Question about Whirlpool Dryers
Trying to find the thermal fuse since sensor light remains on and dryer does not operate. Unable to get the front panel off though>
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Hi theres 2 things that can cause this #1 a dirty vent to the outside. #2 a dirty lint filer , Take the lint filter out & run hot water through it. If water wont flow through the screen, Its gummed up by Bounce sheet residue, Clean the filter . It should be ok
Posted on Jan 21, 2009
The thermal fuse is going to be located on the heating element housing. When you take off the front panel you will see your lint screen housing. You will need to remove that to get to the element housing. Once that's out of the way the thermal fuse should be right on top of the housing. It is small and has two small wires coming off of it. The wires should be different colors. Just don't get it mixed up with the thermostat. Just match it up with the new one that you have. It is held in place with two small screws. Let me know if you have any other questions or still can't find it, also let me know if this was helpful. Good luck and glad to help out.
Posted on Jan 22, 2009
have a problem with my cabrio dryer its powered on but when i push start the sense like comes on and does nother whats the problem
Posted on Oct 14, 2009
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E1 error code is a problem with the thermister sensor is is located behind the lower front panel..you do NOT have a thermal fuse concern because the unit will not run at all if its blown.MAKE SURE TO UNPLUG UNIT BEFORE REMOVING THE FRONT PANEL.. ps the thermistor is mounted on the blower housing and is kind of oval shaped ,the thermal fuse is about and inch long skinney and has 2 blue wires going to it hope thus helps Good luck
Posted on Aug 22, 2010
Testimonial: "Thank you so much for your advice. I'm going to purchase the thermal fuse as well, for the extra few bucks its well worth it. I'll keep you all posted"
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