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I have a Whirlpool Model LGR5620KQ Heat Problem ....

It seems common, but the model # is not valid it seems when searching for help. Heats up, takes forever to dry ,hi / lo coils and fuse good, glows and flames sometimes but when I took it apart I see no wheel for the tension bar.? I cleaned all lint . any help would be appreciated.

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  • Rob Leers Aug 16, 2007

    Thank You , It was the coils # de382 on the burner, cool tested o.k. but failed after a few cycles. This is like sitting in a bar or calling tech support most people with common sense and resources can get the answer by "not" thinking about it for a few minutes. mine was pretty wiedrd though. thought it would be a timer or fuse...

    Thans , again

  • Anonymous Nov 15, 2007

    no heat , timer dose not work

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Here's a site that shows exploded view parts diagrams for your model, which can be useful when working on it. --> http://www.partselect.com/MultiModels.aspx?ModelNum=LGR5620KQ&searchTerm=&RefineSearch=0 A dryer needs two things, heat & airflow. If you have the heat, look for a kinked vent hose or a blocked vent louver where it blows outside the house. If that doesn't help, write more and we'll keep trying.

Posted on Aug 10, 2007

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    Kevin Omel Aug 16, 2007

    Glad to hear you found the problem! :)

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"my whirlpool dryer has no heat. the drum turns."

Based on the information provided above, I am unable to access my database to provide you with exacting information. A valid model number was not provided. However, I have provided some common solutions to help guide you in your search.

This information is for an electric, generic model dryer only!

My Solution is:

Following this link, http://www.repairclinic.com/SmartSearch/SmartSearch.aspx, provides valuable D.I.Y. safety information on the make and model number of your appliance. In order to access your product information, 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.

Note: A volt-ohm meter is beneficial in performing electrical tests.

Temperature Switch; make sure a positive heat selection has been made, still no heat, then check these:

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Power from the house Check to see whether there's power getting to the dryer. Is it plugged in? Check for blown fuses or tripped circuit breakers--your dryer uses two fuses or circuit breakers. The dryer could tumble but not heat if only one of the two fuses is blown. If you have circuit breakers, one of the two circuit breakers can trip, even if the two for the dryer are connected.

Heating element Often a dryer heating element burns out, but doesn't trip the circuit breaker or blow a fuse. The heating element is simply a long coil of special wire. You can check it for continuity with an ohm meter. No continuity means the element is bad and you need to replace it--electric heating elements aren't repairable.

Thermal fuse On many dryers, there's a thermal fuse mounted to the exhaust duct inside the back cover panel. The fuse--which is about an inch long--is usually embedded in black resin and mounted in a white plastic housing. If the fuse has blown, you need to replace it. (You can't re-set it.)

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