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Whirlpool dryer model wed5300sq0

Dryer is not heating, this happened before and the vent hose was kinked, is there a safety button. We made sure the hose is unkinked and no lent. Still will not heat. Help!

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    dryer was running, model WED5300SQ, and then stopped. Would not restart. Did not trip circuit.



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My dryer heats but it takes more then 3 x to get the clothes completely dried. Why does it take triple the time to dry my clothes now.

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If your dryer runs, but does not heat, here's a helpful link you can use that will assist you in determining the cause.

Sometimes it take more than just unkinking the dryer hose and cleaning the lint trap. If you haven't cleaned the dryer ducting in a while, you may have a clog causing the dryer to overheat. If the dryer overheated, more than likely you have a blown thermal cut-out. The heating element may have also been damaged. Read through the link I provided and let me know if you require further assistance, or have any questions. I hope this helps you.

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I have the same dryer and recently ran into the same problem. The timer went out first and caused the dryer to run all night long, (easy fix 53.00) once replaced tried dryer again and no heat, when it ran all night it over heated and burned out the coil, i just ordered one online for 47.30. 2 screws and 2 easy connect wires are that hold it in. you can test with a multimeter or take it out and look for seperation between the coils.

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