Dryer not making enough heat

ApplianceWhirlpool Dryer


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver

Zachary From Dallas, GA

Feb 25, 2013

I took the back panel off, after moving the unit away from the wall, and disconnecting the vent hose. I replaced the cycling thermostat, and high limit switch, and for good measure, I replaced the heating element as well. The diagnostic tips on the PartSelect website were very helpful. I cleaned all the accumulated lint out of the unit while it was apart, then reassembled it. The dryer is working just fine now!

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Cycling Thermostat

Part Number: PS344510

In Stock

High Limit Thermostat

Part Number: PS351925

In Stock