My Dryer wont dry. I've replaced the heating element and the High Temp Thermo and the Low Temp Thermo. I've also replaced the "cycle" thermo and still it does not dry. Now when I bypass the cycle thermo by connected 3 of the 4 wires together the heat will turn on. what is the problem?
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Re: Whirlpool Dryer Does not dry
Its the thermal fuse. when you jump or, by-pass the cycle thermostat, you are basically by-passing the fuse as well. replacing the thermal fuse will fix thsi issue.
The fuse is usually located on the vent duct, inside the
dryer. A blown fuse will show no continuity when measured with a
meter. Before replacing the fuse, make sure the blower wheel is not
broken or clogged, and there is nothing blocking the venting.
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You may have a high limit switch that has failed. You will need to tear down the dryer to get access to the heating element. Look for the heating element on the bottom right side. There are 2 thermo discs located on the left side of the heating element. Test both of them. If there is no continuity, change that part.
Hope this helps.
Bad heating element or bad thermo fuse.
You will have to unplug the dryer and remove the back to access the heating element.
The thermo fuse is located on the side of the heating element.
If you don't have a meter to test the element and thermo fuse or just don't know how simply remove them from the dryer and take them to your local appliance repair shop and they can test them for you.
Error code "AD" means air/automatic dry. This type of dryer has no thermo fuse which is a fuse like part that tends to break disengaging the heating element, there for the dryer has a busted heating element.There is no other go you should go for a replacement of your heating element. This solution will solve your problem.
remove the back of dryer and remove the heating element from the heater box,check to see if the wires in the box are touching the heater box walls any where,this would make the element stay on all the time,also check the high temp thermostat on the left side bottom,this is the on off thermo for the heating element-mike
not familar with the code but usually wash has a built in thermo stop to wait for water to heat to correct temp,if it works normally in a rince cycle and spins out and finishes properly i would look at heat element or stat,hope this helps
no the thermal fuse has nothing to do with that,although it will open again if too hot and that may be why it opened in the first place.most high heat ,long dry times are the house ducting.try this experiment.remove your dryer from the house ducting and dry a load[it wont hurt a thing]if not as hot,then get that ducting cleaned.if still hot then make sure the inner dryer air ways are clean.your blower is spinning fine[not broken on the shaft]and also check with ohm meter,or visually that your heating element is not shorted to ground[then it by passes the cycling thermostat.if all those things good and still getting high heat i may replace the cycling thermo.but as a repairman i did not have to do that very often.most of the time it was the other possibles. i hope this helps abit God bless ,tom
either you are pushing the dryer back to far and crushing the exhaust vent hose .your exhaust vent going outside is stopped up , or your low temp thermo will not let the dryer cycle and it is over heating.