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Whirlpool drier has no heat and won't shut off . . .

Both the heating element and timer appear to gone out at the same time. Are they somehow related? ( Attempting to dry clothes, the drier ran all night long, and in the morning was still running with no heat ). Can you recommend something.

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It was most likely caused by the timer not turning off and burning out the heating element or a temperature switch or tripping one side of the circuit breaker in the house. it really needs to be checked out by a professional. unless it is old then you might want to replace it.

  • best case scenario:
  • the breaker has tripped (turn it off then back on to find out)
  • the TIMER MOTOR is the only problem <$30
If the timer itself is bad then it will cost a lot more.

Posted on Jun 30, 2008

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