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    Default Cycling thermostat

    "Dryer cycling thermostat with internal bias heater, L155-25. If the dryer won't heat, it is unlikely that this thermostat is causing the issue, as the thermal fuse or thermal cut-out normally fail first"

    Saw this on an Ebay ad.
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    If the dryer won't heat, it is unlikely that this thermostat is causing the issue, as the thermal fuse or thermal cut-out normally fail first"
    Yes, for the most part true.

    If the dryer isn't heating to the correct temp, it is often that this thermostat is causing the issue
    Yes, for the most part true.

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    Interesting, I always thought the thermal fuse and the thermal cutoff were backups for the thermostats. I know anything can just go bad though.
    I definitely agree with the second statement about improper temps.

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    Interesting, I always thought the thermal fuse and the thermal cutoff were backups for the thermostats
    ?thermostats?
    Operating or cycling thermostats you mean?
    Not really, the operating or cycling thermostats will sense the air temp as it is leaving the dryer.
    Safety, high limit and -some- thermal fuses sense the air temp of the heating element cage before the air has entered into the drum.

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    "Safety, high limit and -some- thermal fuses sense the air temp of the heating element cage before the air has entered into the drum"

    Actually, I can see that with the heater coils on the rear bulkhead such as with GE's and some Frigidaires.

    Then again, it is still a little confusing since the fuses and cutoffs are rated at a higher temperature.
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    ctually, I can see that with the heater coils on the rear bulkhead such as with GE's and some Frigidaires.
    Whirlpool, Inglis also...

    Cycling thermostat-ldrwp-checkpoints-jpg

    Then again, it is still a little confusing since the fuses and cutoffs are rated at a higher temperature.
    I remember you saying the floor heater one confuses you....but same as the above pic the heat/temp changes as the air passes through the heating element cage.

    Cycling thermostat-ldrwp4r-blower-housing-jpg

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