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Keeps heating no cool down clothes get to hot

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Either a shorted heating element or a bad cycle thermostat.

Posted on Mar 02, 2009

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The dryer on my machine doesn't go through a cooling down cycle, therefore leaves everything very creased.Does the dryer have a cooling down cycle? The clothes come out of the dryer burning hot.


I would check the cycling thermostat and hi limit thermostat as they regulate heat. the cooling cycle should come on at end of cycle as the thermostat detects the dryness of the clothes. also may want to check the moister sensor inside the drum usually on the door, they look like 2 aluminum strips.

Mar 01, 2015 | Washing Machines

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Here are some ways to become more efficient with your heating and cooling. Obviously you do not have to do them in order but try to complete as many as you can! = )
· Buy a laser thermometer! You can use this to detect air leaks (or at least areas with “minor” temperature differences) so you know where to put seals
· Keep blinds shut on hot days and open on cold days----helps reduce temperature extremities
· If the temperature is can be negated by using a t-shirt or a jacket, use that clothing! You will save temperature control costs and still be able to keep warm or cool
· Do not use those old lightbulbs on hot days---they make extra heat increasing cooling bills (but you can use them on cold days to help warm your house)
· Utilize energy star products to increase efficiency comfortably
· Set your thermostat as low as is comfortable in the winter and as high as is comfortable in the summer.
· If you are on vacation, turn of that air conditioning/heating! No one will be in the house if everyone is away and it shouldn’t be too uncomfortable to wait like one hour for the house to cool/heat
· Don’t turn your thermostat up/down just to heat/cool faster---all temperature control changes the house temp at the same rate and if you forget to turn it off, you just wasted some energy there!
· Don’t block heating/cooling vents so that your rooms can be controlled quickly and so that your air actually gets controlled, not your furniture
· Check up your air conditioning and heating systems regularly (not once a month but maybe once every year) so that the systems stay running the best they can
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on Dec 07, 2009 | Heating & Cooling

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Whirlpool Duet dryer runs way too hot, even during air only cycle.


sounds like restricted air flow to me . check filter and the vent for plugged pipe

Apr 18, 2012 | Whirlpool WED9400S Electric Dryer

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Dryer heats too hot instantly. Ok on cool down or blower only cycle. All vents are clean.


Hi,
The cycling or operating thermostatis often the problem when a dryer runstoo hot, but there are also other things that can make it run hot also.

Here is a tip that I wrote that gives more details about why a clothes dryer will get too hot.

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Aug 06, 2011 | Hotpoint Dryers

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Gas dryer get hot but than goes cold


This sounds like a problem with your fan motor. The dryer is getting too hot and the gas is shutting off until it cools down. That fan keeps the dryer cool by moving the heat to the clothes in the drum.
You can easily check this by feeling for air flow in front of the exhaust vent outside. No air movement = fan problem = heat shut off in 10 minutes. Good luck

Dec 05, 2009 | Dryers

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Dryer is occasionally leaving rusty looking smudge marks on clothing.


don't open door (stop dryer) until cool-down and dryer stops. many times the heating element is still hot and when you stop the dryer in the middle of the cycle, the rear of the dryer where the heating element is, will scorch your clothes.

Nov 29, 2009 | Frigidaire FGQ332ES Gas Dryer

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Maytag neptune running very hot, even on lowest heat setting


your cycling switch or hi-limit switch is defective they are near the heating element inside the dryer

Sep 01, 2009 | Maytag Neptune MDE5500AY Electric Dryer

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NO HEAT WHEN CLOTHES ARE ADDED


Check to see if vent hose is not restricted. If it goes up inside wall, it could have lint clogging it. Most dryers regulate heat with air flow. Wet clothes can restrict flow even more if vent is clogged or pinched. Air flow is crucial to heat cycle. If the vent is resrticted, heat will rise quickly, but not cool down fast enough to allow heat thermostat to cool down and turn on heating element again. It may seem hot inside dryer but if no air flow it will increase dry time or not dry them at all before timer shuts off. If vent goes up inside wall, buy a small chimney brush and try cleaning out vent from attic if you can.

Jul 24, 2009 | Maytag MED5800TW Electric Dryer

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