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on a whirlpool gas dryer what causes the thermal fuse to b

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on a whirlpool gas dryer what causes the thermal fuse to blow
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Chas replied 7 years ago.

The thermal fuse 90% of the time happens from a restricted exhaust venting either by it being pinched or clogged up to the outside, 5% because of something block the air vent at the lint filter, and 5% no known cause it just fails with age.



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