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Dryer not heating up

I have a Whirlpool Imperial Series dryer model #LEN200PWO. It is not heating up. I've checked the outlet for voltage and it' s 240. I've checked continuity on the element and temp switches and anything else I could get my meter on in the back of the dryer. Any suggestions.

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  • vanhde Jan 26, 2008

    I found the problem. The heating element was open. I pulled it out and found a break in the wire. Thanks for your thoughts.

  • Anonymous Feb 18, 2008

    Where is the heating element found and what does it look like?

  • dixonkm Nov 13, 2008

    I have a Whirlpool Imperial Series dryer model #LEN200PWO. It is not heating up. Only had it for a litter over two years. You would think something new would last more than two years. Is this a problem with Whirlpool drier? I had an old Maytag that lasted for over twenty years. Buy something new it may last a years. What's wrong?



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Did you un hook 1 side of the wire from each componted you were checking to prevent getting a false reading and did you check the thermal limiter on the heater housing the tiny disc with two wires on it and do you have the tech sheet for the dryer

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