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    • Part Number: AP3132867
    • MFG Part Number: 3392519
    • Made by: Whirlpool
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Hello. I had been getting an AF error (air flow). I had the vent professionally cleaned and still got AF. My dryer then stopped working. There is full power but once I hit start it the unit does nothing. I fixed replaced the thermal fuse and was able to do two loads of laundry and it stopped working again. I tested the thermal fuse with a multimeter and it needs to be replaced again. What could be the bigger issue that I need to fix. I'm assuming the motor is fine since the drum was tumbling fine and the blower wheel doesn't seem to have any resistance when I turn it by hand. Could it be the thermostat, thermal cut-off, or thermister? Or something else? Thanks!

Chav for Model Number Whirlpool WED6600

ANSWER Hello Chav. You need to test the thermistor 8577274 and see if it is causing the issues with the unit. You can test this with a multi-meter TJMA-DMT3. Here is a link on how to use a multi-meter. http://forum.appliancepartspros.com/oven-repair-including-ranges-cooktops/4810-how-check-continuity-ohmmeter.html 

Answered by AppliancePartsPros.com   |   Tuesday, July 09, 2013

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