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Re: getting no heat in my whirlpool gold ultimate care 2...
It sounds like you blew a Thermal fuse on the heating element open the back unplug and on the right side you will see towards the top of the heating element 2 red wires check with a metter to see if good also pull the wires off the element at the bottom to check it let me know
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First verify you have 220 volts of power at the terminal block on the rear of the dryer. If power is OK use your volt meter set for continuity and check the door switch. With the door closed it should get a reading. Finally,remove the rear panel from the dryer and check the thermal fuse located on the left of the main exhaust duct. It is about 1 and 1/2 inches long by 1/2 inch wide and white in color. Remove the 2 wires and check for continuity with the meter. No continuity is a bad fuse. It is replaceable,not re-settable.
I'm not sure of the model number of the stove but usually slide a putty knife under the control panel between the bottom of the control and the top of the base. There is a clip on each side then the panel will tilt back and you can take it off. After that there are 2 gold clips that hold the back on to the base. Remove them by snapping then out of the base. The the whole thing is loose and the base (where the lid and sides are. Comes out as 1 big piece. If you get the model number from under the lid, you can go to http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/index.action?intcmp=xsite_Sears and it will show you a breakdown of the machine. Let me know if you need anything else.
i am sending you all the possibilities for your problem, check either of these causes ----and than let me know if it is solved----
Power from the house Check to see whether there's power getting to the dryer. Is it plugged in? Check for blown fuses or tripped circuit breakers--your dryer uses two fuses or circuit breakers. The dryer could tumble but not heat if only one of the two fuses is blown. If you have circuit breakers, one of the two circuit breakers can trip, even if the two for the dryer are connected.
Heating element Often a dryer heating element burns out, but doesn't trip the circuit breaker or blow a fuse. The heating element is simply a long coil of special wire. You can check it for continuity with an ohm meter. No continuity means the element is bad and you need to replace it--electric heating elements aren't repairable.
Thermal fuse On many dryers, there's a thermal fuse mounted to the exhaust duct inside the back cover panel. The fuse--which is about an inch long--is usually embedded in black resin and mounted in a white plastic housing. If the fuse has blown, you need to replace it. (You can't re-set it.)
Wiring A common problem is for the main wiring connection from the house, at the dryer, to burn and break its connection. Because the dryer can still tumble with partial power, the connection may be only partially defective. You may need to replace both the power cord to the dryer and the terminal block inside the dryer that the wire is attached to.