Dryer shuts off on any cycle except "air only"

ApplianceWhirlpool Dryer


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Socket set

Ronald From Louisville, KY

Sep 02, 2011

25 out of 155 people found this instruction helpful

I read in the forums that thermistor replacement fixed this issue 56% of the time. I replaced the thermistor and then ran three loads of clothes through a one-hour dring cycle at the highest temperature and the dryer did not shut off.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Internal-Bias Thermistor

Part Number: PS993287

In Stock

Electronic Control Board

Part Number: PS1957100

In Stock