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Whirlpool Dryer is Too Hot

WED8300SW1

The 5 most common part(s) or condition(s) which contribute to the symptom Dryer is too hot are listed below. Check or test each item and watch any available videos. If you are still unable to solve the problem you may need to do additional research and troubleshooting. Remember, with our 365 Days. Period.® return policy you can return any part for any reason. So, go ahead and buy it to try it. No other parts retailer offers this unconditional return policy.

For the symptom you selected, these are the most common parts or causes, ordered by the likelihood of fixing the symptom.

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Heating Element Assembly - Part # 1180054 Mfg Part # 8544771

Heating Element Assembly

RepairClinic Item # 1180054

A defective heating element assembly can make a dryer too hot. If the element partially shorts out, it can produce heat all the time, regardless of whether the dryer is calling for heat. Remove the heating element assembly to inspect it. The coils should not be touching each other or anything else.

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$80.25

Other Causes and Conditions

Air Flow Problem

Dryers need good ventilation to work properly. If the vent is clogged it can make the dryer too hot. Clean all of the vent tubing thoroughly.

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Felt Seal - Part # 525396 Mfg Part # 3387242

Felt Seal

RepairClinic Item # 525396

Most dryers have a felt seal at the front and rear of the drum to keep the heat inside the drum. If the felt seal is worn away or missing, the dryer may keep heating and make the dryer too hot. This is not common.

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$29.95

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Felt Seal - Part # 1065278 Mfg Part # 280114

Felt Seal

RepairClinic Item # 1065278

Most dryers have a felt seal at the front and rear of the drum to keep the heat inside the drum. If the felt seal is worn away or missing, the dryer may keep heating and make the dryer too hot. This is not common.

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$30.40

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Blower Wheel - Part # 687613 Mfg Part # 697772

Blower Wheel

RepairClinic Item # 687613

A defective blower wheel will not spin properly and will not vent the hot air, making the dryer too hot. Check to see if there is adequate airflow out of the dryer.

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$33.05

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