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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?

If the appliance is 10 years old or more you may not be advisable to put good money into bad! New appliances are so much more efficient today that they can save you a lot of money in energy.
Therefore they pay for them selves in only a few years.
You can buy New and save today.

Find the small privately owned and operated appliance store and you will get better service and good treatment! They also will be the best informed!

Bless You, let me know how it goes.
huuum

Please give me a good rating for my fine advice before you sign off.
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!
    Thank You
    huuum




    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.

  • Neil Golan
    Neil Golan Sep 14, 2008

    Please allow me to be credited for the solved fix I helped you with!please go into the fixya.com site and give me a solved rating.
    Thank You so much.
    I'm happy to here that your up and running now!
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