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Dryer not working in washer dryer

The heating facility no longer works so it goes for however many minutes you set it for but it does not get hot.

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Take top of machine off. you will see dryer duct running across the top and mounted on it various stats. one of these may be a resettable overheat stat. if so, there will be a small button in the middle. press button, there will be a slight click and dryer should then operate. also check continuity thro the heater itself with a multimeter

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