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Dryer not going to cool down cycle, thermal fuse failed 2x

Whirlpool ler6620 dryer. Dryer heats up to max during high cycle, reduces to approx 40% during warm cycle and stays at this level during the cool down cycle. Please suggest options.

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  • Anonymous Apr 12, 2009

    Same problem. Have already cleaned out air flow areas - when I first replaced the thermal fuse.

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Most problems like this arise from air flow problems. You need to break down the dryer and clean out the lint. Including removal of the filter housing.making sure your outside vent is clear as well.If that fuse keeps blowing you especially need to remove and rinse out that filter housing.

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