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Dryer not heating

I have a Whirlpool LER4634PQ Electric Dryer, it runs but will not heat. What could be the problem?

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  • Anonymous Dec 21, 2007

    where is the heating element located on this dryer?

  • Anonymous Aug 15, 2008

    My dryer will not heat up, but it will run. The knob that you trun to set the dryer willnot move either. It is the knob not working or something eles.



    Thanks in advance,

    Tyana

  • kcandnola Dec 04, 2008

    My dryer is running, with heat, not drying. I have checked the vent in the back (the one that goes outside) and it is not clogged. I recently washed and dryed a blanket with much lint. I dont have any lint on the pull out part and I cant see any inside the unit. Is there some way to clean the chute? Thank you

  • techjon33 Jan 20, 2009

    I have the same problem, I took off the back panel and would like to know which one to replace for the heater element. I know that its is a thermister or a heater resister but not sure which one would one to replace to bring back the heat in my dyer, can anyone helpme?

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Either the vent is plugged and the moisture is not escaping, or the element is no good. the failure mode for a dryer heating element is to open circuit.

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My whirlpool dryer LER4634PQ0Runs but doesnt heat up?


It could be a number of things, but i would start with these first:
THERMAL FUSE.
The thermal fuse is designed to prevent the dryer from overheating. Once a dryer's thermal fuse has blown, it is no longer of any use. If your dryer's fuse is blown, you will have to replace it. Open up your dryer's cabinet and locate its thermal fuse so that you can test it.

There are also a couple of 'thermostats' that could be the problem:
The 'high limit thermostat' is a safety device mounted on the heating chamber and is designed to prevent the dryer from overheating when the exhaust vent is restricted. A restricted vent will cause the high limit thermostat to trip or activate, interrupting the circuit to the heating element or gas valve. The high limit thermostat is not designed to activate repeatedly like a cycling thermostat and will eventually fail causing a no heat symptom. Disconnect the power to the dryer and check the thermostat for continuity with a multi-meter. If there is no continuity then it will need to be replaced and the restricted vent system corrected as well.
OR:
Cycling thermostats control the temperature inside the dryer drum. They are designed to "cycle" the heating element on and off to maintain the correct amount of heat. Cycling thermostats are normally located on the blower housing or elsewhere in the internal airflow ducting. Over time, the cycling thermostat can become defective. Disconnect the power to the dryer and check the thermostat for continuity with a multi-meter.
I hope this helps you fix the problem.

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MY DRYER WON'T HEAT.


This is usually caused by a blown thermal cut-off which blows and cuts power to the heating element due to the failure of the high limit-thermostat to cycle off and regulate the heating element temperature. Check the dryer for clogged lint screen and/or restricted vent system then replace both thermostats when either of them has failed. Both are located on the blower housing.

Click on the links below for the detailed troubleshooting of this dryer problem. Just follow the instructions that are applicable to your dryer since you did not specify the dryer's exact model number.

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If you have an electric dryer, you can have many different things that can go wrong causing the dryer not to heat.

check out this electric no heat tip...


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I have a whirpool dryer model ler4634pq. I will not heat. I had the heating element and replaced the theromstats on the element but it still does heat. I had the switch checked. I checked to make sure hose...




Hi,

If you are having problems with your gas dryer not heating the most common problem is that the ignitor goes bad. Even though it glows sometimes it is still not working properly.



if you dryer is gas check out this gas no heat tip....



If you have an electric dryer, you can have many different things that can go wrong causing the dryer not to heat.



check out this electric no heat tip...


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