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Inglis Dryer Dryer runs but doesn't get hot....also runs cycle with cool air but doesn't shut off at the end of the cycle. I checked the lint catcher and hose at back....both are clean. Took back panel off, there are two metal encased parts....not sure where to go from here to check the heating element or the fuse inside.

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Re: Inglis Dryer

You really need a volt / ohm meter to check for Continuity & Volts

Its well worth the investment... $15.00 bucks give or take a few

I would check to see if you have 220v to back of dryer where the cord mounts to dryer,

If dryer is getting only 1 leg 110 volts instead of the 220 will it not heat.

Check themostates & heater for Continuity... Most models, Now have a.. Hi-limit fuses that need to be checked for Continuity





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If your dryer isn't getting hot it and drying clothes it sounds like the heating element is out. I is a easy fix.

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Inglis IED4400SQ0 - I thought it was my heating elemnent I tested continuity using a multimeter on all of the 5 pieces ( fuses and heating element) turned out it was the thermal cut fuse. I very temporarily shorted it to confirm, and that's what it was. Gonna go buy the new kit tomorrow thanks for all the help.

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Inglis dryer will not stay running,then not restart

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Comes on, then shuts off after a few minutes. cleaned the lint catcher and the back of dryer.

Depending on the age of the dryer, you could have the main motor going bad. When the motor isn't working properly it will run for a while and then it gets hot and since it has an internal heat safety it shuts off, It won't start again usually for about 1/2 to 3/4 of an hour after it cools back down.

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My gas drier shuts off before clothes are dried

Also it can be a few other issues:

1: It could be an issue with the lint catcher. Take the lint catcher out, clean off all the see-able lint, then take it to the bathroom and try to run water through it. If the water settles or doesn't run through very well, take an old toothbrush and scrub that clean under water until water passes through easily. This issue caused my dryer to shut off without being dry too
2: Depending on how new your dryer is, it may have a dryness sensor in it. That sensor may not be working well or at all causing the problem as well.
3: Finally your heater could be going out in your dryer and causing it to hot get hot enough in the time you set for the clothes to be dry.

Hope these 3 things help you.

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The "Ad" in the display indicates that the dryer is in the Auto Dry cycle.

The dryer will run in the Auto Dry cycle until the moisture sensor bars detect no more moisture in the garments being dried. The machine will then go into a cool down period and then end the cycle.

If the dryer is getting unusually hot, I recommend checking for a restriction in the air flow. Make sure that your lint screen is properly cleaned before starting every cycle. Check the flexible vent hose behind the dryer for a kink or a restriction. Check the exhaust ducting to the outside of the house for lint build-up or a restriction. This may help the dryer perform properly.

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did you remove the metal duct to the left of the t-stat and thermal fuse?usually this gets filled with lint and will take out either the thermal fuse or the high limit,pull it off and clean it,also if the vent line is long,you can stick a leaf blower into the end of it and blow it out.most problems i find in dryers is from lint buildup.

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You have an air flow problem. This usually happens when the exhaust pipe/vent gets clogged. Clean/inspect the vent outlet, the pipe, the inlet, and the filter/lint catcher area.

Improper air flow prevents the moisture from being vented out of the dryer.

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Dryer has hot air but takes 2-3 hours to dry clothes. What can I do?

This is almost always due to lint build up in the vent pipe. pull the dryer out from the wall, disconnect the vent pipe. look inside the rear of the dryer and into the pipe. remove lint that is present. go out doors and examine the vent from that end. finally remove the lint catcher in the dryer and look in there. remove any lint you see.

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Getting Hot, but not drying the clothes

there has got to be some restriction in the vent system. Take the vent pipe completely off and look in the tube coming directly out of the dryer. Also make sure the drum is turning good speed.

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Electric dryer shutting off

most likely cause is the air duct is blocked with lint, some always gets past the screen and builts up in the exhaoust line. not enough air flow, the air gets hotter than normal and trips the over temperature cutout.
for most dryers
clear the fan, and exhaust ducting all the way to the wall, and the outside vent hood, of lint

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