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Whirlpool dryer ,LER8648PW0 Not getting hot enough!


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#1 Patch

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Posted 07 March 2012 - 09:53 PM

My dryer wasn't hot at all removed heating element and sure enough it was bad, replaced element now dryer is still not getting hot enough, its taking sometimes 3 or 4 cycles to dry a load...Any ideas where to look next?

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Posted 07 March 2012 - 11:43 PM

check & clean your Venting System

Dryer Vent

Vent should be rigid metal.
Short lengths of flexible metal may be OK, if not crimped when moving the Dryer into place.
NO plastic
NO PVC
NO screws
Foil Duct Tape is OK.
With an empty load, Timed Dry, High Heat, the vent temperature should cycle somewhere between 135F and 160F
Check / clean the Dryer Vent
Disconnect the Dryer Vent and check for good air-flow there and where it exits the house.
Check the Vent air temperature at the back of the Dryer.

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 06:36 AM

Remove the dryer exhausr vent and run one load on Time Dry at 50 minutes as a test. Then do what RegUS_PatOff instructed above.




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