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Whirlpool Duet Dryer - Working but no heat

I've cleaned the lint traps, checked the circut breaker - Help!

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  • lhofacker Dec 17, 2007

    I just printed out your answer for my DH - thanks much!

  • Anonymous Jan 02, 2008

    dryer runs but no hot air the heating element has continuity now wheret are thermostat and moisture sencer and how do I check thankyou.

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2008

    everything seems to work but the heater

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  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2008

    Dryer will run for the whole cycle of 90 mins. and clothes are still wet. I took lint trap apart and blew it out lint with air. Please HELP.......... Dryers only 1 yr old (Whirlpool Duet)

  • Tommy Spacc Mar 18, 2008

    Cleaned out lint trap and checked Heating element. What should the resistance be across the elements? Where are the heater and operating thermostat located

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2008


  • FireFlyOjea Apr 12, 2008

    I have the GE Duet Gas dryer and it takes 3 hours to dry sheets, towels, jeans or anything. All lint traps are clean. Everything on dryer seems to work fine, but everything that comes out of the dryer is just warm and always damp.

  • GeorgeWW May 26, 2008

    Having the same problem on the heat is coming from the dryer...cleared the vent but still the same problem.

  • naron Jun 07, 2008

    Same problem. Purchased dryer one year ago. No heat. Blows cool air on all cycles. Checked all except the element at this time. Another thing: When dryer is turned off, but knob is turned to a setting, there is a strange quiet clicking sound coming from the back of the dryer. Clicks in all settings except the automatic dry...when the dryer is not running.

  • santababy50 Jun 12, 2008

    I have notice black stains (soot) on my whites when I dry my clothes. I have clean the lent basket. I also notice that the area next to the light bulb(looks like cover with tiny holes) is black.

    Whirlpool GEW9250 Electric Dryer

  • Anonymous Jul 07, 2008

    Works but no heat

  • Anonymous Aug 10, 2008

    dryer working but ther is no heat,lent trap clean

  • mbauscher Aug 25, 2008

    how do you get the control lock off

  • jrandle Aug 27, 2008

    whirlpool duet dryer, lights up, drum turns, everything looks normal, but no heat, no drying

  • joewhtlck Sep 03, 2008

    eveything works but no heat?

  • ulmschn Nov 07, 2008

    Everything looks like it's working, just no heat comes out.

  • theresek Jan 11, 2009

    I had 4 service calls and 4 new parts put in my dryer but it still wouldn't heat up. I finally got a replacement dryer installed last Thursday. When we tried to dry clothes on Friday, the brand new replacement dryer wouldn't heat up.Service people coming back on Monday.

  • the4huskies Jan 23, 2009

    Everyhting is working except it is not heating up. I cleaned out lint traps and vents but it still will not heat up. We do have 220 for the dryer too.

  • Anonymous Jan 28, 2009

    I have whirlpool dryer too .. was working fine and hardly 2 months old. It is working apart from cool air and no hot air... anyone knows what to do???

  • petemburd Mar 05, 2009

    have the same problem as everyone else you would think that so many people haveing same problem the would repair the unit for free since it cost so much

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2009

    works but takes too long to dry clothes

  • jakers143 Mar 25, 2009

    my dryer does not heat up during any of the cycles. I have cleaned the trap and i have 220 going to it. What can i do to fix this problem?

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2009

    My duet dryer also has no heat it runs great and has heat for a few min. replaced control board but does the same thing. Debbie

  • mama mzungu Apr 06, 2009

    I just want to say that we have the same whirlpool duet dryer problems that are mentioned by all.  We have had at least 9 visits since September.  We have had our Vent people check the vents, clean the vents, recheck the vents x3.  The repair people have replaced the mother board, replaced the fuse, thermostat, thermister on each visit.  We have had the plug moved to be closer to the dryer. We have spent the cost of the dryer on the Vent checks and plug movement, yet the dryer continues to break and no one declares it a lemon.  Are all the duet dryers lemons? It is making me crazy

  • Anonymous Apr 13, 2009

    how do you get the control lock off? my dryer will not start and the control lock is on. what does this mean?

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  • tcedotal May 08, 2009

    Dryer runs but will not heat up?

  • rgirlsmaxpik
    rgirlsmaxpik Oct 05, 2012

    how to fix problem when dryer says control lock



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I need help fixing my 5 year old dryer. whirlpool duet model GEW9200LW1. I have replaced the thermistor. I tested (with an ohm meter) the heating coil, thermal fuse, high limit thermostat, & heating element and they were all fine. I replaced the electronic control assembly and the user interface. THE DRYER STILL WONT HEAT.
Then it occurred to me that the sensor may not allow the dryer to heat if its not sensing wet. Could this be true? Have I been trouble shooting this wrong?
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  • Bill Dozier Dec 17, 2007

    your welcome I hope this helps you

  • ssimon441 Jan 14, 2011

    These dryers and washers are a piece of **** and we should have a class action lawsuit against them! How do we start one?


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Check out the site called "repairclinic" dot com and enter your dryer's make and model. The site covers most of the problems one will find with their dryer as well as other appliances. 99% of the time, your problem will be with the THERMAL FUSE. It allows the drum to turn but won't ignite the gas. Located near the lint removal tunnel at the back of the machine, replace it for about $15 and see what happens! Gas dryers only have a few parts that can be the culprit.

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    Bob Tusky Feb 01, 2015

    Its beren stated this is an ELECTRIC dryer, so gas dryer suggestions won't help.


It has control locked on it and it want go off. Hoe do you get it off

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