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Whirlpool condenser dryer turns on then after a few mins turns off very hot inside clothes not dry

Cleaned out all filters and condenser but still does it

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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There must be one or two circuit breakers, usually at the back of the dryer, check them out.

If this does not fix the problem, then possible faults are the thermistor or the heating element.

Most likely you will need to have the heating element replaced.

If you decide to call a technician you can use the phone number listed on the owner manual.

You can find parts and diagrams here.

See also this website, the also sell parts and have some schematic: What is wrong with your Dryer?

Posted on Nov 05, 2008

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SOURCE: i run the gas dryer,i smell gas...turn off dryer,no smell.....

mostly that after burn,,check vent and vent exhaust reall good,,exhaust coming back in home..

Posted on Dec 26, 2008

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SOURCE: my whirlpool duet gas dryer (model ggw9200lw1) is taking too long

There is a rare chance that the gas supply is clogged. Dealing with gas pipes is dangerous business, don't fool with it unless you are experienced with plumbing. After checking a gas pipe, do a bubble check for leaks with dish soap from a sponge or sprayer. There are small filters and traps placed here and there in the plumbing of some units. They are similar to the ones on a washing machine hose, but smaller.

Posted on Jan 10, 2009

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I doubt it is your motor that is causing the problem. It's always nice when someone says that it is the most expensive part to fix and that is the only solution. It's an electric dryer and there are tons of things that could be causing the issue for you. It sounds like the problem is probably the thermostat. What this does is shuts off the dryer if the heat is getting to high in the dryer. It is a safety feature to prevent it from catching on fire. It is a easy and cheap fix. The thermostat is located usually somewhere near the heating element housing and only costs around 20 dollars at any appliance repair shop. There is a wire diagram located behind the backing of your control panel. Just remove the few screws and take off the housing. It will help you locate the thermostat. If the motor was the problem your dryer wouldn't shut off the way it is. The thermostat is just shutting it down for safety and that is why you need to keep unplugging it to reset it. Change it out and it should work just fine for you. If you have any other questions let me know and good luck to you.

Posted on Jan 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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