Not Heating Whirlpool
29 Inch Gas Dryer




Learn How To Fix A Not Heating Whirlpool 29 Inch Gas Dryer 



If your problem is a not heating Whirlpool 29 inch gas dryer. You will need to check the following parts until you find out the part that needs to be replace to fix the dryer.

Here I am going to give you a brief description of the parts you need to check, and below you will have the links to the pages with the videos that will show you how the repair is done.

A not drying Whirlpool 29 inch gas dryer could be cause by any of the following parts and you need to check them one by one until you find out which one is causing the problem.





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If your problem is a not heating Whirlpool 29 inch gas dryer. You will need to check the following parts until you find out the part that needs to be replace to fix the dryer.

Here I am going to give you a brief description of the parts you need to check, and below you will have the links to the pages with the videos that will show you how the repair is done.

A not drying Whirlpool 29 inch gas dryer could be cause by any of the following parts and you need to check them one by one until you find out which one is causing the problem.

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The Thermal Fuse

The thermal fuse is use to open the circuit to the motor if it gets too hot. Once this fuse is blown the dryer will run ok, but it will not heat at all. It is checked and replace in the same manner as the one used in an electric dryer.

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The Igniter

The igniter is used to ignite the gas once the gas valve starts to release the gas. Once the gas is ignited, the igniter is turned off by the flame sensor and it stays off until is needed again to ignite the gas.

A bad igniter could be the cause of a not heating Whirlpool 29 inch gas dryer.

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The Flame Sensor

The flame sensor is a switch use to turn on and off the igniter as needed. This switch is controlled by heat. When the timer calls for heat the igniter starts to get hot until is red hot. The heat from the igniter close the flame sensor and the gas valve opens to release the gas. When the gas reach the still red hot igniter it get ignited to start the dryer starts drying the clothes.

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Gas Valve Coils

These coils are on top of the gas valve and are used to open and close the gas valve as needed. If one of the coils fails, the gas valve will not open to released the gas.

A bad coil could be the cause of a not heating Whirlpool 29 inch gas dryer.

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Gas Valve Assembly 

The gas valve is used to control the pressure of the gas entering the dryer. It has a regulator to control the pressure of the gas coming from the main gas line from the gas supplier.




Cycling / Operating Thermostat

A bad cycling thermostat could be the reason why your Whirlpool 29 inch gas dryer is not drying the clothes properly or not drying at all.

This thermostat is used to control the temperature inside of the tumbler. It is rated at 155 degrees Fahrenheit plus or minus 20 degrees.

This thermostat could be working ok eclectically, but not opening and closing at the proper temperature. If your dryer is not heating at all, you will need a multimeter to check for continuity in the thermostat. 

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Hi-Limit Thermostat

This thermostat is used to open the heater circuit if the thermal cutoff fails to blow and open the circuit.

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The Timer

Bad timer contacts could be the reason why is the dryer is not producing heat. With time and usage the contacts will burn out and won't be able to close the circuit for the dryer to heat up. 

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Motor Centrifugal Switch

The motor could run ok to turn the dryer tumbler around, but if the centrifugal switch doesn't connect the M1 and M2 red wires, the dryer will not heat at all.

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You will need to make sure to watch the videos a few times until you know how to fix a not heating Whirlpool 29 inch gas dryer. Never assume that a part is bad without checking it and make sure it is bad before replacing it.

Another thing that you need to do is to learn how to check, remove and install the parts before starting to buy replacement parts.

Make sure that the company that you buy parts from give you a good return guarantee in case that you may need to return any parts.

WE recommend  Repair Clinic  for their 365 days return guarantee

Also take the purchase slip and the old part and put them in the box of the new part so in case you need to return any parts you will know where the box and the slip are.

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