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Whirlpool Dryer Model # LE7680XSW1

Dryer will run for a few minutes ( 5 - 15) then shut down, it may or may not start back up, It is heating up. just won't run long enough to dry clothes, Vent is clean. Unit is approx. 18 years old and have had no problems until now. Dry's 3 to 6 loads a week. Help will be appreciated as wife is not happy with me. Thanks David

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  • smithdks Jul 30, 2008

    Yes, unfortunately went and brought a new dryer.
    Done this instead of putting money in the old one.

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David,

You have a pretty old dryer. Replacement is recommended because new dryers use less electricity and more than make up for the price with the savings on your electric bill.

However, if you still want to use this dryer, you will need to replace some internal switches. In order to guide you through that I recommend you use our premium service.

If you need to find a local repair service, please type your zip code into our repair service search engin located on our site.

Good luck,

CH

Posted on Jul 30, 2008

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