Frigidaire dryer troubleshooting

A subsidiary of the Electrolux company, Frigidaire manufactures clothes washers and dryers, a wide range of kitchen appliances, and ACs.
When your dryer won’t start, won’t dry or experiences any other malfunction, the first thing to do is to troubleshoot common parts and problems like fuses or switches. The tables below show what parts can cause the most common symptoms and also give recommendations concerning the easiest ways of Frigidaire dryer repair.
Frigidaire 137168300B dryer troubleshooting
Frigidaire 137338500A dryer troubleshooting

Frigidaire 137168300B dryer troubleshooting

PROBLEMPOSSIBLE CAUSESSOLUTIONSPREVENTIVE MEASURES
Blue stains• Undiluted liquid detergent or fabric softener dispensed directly onto fabric.• If caused by detergent, mix 1 cup (240 ml) white vinegar with 1 quart (.95 L) water in a plastic container. Soak item 1 hour. Rinse.• Avoid overfilling detergent and fabric softener compartments of dispenser.
• If caused by fabric softener, rub stains with bar soap. Wash.
Discoloration, graying• Not enough detergent.• Rewash with correct amount of detergent and hottest water safe for fabric.• Sort items by soil level and color.
• Wash water temperature too low.• Add bleach safe for fabric• Use correct amount of detergent, hottest water and bleach safe for fabric.
• Incorrect sorting.
Greasy, oily stains• Not enough detergent.• Treat with prewash stain remover or liquid detergent.• Use correct amount of detergent and hottest water safe for fabric.
• Undiluted liquid fabric softener poured directly on fabric• Increase detergent and water temperature. Rewash.• Do not pour liquid fabric softener directly on fabric See Operating Your, step 5.
• Rub fabric softener stains with bar soap.
Holes, tears, or snags• Incorrect use of chlorine bleach.• May be irreversible if rips, tears and seams cannot be mended.• Never pour chlorine bleach directly on fabric
• Unfastened zippers, hooks, buckles.• Check condition of items before washing. See Operating Your, steps 2 and 5.
• Rips, tears and broken threads.
• Overloading the washer.
• Degradation of febric.
Lint• Incorrect sorting.• Reduce load size. Rewash using correct water temperature, water level, and amount of detergent.• See Operating Your, steps 1 and 2.
• Tissues left in pocket.• Add no precipitating water conditioner to wash water to remove detergent residue.• Do not overload washer.
• Overloading the washer.• Add liquid fabric softener to final rinse.• Use correct temperature and amount of detergent, water and wash time.
• Not enough detergent.• Dry load in dryer.
• Undisclosed detergent has left a residue resembling lint.• Remove lint with lint brush or roller.
• Static cling is attracting lint.
• Load washed too long.
Pilling (fibers ball up and cling to fabric.)• Pilling is normal with synthetic and permanent press fabrics. This is due to abrasion from normal wear.• Use a lint brush or shaver to remove pills.• Use fabric softener in the washer to lubricate fibers.
• When ironing, use spray starch or fabric finish on collars and cuffs.
• Turn items inside out to reduce abrasion.
Residue or powder on dark items; Stiff, harsh fabrics.• Undisclosed detergent.• Rewash load.• Increase water temperature using hottest water safe for fabric.
• Some granular detergents can combine with hard water minerals to form a residue.• Do not overload washer.
• Overloading the washer.• Use liquid detergent or use no precipitating water conditioner with powder detergent.
Wrinkling• Overloading the washer.• Reduce load size.• Do not overload washer.
• Incorrect wash cyde for wash load.• Rinse in cold water with liquid fabric softener using the casual or delicate cycle.• Remove items from washer as soon as cycle is completed.
• Use liquid fabric softener.
Yellow buildup of body soil on synthetic fabrics• Agitation time too short.• Soak in detergent booster or product containing enzymes.• Select correct wash cycle.
• Wash water temperature too low.• Wash in hottest water safe for fabric using casual cyde.• Use correct amount of detergent.
• Not enough detergent.• Increase detergent.• Wash synthetics frequently using hot or warm water.
• Add bleach safe for fabric or treat with color remover.
Yellow or brown rust stains• Iron or manganese in water supply, water pipes, or water heater.• To restore discolored load of whites, use rust remover safe for fabric.• Use no precipitating water softener.
• Do not use chlorine bleach to remove rust stains. It may intensify discoloration.• Before washing, run hot water for a few minutes to clear lines.
• Drain water heater occasionally.
• For an ongoing problem, install an iron filter in your water supply system.
Residue stains / buildup, mold or mildew stains in gasket• Moisture in the washer.• Perform SYSTEM CLEAN cycle• Run dehumidifier in laundry room.
• Use of non-HE detergent.• Scrub gasket with Comet™ Spray Gel Mildew Stain Remover using brush to remove stains.• Avoid overfilling detergent and fabric softener compartments of dispenser.
• Overdosing detergent.• Use only HE (high efficiency detergent) along with recommended dosage.• Dry the inside of washer and gasket after every run.
• Overloading wash drum.• Remove wash load immediately upon cyde completion.
• Leaving a wet load set in washer.
• Cold water washes which may not completely dissolve and remove detergents.
Residue stains / buildup, mold or mildew stains in dispenser drawer• Moisture in the washer.• Remove dispenser drawer and wipe dispenser and inserts with combination of cup liquid chlorine bleach and one gallon hot water. Rinse well, and repeat if necessary. Return drawer to location. NOTE: Wear rubber of latex gloves. Protect floor and dothing from bleach damage.• Avoid overfilling detergent and fabric softener compartments of dispenser.
• Use of non-HE detergent.• Use only HE (high effidency detergent) along with recommended dosage.
• Overdosing detergent.
Water in fold of flexible gasket• Result of washing and part of normal operation.• At the end of each wash, dry inside of gasket fold with clean dry towel all around gasket.
Odor• Moisture in the washer.• Perform SYSTEM CLEAN cyde.• Leave door and dispenser drawer open for a few hours after use or whenever washer is not in use.
• Use of non-HE detergent.• At the end of each wash, dry inside of gasket fold with clean, dry towel all around gasket.
• Overdosing detergent.• Use only HE (high effidency detergent) along with recommended dosage.
• Leaving a wet load remain in washer.• Remove wash load immediately upon cyde completion.
• Cold water washes which may not completely dissolve and remove detergents.• Pour one cup liquid chlorine bleach in standpipe; let remain a day and flush with water.

Frigidaire 137338500A dryer troubleshooting

PROBLEMPOSSIBLE CAUSESSOLUTIONSPREVENTIVE MEASURES
Greasy, oily stains• Fabric softener sheet.• Rub fabric softener stains with bar soap. Rinse and rewash.• Add a few bath towels to small loads for proper tumbling.
• Some "silk-like" fabrics should be air dried.
• Use proper drying temperature.
• Place fabric softener sheet on top of load before starting the dryer.
Lint• Overloading.• Reduce load size and rewash using liquid fabric softener in the final rinse.• Do not overload dryer.
• Overdrying causes static electricity.• Or, add a fabric softener sheet and tumble without heat.• Use fabric softener in washer or dryer to reduce static electriaty.
• Lint screen not dean when cyde began.• Use lint brush or roller to remove lint.• Remove items when they are slightly damp to avoid overdrying.
• Lint is attached to "pills."• Check that lint filter is dean and in place.
Pilling (Fibers break off, ball up and cling to fabric)• Overdrying.• Use a lint brush or shaver to remove pills.• Use fabric softener to lubricate fibers.
• When ironing, use spray starch or fabric finish on collars and cuffs.
• Turn items inside out to reduce abra- sion.
Shrinking• Temperature too high.• Irreversible condition.• Follow fabric care label directions.
• Overdrying.• If shrinking is a concern, check load often.
• Remove items while slightly damp and hang or lay flat to complete drying.
• Block knits into shape.
Wrinkling• Overloading.• Reduce load size and tumble at medium or low heat for 5-10 minutes.• Do not overload dryer.
• Leaving items in dryer after cyde ends.• Remove items immediately. Hang or fold.• Remove items as soon as cyde ends.