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Whirlpool dryer doesnt heat, time and shut off when you open the door

Doesn't heat up,timer doesn't count down or shut off when door is opened

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Check the coils - they are inexpensive and very easy to replace.

Check YouTube for a tutorial.

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If you have it on time dry and it doesn't count down the timer is bad but it should stop when you open the door unless you have a broken door switch too,just open the door and push in on the switch with your finger,it should make a clicking sound,if not the door switch is also broke,if you have the timer on auto or more or less then it won't move without heat.on auto the heat comes on when the dryer reaches temp. the heat shuts off and the timer will advance a little,then the heat starts again and the timer stops,it will do this until the clothes are dry by using a sensor instead of time.

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You need to replace the thermal fuse and the timer. A bad timer will over draw a thermal fuse and cause it to blow.

Please remember to unplug the dryer before servicing

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The unit will continue to run as long as there are wet clothes in it. You will need to check the heating element and the two wire fuse on the top part of the heater housing. If either one have no continuity through them, you will need to replace the one that doesn't. This will fix your problem.

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SOURCE: My dryer timer counts down to 7 minutes and then continues drying

replace the sensa board and make sure the wires on the sensors are ok

Posted on Jun 08, 2010

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