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Whirlpool dryer: blows but will not heat

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    I have the same problem I got it cleans professionally and I clean the lint every time I start it. It is gas dryer and takes too long to dry or many cycles to dry most of the time.

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My dryer was blowing cold air but wouldn't heat up. I first UNPLUGGED the dryer and checked all sources of lint clogging(ie.filter, duct work, and lint shoot inside the back panel of the dryer itself). Finding those clear of debris, I then used a continuity/OHM tester to check all of the fuses/thermal limiters. Finally, after the fuses/thermal limiters turned out to be free of defects, I pulled off the heating coil. That is what turned out to be the problem. I replaced it and my dryer works fine.

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If your dryer runs, but does not heat, click on the following link for some detailed advice on how to diagnose and determine the cause.

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Most dryer heat problems are associated with clogged, or improperly installed ducting. It's much easier to rule out the external causes before inspecting the dryer interior. I hope you find this information helpful. If you need further assistance, please post back and let me know.

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