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Gas Dryer Heat wont stay on.

I have a Whirlpool Cabrio WGD6400SW0. The heat will only stay on for about 10 minutes when the dryer is cold. Then I cannot get the heat to come on at all. It just makes a grinding noise like it is trying to light but then stop and then no heat after that. Before this happened, the dryer was heating too hot and I had to dry on extra low on timed heat.

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Must be something in the blower section. You need to get into the dryer and clean it up. Air restrictions cause overheat condition. When the temp gets so high the limits shut it down. Lots of videos on you tube that show how to get into. You can google gas dryer dan webster or roper dryer no heat dan webster and I have some videos posted how to get into these.

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Posted on Jan 15, 2014

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: dryer does not release any heat

Is yours the gas model? If so I need you to look for some things. Open back door panel and see if while trying to light the igniter is glowing orange. Sea Breeze

Posted on May 22, 2009

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SOURCE: Gas dryer gets hot for a few minutes then goes cold.

Sounds like you need to replace the coils on the gas valve. Just make sure your venting is clear 1st. If it is, the coils are easy to replace. Remove the front panel and the coils are on the bottom right hand side. Two screws and the bracket for both comes off. One has two terminals and the other has three. Real easy once you get into the dryer.

Posted on Jun 19, 2009

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SOURCE: Gas dryer not maintaining heat. 70 Series Kenmore/Whirlpool 76722

Fuse is ok . Problem is the soils on the burner valve . If the dryer heats when started , the electricity goes thru the coils to open the valve . Once the coils get warm , 1 will open (short) until it cools back down . The coils can be replaced just by removing the front panel . Only 2 screws hold the coils in place . No turning off gas , dissasembling dryer .

Posted on Jul 19, 2009

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SOURCE: my whirlpool cabrio electric dryer makes grinding noise

could be a bearing gone

Posted on Mar 27, 2010

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Cabrio - How do I tell if my heating

If you are comfortable useing a volt meter and a ohm meter I can walk you throught the steps otherwise you need to call a repairman, If you are not getting any heat and the tumbler is turning it is possible the element is bad again only a test meter can tell for sure or you can take the dryer apart and look at the element to see if it is broken make sure the power is turned off at the breaker first also unplug the dryer.

Posted on Apr 17, 2010

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