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Whirlpool Dryer Model#GEQ9800LW0 will not get hot

Dryer will Not Get Hot

OUr dryer will spin but will not get hot

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Sounds like a heating element. Those can run pretty cheap and are not hard to replace.
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Hi and welcome to FixYa,

If I may add with the indulgence of trystakarm, other components that may and can cause this fault could be:

  • thermal fuse, once off would have to be replaced;
  • thermal cutoff, automatically resets itself when temp goes down;
  • relay, that actually does the switching on/off of the heater element;
  • logic controller board, that controls the relay based on triggers from other sensors.
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