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LG DLG2524W DRYER WORKS FINE EXCEPT DOESN'T HEAT UP

DRYER SEEMS TO WORKING FINE EXCEPT DOESN'T HEAT UP. CIRCUTI BREAKERS NOT TRIPPED. VENTING SEEMS NOT TO BE BLOCKED. TRIED REMOVING FRONT PANEL TO CHECK HEAT ELEMENT BUT NOT SURE HOW TO DO. WILL TRY TO CLEAN,. ANY SUGGESTIONS

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  • Rob Ohnikian Jan 03, 2009

    DLG2524W. MIGHT HAVE USED THE WRONG TERM. TRIED CLEANING THE PART THAT IGNITES THE GAS. READ IN A PREVIOUS POST THAT RESETING THE DIME SIZED THERMOSTAT NEAR THE GAS VALVE. I COULDN'T LOCATE. ALSO HAVE PROBLEM REMOVING LOWER PANEL. LOOKS LIKE UPPER CONTROL PANEL HAS SCREWS BEHIND IT THAT HAVE TO BE REMOVED. I CAN'T REMOVE UPPER PANEL TO REMOVE LOWER. THANKS

  • Rob Ohnikian Jan 04, 2009

    YOU HIT THE NAIL ON THE HEAD. THANKS FOR THE DETAILED DESCRIPTION.

  • Anonymous Jan 20, 2009

    i have the same model dlg2524w an its gas i cant find the dime size reset pin

  • khutchins Jan 24, 2009

    I have the same problem. Gas ignites runs for 2-5 seconds then shuts off. I found the thermo switch and have pushed it but same problem exists.

    What part do I need to replace?

  • no1cubsfan Apr 04, 2009

    DLG2524W DRYER WORKS FINE EXCEPT DOESN'T HEAT UP

  • I hate LG Apr 07, 2009

    Have done all this. Does the pin in the high limit thermostat push in easily?? Does it just take a light push or does ir actually have to go in. I see a bit of copper between the top of the pin and the thermostat--does this need to disappear when it is pushed?? An answer would be great.

  • hncohen Apr 30, 2009

    Model LG DLG2532 Gas Dryer,  does not heat.  Service came and removed the upper (top) panel and reset something inside. Have same problem again....what did he reset?

  • I hate LG May 11, 2010

    Do you know the part number for the High Limit Thermostat.

  • no1cubsfan May 11, 2010

    Is this solution for DLG2524W model? My Dryer suddenly stop having heat.

  • Carl Schulzetenberg
    Carl Schulzetenberg May 11, 2010

    You mention a heat element (electic dryer) but post under a gas model. What is your model number?

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1. Open dryer door and remove the phillips head screws at the 5 and 7 O'Clock positions. 2. Remove three screws at very back, allowing top cover to be moved back about an inch and lifted off. 3. remove screw at top left and top right from front top panel. 4. pull plastic front panel along top edge to release front top panel. (watch for sharp edges) 5. Swing top up and over onto top of dryer. 6. Unplug light and door switch. 7. remove four screws at top of large lower panel. 8. lift panel up a bit and off. 9. unplug sensor plug at bottom allowing panel with door to be set aside. 10. gas dryer has dime sized high limit thermostat on left front side of burner chamber. Has two wires on it, with a small pin in the center. Push the pin in. Reassemble and clean out vent, eliminating flexible venting, replacing with rigid aluminum piping and elbows. Outside vent should have a four inch vent flap opening, not just a two inch if it is that style.

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  • Juan DeHaro Sep 22, 2013

    Perfect instructions. My dyer works good now. Thanks.

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