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I have a Whirlpool Cabrio Gas Dryer, Model WGD6400SW0, I have changed the thermal fuse and the igniter, after changing but the on first run everything works, on next run no heat?

What's next? Also what will stop rollers from squealing and whining??

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It may be the heating element leave door open and put a screw driver in where the door switch is and then turn on and you should see a glow where the heat comes out ; if no glow replace the element

Posted on Sep 07, 2017

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SOURCE: Inglis gas dryer heat loss

It sounds like you have an intermittent gas valve. The ignitor is calling for heat however the gas valve doesnt want to open.

Make sure you turn off the gas and unplug before replacing.

Check for leaks after you reassemble.



Posted on Aug 22, 2008

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SOURCE: location of thermal fuse on whirlpool estate gas dryer

if this is a gas dryer and the ignitor is working the thermal fuse is fine.need more info .dose the valve coils make any clicking noisecheck with ohm meter to see if coils open/also is gas on

Posted on Dec 31, 2008

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SOURCE: Gas Dryer quit heating today

Just click below;

If your dryer doesn't heat, check these:

Igniter
Gas valve coils
Thermal fuse

Hope it may help you;

Regards;
VOTIT

Posted on Jan 28, 2009

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SOURCE: Whirlpool cabrio gas dryer does not turn gas on to

first change the ignightor if its a glow plug

Posted on Jul 01, 2010

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Cabrio model WED6200SW1 clothes dryer

There are two thermistors (thermal sensors) in this dryer; one is the outlet thermistor located on the blower housing and the other is the inlet thermistor located on the heating element housing as an integral part of the high-limit thermostat.
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These thermistors are negative coefficient type and monitors the dryer temperature on their locations according to their resistance which varies inversely with the temperature. The resistance drops as the temperature rises and rises as temperature drops.

One or both of the thermistors has an open connection or high resistance which makes the electronic control board thinks that the dryer temperature is low no matter how high it is. The electronic control board then doesn't cycle the heater relay and continue to turn on the heating element. The dryer temperature continues to rise and this blows the thermal fuse.

Make sure the thermistors are connected snugly. Remember that loose or open connection means high (infinite) resistance which makes the electronic control thinks of low dryer temperature. Measure the resistance of each thermistor then refer to the tables below. Replace the thermistor if the resistance reading doesn't comply with the table.
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Let us know if you need further advice. Please accept the solution should you find it helpful and informative. Accepting the solution will not stop you from communicating with the expert. You can still communicate with the expert should you need further advice regarding the issue stated herein.

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