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Whirlpool Dryer Does not dry

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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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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