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I have a whirlpool dryer.modle#wgd4800xq1 .the burner

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i have a whirlpool dryer.modle#wgd4800xq1 .the burner operates only in the energy preferred range
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Whirlpool is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: 2012 or there abouts
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: if i can do it
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: the knob doesnot travet to the end ie wrinkle shield or k cool down range like it use to do
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Engineer-Tech replied 3 months ago.

Hello and welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I will be helping you with your dryer. Please give me a moment to review your model.

Expert:  Engineer-Tech replied 3 months ago.

So when you run the dryer in the timed dry cycle, you have no heat?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I only have on the autonatic drying cycle. the burner operates on the energy saver part of the cycle
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
no phone,
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
it only heats on the automatic cycle
ity is the energy saver part and need to run the clothes two or three times before they are dry
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
it doesn't heat on the very dry or the normal dry part the cycle.
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
the thermal fuse has continuty. i checked the thermostats on the blower housing for continuity .they checked good.
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
going off line now,i will check back tomorrow
Expert:  Engineer-Tech replied 3 months ago.

No problem.