A dryer makes quick work of wet clothing after you’ve washed them. When it is working correctly, it can save you a huge amount of time every time you do laundry. When the dryer is not working correctly or at all, the lost time waiting for clothes to dry can be significant. We can repair any type of clothes dryer including gas and electric powered models.
ABA Appliance Repair, Inc.’s professionals can repair clothes dryers from the following manufacturers in the Austin, TX area.
Common Problems and Solutions
- Dryer is not hot – This can happen when a fuse is bad or the thermostat, temperature switch or heating coils go out.
- Unit gets too hot – Usually a bad thermostat, malfunctioning heating coil, or clogged dryer vent are the cause, this should be taken care of as soon as you detect the problem.
- Dryer does not spin – This could be caused by a few things, bad motor, a worn out belt, or bad rollers or pulleys.
- Unit is not running – Generally this happens if the thermostat or start switch are bad, it could also be a tripped circuit breaker.
Schedule Dryer Repair
If you want to schedule an appointment to have your dryer repaired, visit our contact page. We look forward to working with you to get your dryer working again.
Dryer Repair FAQ
Is it worth it to repair a dryer?
Dryers are worth repairing, they can be fixed at the fraction of a cost of a new unit.
How many years does a dryer last?
If taken care of properly, dryers and last up to 20 years.
Is it worth fixing a tumble dryer?
If a dryer is tumbling, this normally means the motor, control board, timer, and major components are working. If the dryer is only not heating usually a small repair such as an element or thermostat is needed.
How much does it cost to fix a dryer?
It depends on the type of dryer, age, and issue it is facing but dryer repairs typically cost 25% to 30% of a new dryer.
Why does my dryer take several cycles to dry?
A dryer’s drying time is largely related to the flow of air through the machine and the condition of the venting hose. If air is impeded in its pathway out of the dryer, or if there is a blockage in the venting hose, it could reduce the rate at which clothes are drying in your dryer.
Are dryer sheets harmful to my dryer?
The sheets won’t damage your dryer, but do make sure you clean your lint filters before each use. This will prevent build-up of softening agents on the moisture sensor and keep your dryer running more efficiently.