Question about Whirlpool Dryers
Lack of airflow can cause the unit to overheat and shutdown. Check all the vent pipes for obstruction. IT could also be the high limit or the thermostat that is bad.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Whirlpool Gas Dryer Model #
Hi and welcome to FixYa. I am Kelly.
Your power for the burner assy goes on a series circuit from the timer to the high-limit thermostat to the operating thermostat to the thermal fuse to the gas burner assy, thru the motor centrifugal switch to the door switch. EACH of these must be functioning for the burner to light.
This manual will help with some of the how to do it as far as component access, removal and replacement of parts.
Also this link has loads of information on what to check.
The 3 most common failures are
High Limit Thermostat
Compnents : http://fixitnow.com/appliantology/gasdryer.htm
Note the LINKS!
Here is a 9 min video that pretty much covers everything you need to check: http://www.howcast.com/videos/371390-How-To-Troubleshoot-a-Gas-Dryer-That-Wont-Heat
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Posted on Aug 20, 2010
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If you are having problems with your gas dryer not heating the most common problem is that the ignitor goes bad. Even though it glows sometimes it is still not working properly.
if you dryer is gas check out this gas no heat tip....
If you have an electric dryer, you can have many different things that can go wrong causing the dryer not to heat.
check out this electric no heat tip...
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