Which dryer thermostat is bad?


Old 01-16-07, 10:13 AM
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Which dryer thermostat is bad?

I have a whirlpool cloths dryer (Model LER3624JQ0 ) and takes 3 cycles to dry the cloths. I have checked the vent and it is free and clear. On my parts drawing it shows to have 3 thermostats. One is a thermal cut-off (high limit thermostat), one is thermostat 250 degrees, and the other shows thermostat 150 degrees. Is there a way to check these to see if they are working?
The heating element comes on and stays on for about 2 minutes then turns off for about 5 minutes before coming back on and doing the same thing again.
Any suggestions will be GREATLY appreciated.
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You may also want to check the internal ductwork before proceeding as it may be clogged.

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