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Whirlpool ultra care 2 dryer. Stopped heating yesteraday. It spins but does not heat up. Please help.

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  • eqjdg Dec 17, 2008

    the repair man came out yesterday and did not take off the back panel at all. Without checking it first, he gave me an estimate for the ignitor and then took the whole inside apart. Once he tried the ignitor, and it came on,....he said it was then coil and another part. It is a gas dryer.

    I cannot afford a new dryer right now, but would like this one fixed. Is it worth fixing for over $200, or to get a new one. The machine is three years old! The drum rotates, but there is no heat.

  • eqjdg Dec 17, 2008

    Oh yes, the vents are all clean and good ventilation throughout.

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The heater box fuse has failed,most likely from a clogged vent on the back of dryer or wall,you can remove the large back panel to get to the fuse it is on the top of the heater box on the side,it is a small fuse,you can get one at sears .com click on parts put your model number in(inside dryer door)and get your part,let me know how you do-mike

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