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Dryer Repair Service

Dryers are an important home appliance. They help to ensure that clothes are properly dried, which helps to prolong their life. While most people think of dryers as being primarily for laundry, they can also be used to dry other items, such as shoes, hats, and towels. In addition, dryers can be used to fluff pillows and blankets, or to remove wrinkles from clothing.

If your clothes dryer isn't working properly, don't attempt to fix it yourself. Not only is there a risk of electrical shock, but you could also void the warranty. Instead, call a professional dryer repair service. Our technicians are experienced in all brands and models of dryers, and we can quickly diagnose the problem and make the necessary repairs. We understand that your time is valuable, so we offer convenient appointment times and fast turnaround times. We also offer competitive rates and a satisfaction guarantee. So if you're in need of dryer repair, don't hesitate to call us today.

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Common Clothes Dryer Problems

Dryer makes strange noises or vibrates

When your clothes dryer starts making strange noises or vibrating, it is usually indicative of a problem with the appliance. In most cases, the issue can be resolved without calling a repairman. One of the most common causes of noise or vibration is an unbalanced load of laundry. If your dryer is not level, this can also cause problems. Another possible cause is a clogged vent. A blockage in the vent can restrict air flow and cause the dryer to overheat, which can lead to strange noises or vibration. If you suspect that your dryer's vent is blocked, be sure to clean it out as soon as possible. In most cases, these simple troubleshooting tips will help to resolve the issue. However, if the problem persists, it is always best to call a professional for assistance.

Dryer runs but never heats up

One of the most common reasons why a dryer runs but doesn't heat up is because the vent is clogged. The vent carries the hot air from the dryer to the outside, so if it's blocked, the air can't circulate properly and the dryer won't get hot. Another possibility is that the heating element has burned out. The heating element is what makes the air hot, so if it's not working, the dryer will run but it won't get warm. Finally, there could be an issue with the thermostat. The thermostat controls the temperature of the dryer, so if it's not working correctly, the dryer won't heat up. If your dryer is running but not heating up, it's best to call a professional for help. They will be able to diagnose the problem and get your dryer working again in no time.

Dryer doesn't run

The most likely reason why your dryer isn't running is that the belt has broken. The belt is a loop of rubber that goes around the drum and the motor pulley. Over time, it can become worn or frayed, and eventually it will snap. If the belt is broken, you'll need to replace it. Another possibility is that the motor has burned out. The motor powers the drum by turning the drive belt. If the motor isn't working, the dryer won't run. You'll need to call a repairman to replace the motor. Finally, there could be a problem with the switch that turns on the dryer. The switch is located on the control panel, and if it's not working, the dryer won't start. You'll need to replace the switch.

Dryer is overheating

If your dryer is overheating, it is important to identify the root cause so that you can take steps to prevent it from happening again in the future. There are a few common reasons why dryers overheat, including lint build-up, a clogged vent, or an obstructed air flow. Lint build-up is perhaps the most common cause of dryer overheating. The lint trap should be cleaned after every load of laundry, but over time, lint can build up on the heating elements and inside the ventilation ducts. A clogged vent can also cause your dryer to overheat. The vent should be checked periodically to make sure that it is clear of lint and other debris. An obstructed air flow can also lead to overheating. If there are items blocking the air vents, such as clothing or boxes, this can impede the flow of air and cause the dryer to overheat. By taking these steps, you can help prevent your dryer from overheating in the future.

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Orca Appliance Services offers a wide variety of services for all dryer makes and models. You can always count on our technicians to provide you with high-quality service for all your dryer repair needs. So don't hesitate to give us a call today at (425) 230-3534, we'll come out wherever you need us!