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Whirlpool dryer, LER5636JQO, long drying time

Airflow seems good; I've checked for any blockage. The dryer heats. Does this mean I need a new coil?

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  • webb_jr Feb 09, 2009

    heat comes on for about 15-30 seconds then goes off wil come back on after 1 minute or more then will go off as above.

  • Thomas F. Schneider May 11, 2010

    If you have it set on high heat and  it is only warm then yes it usually meant that the heater element is partly shorted and needs to be replaced. Isolate the element and OHM it out. It should read a fairly large resistance. 



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Not always the case, as there are at least 2 thermostats that could cause the prob, if it is getting hot, then perhaps only part of the element is heating, also make sure u have high heat selected.
U really need to access the heater and stats to check them.
Plz rate this solution.

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How do I get the front off of this appliance. I can remove the 2 top screws but do not know how to get the front off so that I may vacum it cleanly as this may be my solution to the heat on and off problem I am having. Hope this dont sound too dumb of a question.

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