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Whirlpool gas dryer super capacity imperial 6 cycle infinite temp isnt getting hot?

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Illeagle
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SOURCE: Our dryer, described below, takes

Your complaint is:"Our dryer, described below, takes between 4 and 6 hours to dry, though it's advertised as "heavy duty" and "extra large capacity.""

White Kenmore 5.8 cu. ft. Super Capacity Gas Dryer
Sears item# 02690412000 Mfr. model# 90412


Based on the information provided above, I am unable to provide a positive solution to your issue. Your model number is incomplete! I have provided some common solutions to help guide you in your search. This information is for a non-specific brand model, gas dryer.

This link, http://www.repairclinic.com/SmartSearch/SmartSearch.aspx, provides exploded view imagery, belt routing diagrams, parts imagery and function, parts ordering and shipping information, error code details, just about anything you need to get your appliance up and running again. Just follow the links to navigate through the site.

You will need to enter the model number stamped on the manufacturers product information data tag, located on the unit, and not in the User’s Manual. to access your product information.
It normally takes about 45 minutes for a dryer to dry a full load. If your dryer is taking more than an hour, check these:

Vent
Flame sensor/gas valve
Internal ductwork
Cycling thermostat
Lint Filter Vent: Frequently there's an obstruction in the vent duct from the dryer to the outside of the house. For the dryer to heat properly, the duct must be clean and clear of lint or any other substance. Also note that, to maximize drying efficiency, the vent should be as short as possible.

Flame sensor or gas valve coils: This is the most likely cause. Click links below. http://www.repairclinic.com/SmartSearch/SSPartDetail.aspx?PartID=3449&PPStack=1 http://www.repairclinic.com/SmartSearch/SSPartDetail.aspx?PartID=3229&PPStack=1 There's a flame sensor near the igniter. If it's defective, the gas may shut off prematurely. Another common problem occurs when one of the electrical coils on the gas valve fails intermittently. If this happens, the flame shuts off before the thermostat sends a signal, which can greatly prolong the drying time. If the sensor or the coils are causing the flame to shut off, replace them.

Internal ductwork Your dryer has some internal ductwork. If it gets clogged, your dryer can't dry properly. In most dryers, to get to the internal ductwork to clear the clog, you have to substantially disassemble the dryer. A quick way to check for internal clogs is to remove the lint filter and use a flashlight to inspect the inside of the duct. If it looks clogged and you can't clear it using your vacuum, contact a qualified appliance repair technician.

Cycling thermostat Although this isn't a common problem, one of the thermostats that controls the temperature in your dryer may break and cause the dryer to heat poorly. If so, you need to replace it. The thermostat is usually a small, round, black device mounted to an oblong steel plate. The plate is mounted to the internal ductwork with two screws.
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Posted on Jul 14, 2008

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SOURCE: whirlpool imperial series 6 cycle/3 temp electric dryer wont heat

My dryer is not heating, where is the cupling at in the dryer i have it open tho

Posted on Feb 02, 2009

TheMobilian
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SOURCE: Whirlpool model number LGV7646ANO gas dyer will not heat up

Can you hear a click like always? If not then it has to be either the fuse, ignitor,or sensor. If you hear it clicking then the operator coils are dead. HERE is a link that shows pictures of these parts and locations.

Posted on Feb 09, 2009

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SOURCE: whirlpool dryer not drying all the way

As a general rule, your symtoms indicate that there is a lack of heat. Causes?= Obstructed vent. This causes overheating of the elements and they go out on a safety to prevent them from burning up.
One or more elements not working. Burnt out, bad safety (not working like it was designed to do), control to elements has malfunctioned.
Overload of clothes is possible but not probable.
On a long shot, check the plug, recept., and breaker. You may have lost a "Leg" of power to the unit and this is causing a "Low Voltage" condition.
Hope this is of some help.

Posted on May 09, 2009

bozcro
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SOURCE: turns on but doesn't heat up

most likely heating element needs to be replaced.most can be accessed by removing back panel. also a thermostat switch may be faulty.

Posted on Aug 09, 2009

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