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How do you fix a Samsung dryer that is not heating?

Published on April 10th, 2022

One possible reason for a Samsung dryer not heating is that the unit is not getting enough power. Check to make sure that the circuit breaker is not tripped and that the dryer is plugged into a working outlet. Another possible reason is that the heating element is not working. This can be caused by a blown fuse or a faulty heating element. If the heating element is not working, it will need to be replaced.

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1. Check the dryer's lint filter and clean it if necessary

  1. Open the dryer and remove the lint filter.
  2. Pour a small amount of lint-free detergent onto a cloth and wipe the filter clean.
  3. Replace the filter and close the dryer.
  4. Test the dryer's heating function to ensure it is working properly.

2. Clean the dryer's venting system

  1. Turn off the dryer and unplug the power cord from the wall outlet.
  2. Open the front panel of the dryer and remove the lint filter.
  3. Remove the duct tape from the dryer's venting system.
  4. Clean the ducts with a vacuum cleaner and a brush.
  5. Install the duct tape and replace the lint filter.
  6. Plug the power cord into the wall outlet and turn on the dryer.

3. Check the dryer's heating element and replace it if necessary

  1. Turn off the dryer and unplug it.
  2. Remove the front panel of the dryer.
  3. Check the heating element for debris or signs of damage. If necessary, clean the heating element with a dry cloth.
  4. Replace the heating element if necessary.
  5. Reinstall the front panel of the dryer.

4. Check the dryer's thermostat and replace it if necessary

  1. Remove the front panel of the dryer.
  2. Locate the thermostat in the wall behind the front panel. It will be a black or silver device with a small green light near the top.
  3. Replace the thermostat if it is not working.

5. Check the dryer's motor and replace it if necessary

To check the motor in a Samsung dryer, remove the cover and remove the drum. Check the belt and replace it if necessary. Check the motor winding and replace it if necessary. Check the motor fan and replace it if necessary. Reinstall the cover and drum.

6. Check the dryer's belt and replace it if necessary

  1. Remove the front panel of the dryer by pulling out the two screws on the front panel and then remove the panel.
  2. Remove the belt by pulling it off the motor.
  3. Check the belt for wear and tear and replace the belt if necessary.
  4. Reinstall the front panel and screws.