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Dryer won't heat

The dryer will run fine, but will not heat and will not dry the clothes. It is only 15 months old

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  • pbargerrt May 29, 2010

    we already cleaned all the vents inside and outside the house, no help

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Check the exhaust vents for any build up of lint inside
A moister sensor detects this and will keep the heat off until it is cleaned thoroughly

Posted on May 29, 2010

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Thanks for using FixYa. The first thing that should be checked is the Thermal fuse which is mounted to the exhaust duct inside the back cover. If this fuse goes bad the dryer will not heat and you’ll have to replace it as it cannot be repaired. If this I fine then you’ll need to check the thermostat, igniter and coils. Also as its only 3 months old so it is recommended to use the warranty to avoid any further issues. Please do rate the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


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