noise
  • Worn-out drum support rollers are causing the noise
  • The worn-out main belt is making thumping sounds against the drum
  • The drum roller axles are worn out
  • The drum bearing is worn out
  • The idler assembly is damaged or worn
  • The idler pulley is worn out
  • The drive motor bearings are worn out

Issue 3: The dryer's drum won't tumble

  • The dryer belt is broken or worn out
  • The drum support rollers need replacement
  • The motor or supportive parts are seized

Issue 4: Clothes are not drying

  • The thermal fuse is tripped
  • The heating coil is burned or broken
  • The temperature switch is malfunctioning
  • The ignitor is defective (Gas Dryers)
  • The burner is not working properly (Gas Dryers)
  • The power cord is not directly plugged into the outlet

Issue 5: The dryer takes too long to dry

  • The dryer’s lint filter is clogged
  • Airflow is impeded
  • There is a blockage in the venting hose
  • The heating element is burned
  • The thermostat is faulty

Issue 6: The dryer is overheating

  • Insufficient or restricted airflow
  • The heating element is defective
  • The thermostat is malfunctioning
  • The thermistor is broken, causing fluctuating resistance levels

Issue 7: The dryer shuts off after a short period

  • Thermal overload
  • The thermal fuse has blown or is defective
  • The dryer drive motor doesn’t receive enough cooling, causing it to shut off until it cools down, resulting in the dryer stopping midway
  • The door switch cannot detect whether the door is closed or open
  • The dryer door catch is unable to hold the door
  • The timer is defective and not functioning properly

The above is a list of common problems you may encounter when using a dryer. At Liberty Appliance Repair, we not only take care of your dryer but also provide a wide range of appliance repair services in Surrey. Our fully equipped service centers cater to various laundry appliances and brands, including Whirlpool, Samsung, General Electric, Danby, Bosch, Samsung, Kitchenaid, Frigidaire, Electrolux, Kenmore, Jenn-Air, Maytag. We are conveniently located in Surrey to serve you better.