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Whirlpool Ele. dryer Model # LEL8858EQ1

My dryer is heating up when the door is open.

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You have a bad timer that is allowing your heating element to come on.

UNPLUG YOUR DRYER......NOW!!!! BEFORE YOU BURN THE HOUSE DOWN.

Call a whirlpool tech or service company to come out and service your dryer.

Do not use until serviced.

Posted on Jan 25, 2009

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