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Whirlpool 6th sense dryer

What does the red rectangle with three bars in it mean on the display?

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You must read your owner manual, for ID, in section troubleshooting
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Posted on Jul 25, 2013

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SOURCE: Dryer not heating, still tumbling

your heating element could be burned out...or a thermal switch could be stucknot allowing the element to turn on

Posted on May 25, 2009

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SOURCE: our whirlpool 6th sense dryer model awz3413 will

HI, check the following to address this issue.


1. No power to the dryer
Make sure there's power getting to the dryer. Check for a tripped circuit breaker or a blown fuse. Check the wall socket for power with a voltmeter or by plugging something else in.

2. Door switch / Door switch actuator lever
The dryer will not start with a broken door switch. Replace the door switch if found defective.

Most dryers have a door switch actuator lever - when you close a dryer door, it presses against the lever, which actuates the door switch. If the lever is broken, the switch would not activate and the dryer would not start. Replace the lever, if broken.

Note: Door switch actuator lever usually comes with the door switch assembly and it is recommended to get the whole assembly since there is almost no price difference between the door switch assembly and just the lever. Check your model for more details.

3. Thermal fuse
Most dryers have a thermal fuse, which burns out when the dryer overheats, in which case the dryer will either not run at all or stop heating. The fuse is usually located on the vent duct, inside the dryer. A blown fuse will show no continuity when measured with a meter. Before replacing the fuse, make sure the blower wheel is not broken or clogged, and there is nothing blocking the venting.

Note: It is recommended by most dryer manufacturers to replace a hi-limit thermostat when replacing a thermal fuse.

4. Timer
Replace if defective (note: uncommon problem).


**The most common issue here will be a defective Thermal fuse

Posted on Jul 21, 2009

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SOURCE: Whirlpool 6th sense dryer gets hot but is not

i think air vent is clogged. check the vent line, remove if you have to, but check outside vent on house wall first. may be even birds nest there.check hole where vent attaches to machine.-plz rate-bozcro

Posted on Sep 20, 2009

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SOURCE: HOW DO I LOCATE THE HEATING ELEMENT ON THE 6TH SENSE DRYER

take the back panel off it is located in the rear.

Posted on Mar 20, 2010

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SOURCE: My whirlpool 6th sense dryer

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If your dryer is not drying like it once did or if you just have not taken the time to give yourself a clean dryer in a long time then you need to do that. At least once a year the dryer cleaning should take place. Lint build up in the dryer duct is one of the main causes for your dryer to fail.

Here is the rest of this tip about Dryer Maintenance

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Posted on Sep 12, 2010

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