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Replaced both thermostat and the thermal fuse on a whirlpool dryer model #LGR764KQ and it still is not heating up. Help!

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Have you checked the element? Thermal cutoff?

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If this is a Whirlpool ELECTRIC dryer, you have a Thermal Cut-Out (TCO) and a Thermal Fuse. Do not confuse the two of them.

The TCO is mounted on the outside of the heater box on the end opposite the Heating Element terminals. There is another component mounted on the heater box adjacent to the TCO known as the "Hi-Limit" Thermostat. If either of these components fails, the dryer will still ru, but will not heat. In addition, if either of these components fail, you must replace the two of them at the same time to avoid premature failure. They are commonly sold as a set.

The Thermal Fuse is located on the air blower housing. It is a small plastic component with two wire leads. There is another component mounted adjacent to it known as the "Internal Bias Thermostat". If the Thermal Fuse fails, the dryer will not run at all.

To access any of these components will depend on how the dryer is configured. BASIC RULE OF THUMB:

If the lint screen filter is on the TOP of the dryer, the heating and blower assembly components are located in the REAR of the dryer. You will need to remove the back panel for access.

If the lint screen filter is located in the DOOR, the heating and blower assembly components are under the drum and accessed by lifting the top panel and removing the front panel of the dryer.

If you have any questions, please post back with a MODEL NUMBER, so that I may be able to determine how your dryer is configured. I hope this helps you.

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dryer_heating-element.jpg Heating Element

It is possible that your dryer isn't heating because its heating element is defective. Heating elements are irrepairable. If yours has ceased to function properly, you will have to replace it. Open your dryer's cabinet and locate the heating element so that you can test it.
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Another possible cause for a dryer not heating up could be attributed to a faulty thermal fuse. Once a dryer's thermal fuse has blown, it is no longer of any use. If your dryer's fuse is blown, you will have to replace it. Open up your dryer's cabinet and locate its thermal fuse so that you can test it.
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If any of your dryer's thermostats have become defective, they could be the reason that your dryer is not heating. Open up your dryer's cabinet and test each of your dryer's thermostats. If any are faulty, replace them.
dryer_timer.jpg Timer motor

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Thermostat controls heat. There is also a

motor centrifulgal switch, in the element

circuit, that the motor closes to insure

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setting. There is more than one

thermostat. You may have blown the

'thermal fuse' too, which requires

replacement. The elecment has a contact in

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It is possible that your element has

failed also.

Tripped high limit. Must clean the lint

filter and the exhaust vent tube and all

the way in to the dryer. Hot air exit is

restricted.

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