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Dryer too hot in back and top
thanks for the reply. the back gets hot enough that you cannot keep your hand on it for more than a second. It is hot on the heat shield but more so on the left side looking from the back. This is...
Dryer too hot in back and top
Just how hot should the back of the dryer get? I replaced both stats, checked the heating coil, cleaned everything and the back is still getting real hot.
Dryer too hot in back and top
Thanks for all the help. I am replacing both due the age of the dryer.

Let you know how it goes.
Dryer too hot in back and top
when i test the control stat, I have 0.000 on the end to end terminals and 1.0 on the top to bottom which according to the diagram is the heater contact you discribed. When I hear it click, I test...
Dryer too hot in back and top
Sorry about that. The heating elememt itself is not touching the case (which is screwed to the cabinet) When I disconnect the terminal, I get a reading of 11.7 ohms.

If the element is good and...
Dryer too hot in back and top
When checking the heating element, none are touching the case. The ohm reads 11.7 when disconnected so it seems the element is ok
Dryer too hot in back and top
I have digital which reads 1 when not touching. I got another high limit switch and they both open and read the same until they close so I assume they are good???

The heating element case does...
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