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i have a whirpool that i replaced the high limit thermostat and it still isn't drying like it use too

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Old 01-03-2008, 10:19 AM
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Model Number: lg6151xswo   Brand: Whirlpool   Age: 5 - 10 years   

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i have a whirpool that i replaced the high limit thermostat and it still isn't drying like it use too ? next to replacing the dryer where / what should i try next?


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Old 01-03-2008, 08:19 PM
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If it takes longer time to dry but there is warm inside the dryer then the problem is a clogged vent outside the dryer.

Disconnect the vent hose from the dryer and run a couple loads. If you see better time, then the vent has to be cleaned.

- Here are the break down diagrams for the Whirlpool dryer Model LG6151XSW0

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Old 01-04-2008, 04:37 AM
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gene thanks for the responce . i changed the dryer hose when i changed out the high temp sensor thing , any ideas if it might be another sensor ?
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It could be part #ap3116922 page 1 item 8. This part controls the heat in your dryer. Does your dryer get hot or does it just get warm? you could also have some trouble with your burner.
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There is a vent inside the wall and not only the vent hose.

This vent causing the air flow restriction more often.

That's why I recommended to disconnect the hose and run a couple of loads without the hose.

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thank you very much ! i promise not to tell my wifee where i figured out how to fix the dryer she really wanted a new one
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