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My whirlpool dryer comes on and runs good but it wont get hot can you tell me whats the problem


Hello there and welcome to fixya there are several things that could make this dryer not heat up
Here are the most common things

Thermal Fuse

If the dryer doesn\'t heat, but the drum
turns, check the thermal fuse(s). The thermal fuse protects the dryer
from overheating and helps to prevent fires. If the thermal fuse is
blown, it will have to be replaced.




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Gas Valve Solenoid

The gas valve has two or more electric
solenoids which open the valve to let the gas flow into the burner
assembly. If the dryer doesn\'t heat one or more of the solenoids may be
defective. If the igniter glows for 90 seconds but the burner flame
doesn\'t light, replace these coils as a set.


Dryer Igniter


If the dryer doesn\'t heat, the igniter might
be burned out. Check the igniter for continuity with an ohm meter. Dryer
igniters burn out over time, similar to a light bulb.


Heating Element

The heating element on an electric dryer can
burn out over time. If the dryer doesn\'t heat, the element should be
checked for continuity. The heating element cannot be repaired and must
be replaced if defective.


Heating Element Assembly

the heating element assembly on an electric
dryer can burn out over time. If the dryer doesn\'t heat, the element
assembly should be checked for continuity. The heating element assembly
cannot be repaired and must be replaced if defective.

Flame Sensor



Gas dryers have a flame sensor to detect the
heat given off by the flame. If the dryer doesn\'t heat, the flame sensor
might be defective. Check the flame sensor for continuity. This is not
as common as a burned out igniter or thermal fuse.


High Limit Thermostat


Although not common, if the dryer doesn\'t
heat the high limit thermostat can be defective. It can be checked for
continuity. If the thermostat is "open" the dryer doesn\'t heat.


Cycling Thermostat




The cycling thermostat regulates the
temperature of the air in the dryer. If the dryer doesn\'t heat it may be
caused by a defective cycling thermostat. This is not common.


Main Control Board

The main control board is normally not at
fault when the dryer doesn\'t heat. Check all of the other components in
this troubleshooting guide before replacing the main control board. The
main control board cannot be tested easily and must be replaced if it is
defective.


Timer
The timer is normally not at fault if the
dryer doesn\'t heat. In many situations where timers are replaced they
end up being returned. Check all of the more common components in this
troubleshooting guide before replacing the timer

Oct 14, 2013 | Dryers

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Reset dryer


there are thermal one time use fuses and your heater element may also be faulty.

here are more info of fuse locations etc.
http://www.repairclinic.com/RepairHelp/How-To-Fix-A-Dryer/8-3--RFBHVDc1MEVDIA==/GE-Dryer-doesn-t-heat

Jun 14, 2013 | GE Profile Harmony DPGT750EC Electric...

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Dryer problem


You really should post your make and model number and any error messages you get if any , I would guess the heat sensor or timer. Here is a website where professional appliance repairmen will answer your questions. Hope that helps you.
http://forum.appliancepartspros.com/dryer-repair/112843-dryer-shuts-off-after-getting-too-hot.html

Jun 09, 2013 | Dryers

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Dryer doesn't shut off and doesn't get hot


Look at this video to help you fix the no heat issue.

Nov 14, 2012 | Maytag Atlantis MDE7400AY Electric Dryer

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Dryer spins but doesn't get hot. Model #11077522600


Hi, If you are having problems with your gas dryer not heatingthe most common problem is that the ignitor goes bad. Even though it glowssometimes it is still not working properly. if you dryer is gas check out this gas no heat tip.... If you have an electric dryer, you can have many differentthings that can go wrong causing the dryer not to heat. check outthis electric no heat tip...

heatman101

Sep 09, 2011 | Kenmore 73952 Gas Dryer

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My dryer is running hot but doesn't dry the


Hi,
The cycling or operating thermostatis often the problem when a dryer runstoo hot, but there are also other things that can make it run hot also.

Here is a tip that I wrote that gives more details about why a clothes dryer will get too hot.

Clothes Dryergetting too hot

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Aug 05, 2011 | Whirlpool Electric Dryer Heating Element...

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Hi i've got a hotpoint condenser dryer it's


the belt may be off/broken, motor bad, or idler assemblage.

Here is a website with the routing of the belt the Hotpoint is( General Electric (GE) - Large Capacity Models 1970-1990):

http://forum.appliancepartspros.com/dryer-repair/25860-dryer-belt-diagrams.html



how to replace the belt:

http://www.ehow.com/how_6100255_replace-hotpoint-dryer-belt.html

May 08, 2011 | Hotpoint Dryers

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Dryer doesn;t spin


Sounds like the belt has broken. The terrible noise was probably the belt slipping until it gained traction.

May 17, 2009 | Dryers

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Dryer doesn t get hot


it is going to be either the igniter for the gas or the heating element
you probably have an electric igniter. it is not igniting the gas to make the dryer heat i would definantly start with that

Jan 07, 2009 | Kenmore Dryers

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