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Dryer not heating

The dryer is still going through its cycles but it is not heating. The clothes come out damp but not warm at all.

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  • mr5723m Apr 21, 2008

    LG dryer (DLE2532W) not heating,. How do you determine if the failure to heat is caused by the heater, the control unit or a tripped thermal limiter?

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Skjessie the first thing I always advise is to turn the breakers off then back on. Electric dryers use 240 volts for the heating element only. The motor is 120 volts. If the dryer still isn't heating, then you may have a bad heater, tripped thermal limiter, or bad control unit.

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You have checked a lot already ... thanks for the comlete story. Often the questions here hurt for detail.

Are your clothes getting hot?

Two reasons for not getting dry ...

No heat

No air.

You need warm air (heat and air) going through your drier to achieve dryness.

Sounds like you have no heat. Are you properly setup on the control panel (you selected heat)? You have physically inspected the entire exhaust sustem including the outside vent, hose and lint trap - absolutely clear ...

check the heat my friend

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