Can a hair dryer be repaired?
Common hair dryer repairs include servicing the switch, fan, heating element, and thermal cutout. Servicing a Switch: On/off, fan-speed, and heat switches all work in the same way. They control the current going to the hair dryer, the fan, or the elements.
What do you do if your hair dryer stops working?
Overheating may be the cause of your problem. Using your hair dryer for more than 7-10 minutes can cause it to automatically shut off. When this happens, your mom should unplug the device and let it cool down, preferably in a cool environment for 2-3 minutes. After cooling down, the dryer can return to normal use.
How do you replace a thermal fuse on a hair dryer?
No parts specified.
- Step 1 Thermal Fuse.
- Pull the case in opposite directions.
- Unscrew the remaining two screws inside the handle with the Phillips screwdriver.
- Push the inner components out of the handle.
- Locate the thermal fuse.
- To replace the thermal fuse, use the prying tool to extract the object.
How long should hair dryers last?
about 3 years
Depending on quality, and care, the life of a blow dryer can range anywhere between 10 months and 8 years (in my experience). But generally speaking, a regular blow dryer should last on average about 3 years.
Do hair dryers have fuses?
If the hairdryer has a rating of more than 1200 watt it will need a larger fuse. If your hairdryer says ‘Salon rated 1800 watt’ or ‘Salon quality 2000 watt AC motor’ then you need to use a 13 Amp fuse in that plug.
How much does it cost to replace a thermal fuse?
Other Costs to Fix a Dryer
|Part||Material Cost||Total Cost|
|Thermal fuse||$5 – $10||$80 – $130|
|Dryer thermostat||$3 – $20||$180|
|Bearing||$50||$130 – $250|
|Roller||$10 – $30||$90 – $230|
Why do hair dryers burn out?
Most hair dryers have 2 lint screens that prevent anything from being pulled into the heating coil which is what generates the heat to dry your hair. The problem is that these screens get clogged with lint and cause the hair dryer to oveheat and actually burn out.