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Temperature control Dryer seems to stay on high temp regardless of setting except for fluff

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  • wj_nitzke Sep 14, 2008

    Appreciate the help. Unpluging seemed to do the trick.

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Hello wj_nitzke,
Happy to be of assistance,

You said, Your dryer seems to stay on high temp regardless of setting except for fluff

1. Try this first. Unplug the machine and wait 5 minutes before replugging it and then try it and see if that this reset the system.
2.Or your temp switch is faulty.
3.Or your thermostat is defective.
I would think it may be the switch first, if the system did not need a reset as I had you try to do.

How old is the appliance?

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Bless You, let me know how it goes.
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Thank You

Posted on Sep 14, 2008

  • Neil Golan
    Neil Golan Sep 14, 2008

    Since I did give you the solution to your problem and you wrote me that my solution did solve the problem,Can you please dive me a solved rating at fizya.com!
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    Dryer seems to stay on high temp regardless of setting except for fluff


    Comment by wj_nitzke, posted on Sep 14, 2008Appreciate the help. Unplugging seemed to do the trick.

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    Neil Golan Sep 14, 2008

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