clothes not drying very well to not at all

ApplianceWhirlpool Dryer


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Robert From San Pablo, CA

May 12, 2013

I first examined the electrical diagram that came on the inside of the rear panel to determine where to check for loss voltage since this problem had all the tale,tale signs of a device not receiving power to turn on so I began at one end of the circuit and using my Fluke meter on the AC scale along with the electrical diagram found the thermal fuse opened.At that time I went to your site to see if I could buy this part and found you had it plus more so even though the thermo switch tested good I felt the need to replace it along with the thermo fuse as a set. I'm an electronic tech for a different type of machines but this was still just an electrical problem like the machines I work on daily.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Cycling Thermostat

Part Number: PS344510

In Stock

Thermal Fuse

Part Number: PS345113

In Stock