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Whirlpool dryer its not drying the clothes. no heat

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If everything else works and only no heat it's probably the heating element. you can find instructions on the Internet on how to access the heating element. Test it with a multimeter on Ohms (resistance) setting. Touch the two probes of the multimeter to the two legs of the heating element. If the meter shows no continuity, element should be replaced. How that helps.

Posted on Dec 26, 2013

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    Coupon Thief Dec 26, 2013

    Thank you! I took the part out by watching an online video and the heating element and housing was cracked and worn. Thank you so much! ;)

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Make sure that the vents are cleaned to include outside. Where it hook on to the dryer make sure that the housing is cleaned also. That should take care of the problem. Thankyou and if you need more help let us know.

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Posted on Jun 09, 2009

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By far, on that machine the "thermal fuse" accounts for more than 50% of all heating problems.

Unplug machine and remove back cover. On the air chute in the middle back of the dryer you will see a small narrow bakelite device with 2 wires connected to it. It is held in with 1 screw.
You will need an ohm meter to test it, or remove it and have an
appliance parts house test it for you. If bad replace.
Whirlpool part #3392519.
The second common problem on that dryer is the heating element and can be checked with an ohm meter as well.

On rare occasions one side of the 230 volt supply is out.
The side running the motor is o.k. but the heater side has lost power.

Caution: your dealing with 230 volts here. remove plug receptacle cover and check with a volt meter for power.

Posted on Nov 03, 2009

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SOURCE: dryer not getting hot enough to dry clothes

First check the power coming in, you need 240 volts. 120 to neutral on both sides and 240 across both. If you are not comfortable with a VOM volt ohm meter call somebody who is.

Be aware when every you remove a panel you will be exposed to sharp surfaces. Unplug first and be careful!

Whirlpool dryers have a thermal fuse inside the back of the dryer, if this is open the dryer will not heat. You will need to check this with a meter it should be closed. A quick and dirty way to check it, remove it and wire it in a circuit with like a flashlite or radio. the flashlite or radio should work, this is a dirty way to check fuses if you dont have a meter.

While you have the dryer open, vacuum it out and clean the venting.
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Posted on Dec 30, 2009

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