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Dryer does not heat up

There is no heat in the dryer at all, it just blows cold air. I have read solutions like this for other models but I dont know where to find the heater box

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My dryer work but it does not give heat ( kennmore 70 series)
model# 10062712101
ser: 1216293
i am trying to get the manual for my dryer from kennmore

Posted on Oct 26, 2008

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