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IT RUNS BUT DOESNT HEAT

I have a whirlpool LGR6620PQ0 IT WONT HEAT ' WHAT IS THE PROBLEM

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  • Anonymous Jul 23, 2008

    I have a Whirlpool gas dryer model #LGR 6620PQ0. I put it on automatic dry at night and it was still running the next morning but now there is no heat. It is only 2 years old.

  • Belgaron Oct 02, 2008

    I checked and even bypassed the sensors.........heat is intermittent. possible burner/sensor problem?

  • khorn Feb 04, 2009

    Same problem. Put it on auto dry and found it still running three hours later. Runs fine, it just doesn't heat up. Also only two years old.

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I replace the Fuse, Thermal (Part # 3392519) and now works perfect!

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It's either a heating element or thermostat gone bad. This link will help you locate what to look for. http://www.partadvantage.com/store/categories/wp/LGR6620PQ0

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