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renegade_7 04-08-2012 06:20 PM

Dryer will not cool down
 
At the end of the cycle, it just stays hot; what do I need to replace. I have the schematic.

denman 04-09-2012 08:06 AM

I cannot find a P00 are you sure it is not a PQ0.
The following is for a PQ0

Replacement parts for Whirlpool LER5636PQ0 29"ELECTRIC DRYER | AppliancePartsPros.com

See the attachment for the tech sheet. It includes a timing diagram.

Could be a couple things
Place timer at the ends of a cycle when cool down should happen.
Unplug the unit. Check the timer contacts BK/R.
They should be infinite ohms (open).
Be sure to disconnect the wires to one of the connectors when checking it. This prevents you from reading an alternate/parallel circuit path.

If OK
Remove both wire from the heating coil.
Check it with the meter, should be 8 to 12 ohms.
Then measure from each heating coil connector to a bare spot on the frame. Both should be infinite ohms.
If not then the element is grounded and always on.

renegade_7 04-09-2012 08:08 PM

Denman, you are right, it is PQ0. Thanks for the reply. I will check these things and get back to you. Perhaps by Saturday. I appreciate you taking the time to reply to my question. Bernie

renegade_7 04-09-2012 08:10 PM

Thanks Denman
 
I will check on these things Saturday and get back to you. Thanks for taking the time to reply. Bernie

ddavis263 04-10-2012 08:08 AM

just had a dryer do the same thing to me. I replaced the heating coil and it solved the problem. Guess there was a short somwhere

renegade_7 05-08-2012 03:14 PM

Thanks guys, for the help. I changed the heating coil, which was broken. Works very well now. Great site, and thanks...


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