How to Check a Thermostat in a Dryer?

Answer The thermostat in your clothes dryer is an important component to the unit. If you've ever pulled clothes out only to find that they were still damp, or found that your dryer was not shutting off a... Read More »

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The Thermostat Keeps Going Bad in My Dryer?

A dryer usually has multiple thermostats -- at least three cycling and one safety -- that monitor air temperature inside. Cycling thermostats direct the dryer’s heat to turn on and off, and are o... Read More »

Installing a Dryer Thermostat?

Most clothes dryers have at least one cycling thermostat. It measures the air temperature inside the drum and directs the heating element to start and stop producing heat needed to dry clothes. Alt... Read More »

How to Repair the Thermostat in a GE Dryer?

Since an electric dryer uses heat to dry clothes, a thermostat is needed to regulate the temperature. The thermostat tells the dryer to heat up or cool down the air based on the dryer's internal te... Read More »

How to Change a Thermostat on a Fridgdaire Dryer?

Frigidaire clothes dryers operate with a thermostat to maintain the internal temperature at specific levels when drying clothes on different cycles. For example, heavy loads and cotton fabrics may ... Read More »