Coin-op dryer question (by Bill [TX]) Feb 28, 2015 12:08 PM
Coin-op dryer question (by George [CA]) Feb 28, 2015 1:37 PM
Coin-op dryer question (by Rr [WA]) Feb 28, 2015 1:58 PM
Coin-op dryer question (by allyM [NJ]) Feb 28, 2015 4:11 PM
Coin-op dryer question (by Robert,Ontario,Can [ON]) Feb 28, 2015 5:42 PM
Coin-op dryer question (by NE [PA]) Posted on: Feb 28, 2015 11:56 AM
Just got a text from a tenant. She said that they have to run dryer twice to get clothes dry. I am going over on Monday to check it out. I have no clue about these things and this is my first laundry problem.
Coin-op dryer question (by Bill [TX]) Posted on: Feb 28, 2015 12:08 PM
Lint filter clean?
Duct clear and free of kinks.
Washer spinning water out of clothes sufficiently.
Electric dryer – one element burnt out.
Dryer element only getting 110 v instead of 220.
Others may add more.
Coin-op dryer question (by George [CA]) Posted on: Feb 28, 2015 1:37 PM
1. Your tenant could be overloading the dryer.
2. Many dryers are adjustable for how long they run if it runs an hour most things should be dry.
3. Many dryers run at a lower temperatures for delicate material.
4. When it is on and running test the temperature at the exhaust. It should reach about 120, 140, or 160 degrees depending on your setting.
5. Always clean the lint screen.
Coin-op dryer question (by Rr [WA]) Posted on: Feb 28, 2015 1:58 PM
If gas: valve coils may be bad.
Fan blades may not be turning, fan can be stripped out or jammed by a sock.
Make sure the lint screen is installed, otherwise clothes can be pulled into the mechanism of the dryer ducts/fan, causing problems.
Otherwise, Bill’s great list is the best place to start.
I suspect this is a maintenance problem(clogged duct) or a bad element.
Coin-op has nothing to do with this problem. This is a typical dryer problem, coins or not.
Post brand and model number. Then we can give specific repair advice.
Coin-op dryer question (by allyM [NJ]) Posted on: Feb 28, 2015 4:11 PM
One of my tenants tried to dry a very thick judo or jujuitsu robe once. Man that thing was the thickest fabric I have every seen and yes, it took her many times to get it dry. That was not a coin op but a regular dryer. I suggested she take it to a big commercial place. That was like trying to dry a rug.
Coin-op dryer question (by Robert,Ontario,Can [ON]) Posted on: Feb 28, 2015 5:42 PM
Most the smaller coin op dryers are basically a domestic dryer with a coin slide or coin drop. In the apartment building using natural gas smaller coin op dryers which take 45 minutes to dry then the other buildings have the large 30 lb. coin op natural gas dryer which take 20 to 35 minutes to bone dry the clothes. A large Laundromat natural gas coin dryers has three times the heat output and three times the air flow over a smaller dryer. Check all venting on the existing dryer where there may be lint build up. Only use the solid metal pipe or heating duct pipe to vent dryers.
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