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Thermal fuse How to I find and check a thermal fuse? My venting is fine and I replaced the element.

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Luke, before doing this, please disconnect your dryer from the electrical service. With the back panel removed...The thermal fuse is located on the blower housing, (lower left) and is white in color. If you have a multimeter, remove one of the 2 wires and check OHMS. If you read continuity, it's good. If it checks OK, go to your element can. There are two t'stats there on the left above the connectors for the element, check those the same as the thermal fuse. If any of these tests show anything other than OHMS, that's the problem. DOING THIS IS DANGEROUS. EXERCISE CAUTION. If you don't have a multimeter, you can pull both wires off of each of the t'stats individually and connect them together... essentially bypassing them one at a time. Then plug the dryer in and test it. If there is heat, you have isolated the faulty component. Let us know what you find.

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Duet Dryer - Working but no heat

it sounds like your heating element is gone bad. there is no heat if they burn out or get corroded

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SOURCE: I replace, heatng element, checked breaker,

there must either be a broken wire or burnt out wire or the control unit.

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SOURCE: I have replaced the heating

okay, sounds like it should. I would check the outlet to ensure I have the 220 volts, if I don't then this is the problem. If I have the 220 volts then i would remove the vent hose and feel if there is any hot air coming out. If not then I would say it may be something in the controls and would investigate behind the controls for a loose or burnt wire. Hope this helps Tim

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You need to replace the operating thermostat along with the thermal fuse. This thermostat controls temperature in the drum and if it fails, it will just put out heat constantly without regard to temperature. Be sure to check the exhaust vent in the house walls to make sure they're cleaned. Good luck

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http://www.partselect.com/dryer+dryer-wont-start+repair.htm

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The most common cause of no heat to an otherwise functioning dryer is failure of the thermal cutout.
As well as the electric line fuses in the circuit there are devices that look like this 13889aa.jpg or this 284f4e0.jpg screwed to the exhaust air duct with wires to the terminals
, inside the dryer. If there is a lint blockage in the duct or fan or outside vent hood, the air tempoerature rises and melts out this thermal cutout (also thermal fuse, heat protector, heat cutout & any other names different makers use) before causing a fire.
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