20 Most Recent Whirlpool LER4634J Electric Dryer Questions & Answers

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The dryer is causing the breaker to trip

The vents are most likely stoped up . All the lint & anything around the fan all the way to the outside vent needs cleaned . I have found a lot of things in front of the fan nails coins & whatever that were in clothes pockets sometimes the lint or other things won't let the fan turn & the breaker or thermal fuse to blow. Hope this helps
9/24/2021 2:25:16 AM • Whirlpool... • Answered on Sep 24, 2021
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Whirlpool Senseon dryer stuck on one heat cycle

I found a work around that works for me. Press and hold wich cycle you would like, while still holding the button down choose which options you want such as time or heat ect. While still holding the button down press srart.
8/8/2021 12:38:59 AM • Whirlpool... • Answered on Aug 08, 2021
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LER4634JQ0 was overheating and shutting

Remove the back panel. Check the thermal cutoff it is on the top heating element cover. You can check it with an ohm meter. If it is bad replace it 309 degrees and the hi-limit thermostat (250 degrees) you can get a kit that has both in it. If the hi limit is bad it will blow the cutoff. If it starts after replacing them check all thermostats & remove the blower cover and clean any lint or junk from around the fan. Check the fan it may be broken or stripped Clean any lint you see anywhere lint or junk will not let the heat get out the vent.You may find pencils nails or anything keeping the blower from turning.Be absolutley sure the vent is clean all the way out of the house. Hope this will help you good luck.
8/15/2018 3:40:02 AM • Whirlpool... • Answered on Aug 15, 2018
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My dryer does not heat. Fuse, thermostats, heat

dryer_heating-element.jpg Heating Element

It is possible that your dryer isn't heating because its heating element is defective. Heating elements are irrepairable. If yours has ceased to function properly, you will have to replace it. Open your dryer's cabinet and locate the heating element so that you can test it.
dryer_thermal-fuse.jpg Thermal Fuse

Another possible cause for a dryer not heating up could be attributed to a faulty thermal fuse. Once a dryer's thermal fuse has blown, it is no longer of any use. If your dryer's fuse is blown, you will have to replace it. Open up your dryer's cabinet and locate its thermal fuse so that you can test it.
dryer_thermostat.jpg Thermostat

If any of your dryer's thermostats have become defective, they could be the reason that your dryer is not heating. Open up your dryer's cabinet and test each of your dryer's thermostats. If any are faulty, replace them.
dryer_timer.jpg Timer motor

A defective timer motor could also cause your dryer to not heat up. Test your dryer's timer motor. If it is no longer functioning as it should, replace either the entire motor assembly, or just its motor.







11/22/2017 1:21:33 AM • Whirlpool... • Answered on Nov 22, 2017
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Access to blower fan on whirlpool dryer?

if you have the back off you have to remove the air duct to get at the blower wheel,there are some screws that hold it on.go here and look at dryer bulkhead and it will show you a picture,you have to spin the blower wheel off of the motor shaft,if you look at the blower wheel it will show you what way to turn it to get it off. http://www.searspartsdirect.com/model-number/11088732793/0582/0152000.html?searchType=modelSearch&q=110.887322793&searchTerm=110.887322793
9/15/2017 10:01:49 PM • Whirlpool... • Answered on Sep 15, 2017
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Dryer dries clothers but the vent screen doesn't catch lint and it takes forever to dry a regular load. It just blows the lint out the vent tube.

Their is a connection that might be off and the only way to see it is to tilt it over
9/7/2017 7:52:27 PM • Whirlpool... • Answered on Sep 07, 2017
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Dryer cuts off after 10 minutes

Agree with you. Make sure the lint collector is clean and ditto for the vent. If it goes up to roof have to check it there also to make sure there are no obstructions whatsoever in vent line. Unit is turning off because it is overheating. If lint collector and vent is squeaky clean and unit blows out like crazy then the temp switch is opening up prematurely and might need replacement or jumping - your call. If you want to check for part go here Search Over 2 1 Million Appliance Parts
9/6/2017 9:34:16 PM • Whirlpool... • Answered on Sep 06, 2017
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Dryer shutting off too early. Faint smell of something burning?

Check the vent for clogging condition that will turn off unit and cause it to overheat. If vent goes up to roof check up there also - that is where mine was clogged with a sort of paper mache clog!!!!!
9/2/2017 4:22:13 PM • Whirlpool... • Answered on Sep 02, 2017
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My Dryer runs, and produces heat. Timer cycles, at

YEAH... 2 choices... clean the vent tube or disconnect the vent tube and open all the doors & windows Carnac the Magnificent
3/10/2017 7:10:44 AM • Whirlpool... • Answered on Mar 10, 2017
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Whirlpool Dryer not heating

This can be due to malfunctioning of any of these 4 devices..
1)Heating element
2)Thermal fuse
3)Thermostat
4)Timer motor
For more info and troubleshooting checkout this link..
http://www.partselect.com/dryer+dryer-wont-heat+repair.htm
11/27/2016 6:04:05 AM • Whirlpool... • Answered on Nov 27, 2016
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Whirlpool Senseon dryer control panel won't work

Could you please explain the problem in depth for me? Not sure what you mean by the control panel not working. Is it getting power? Do you have lights on inside the dryer (if it is equipped with it)?
9/25/2016 11:40:04 PM • Whirlpool... • Answered on Sep 25, 2016
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The dryer is heating on air fluff.

Good Afternoon,
Is this dryer Electric or Gas?
2/29/2016 10:42:18 PM • Whirlpool... • Answered on Feb 29, 2016
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How to remove the motor from the fan.

It unscrews. With that being said most times it is on so tightly that you have to break it off. Squeak noise is most likely the rollers or the idler arm.
2/6/2016 11:04:43 PM • Whirlpool... • Answered on Feb 06, 2016
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Whirlpool electric dryer will not start when start knob is pushed

First check beaker flip it off than back on next check the door switch if tab missing or loose it should spring back when pressed next the dryer may have over heated the thermal fuse may have blown
11/3/2015 12:18:45 PM • Whirlpool... • Answered on Nov 03, 2015
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How many watts is my electric dryer?

9/6/2015 4:03:59 PM • Whirlpool... • Answered on Sep 06, 2015
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HI ..I NEED TO KNOW WHAT IS THE POWER IN KILOWATT

Part number is 279838

Wattage is 5400 Watts
9/6/2015 3:58:24 PM • Whirlpool... • Answered on Sep 06, 2015
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Whirlpool LER 5436 tumble drier- loud buzz

When start button is pushed there is a buzzing noise but dryer will not start.
3/1/2015 3:00:53 AM • Whirlpool... • Answered on Mar 01, 2015
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Whirlpool dryer makes a buzzing sound whey start button is pushed. sometimes it will turn on for a few seconds but most of the time it just buzzes.

The buzzing is probably the relay trying to start the motor. See if the motor has a capacitor, have it checked. If the motor is all clogged with lint, the start/run switch can get blocked. Clean out all that lint with a vacuum cleaner. Check the tub bearing, and make sure the drum spins freely.
3/1/2015 2:50:38 AM • Whirlpool... • Answered on Mar 01, 2015
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When hitting start button, it

it is either the door switch or start switch, this website will show you how to test both, Good Luck Tim:

http://www.partselect.com/dryer+dryer-wont-start+repair.htm
3/1/2015 2:43:58 AM • Whirlpool... • Answered on Mar 01, 2015
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