January 21st, 2013, 11:35 AM
I have the same problem with the exact same model. I am told that the control board needs to be replaced (~$200); since resetting the thermostat is just an interim solution.
Zeta30, did resetting the thermostat fixed the problem permanently?
January 21st, 2013, 01:50 PM
Yes it did. It was very simple. My friend hasn't had any problems since. Her problem was that there was a sock that got pushed down to where the lint trap is. This restricted the airflow to the dryer so the dryer had to work extra hard to dry the clothes. Once the sock was removed and thermostat reset everything was great. You issue may be different though.
It is something you can easily do yourself, there were about 8 screws in the back that you had to remove to remove the panel, there might be another panel behind the main one that you have to remove as well but I can't remember. Then you just press the button on the thermostat, re-install the panel(s) and your done. I would try that first as it won't cost you anything, (at least if you do it yourself). If it doesn't work then replace the control board. The control board is pretty easy to replace as well and you could save money by doing it yourself.
January 21st, 2013, 02:00 PM
Thanks for the reply, I will give it a shot.
January 21st, 2013, 02:52 PM
No problem. Let us know if it works out for you...
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