Dryer Not Drying? Cycling Thermostat Testing, Troubleshooting | Repair Clinic

Dryer won’t heat, is too hot, won’t start/stop or not drying clothes? This video demonstrates how to test a cycling thermostat on an electric or gas dryer. The cycling thermostat is a commonly replaced part for a dryer that won't heat or is taking too long to dry.

Other commonly replaced parts for a dryer that won't heat are:

Gas solenoid valve
Dryer igniter
Heating element
Flame sensor
High limit thermostat
Cycling thermostat
Main control board

All of the information provided in this part testing video is applicable to the following brands: Amana, Frigidaire, GE, Kenmore, LG, Maytag, Roper, Samsung and Whirlpool.

RepairClinic has millions of replacement parts for appliances, lawn equipment, power tools, and heating & cooling equipment including washers, dryers, dishwashers, refrigerators, lawn mowers, snowblowers, furnaces, and air conditioners. Our customer care team is available to help by phone or live chat, seven days a week: 1-800-269-2609. We guarantee the fastest shipping possible—all in-stock parts ship the same business day. Return any part for any reason with our generous 365-day return policy.

In addition to providing replacement parts, RepairClinic.com offers free online troubleshooting information and DIY repair videos. Use our website to choose from a series of problems to discover the likely causes and the correct replacement part(s) for your particular model. Once you’ve determined the solution, our expertly-produced video tutorials will guide you through every step of the repair.

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