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Overheating dryer If I have only a couple items in the dryer it cycles the coil on and off but if I put in more clothes it just burns up.

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  • skeeter41 Aug 23, 2007

    Thanks but I give up!!! I replaced the cycle thermostat and it still does not cycle with 2 towels and a t-shirt in it. I am going to have to buy a new one as this impacts life way to much over a piece of junk like a dryer. I have tried everything every night for a week and can no longer take the heat. This dryer is trying to burn down my house but I am pulling the cord!!!



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Sounds like it is over-heating with a few items in it has more air-space in it with more items it has less air-space i would replace your thermostats this will re-solve your problem some stats go down but some just go faulty and its the faulty ones that are the problem m8

Posted on Aug 23, 2007

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    peter gittos Aug 24, 2007

    ok m8 sorry i couldnt be any help to u usual solve most problems if u have anymore problems let me know i do dryers washers and types of fridges



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