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Kenmore elite electric dryer not heating any longer.

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    turns on but won't heat

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It could be heating element

Posted on Nov 15, 2008

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codfish124
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SOURCE: Kenmore Elite He3 electrical dryer runs but it does not heat up

mots likely your heating element is out replace it and you should be good to go

Posted on Dec 12, 2008

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SOURCE: kenmore elite electric dryer want heat

chances are the element is broken. generally the element will eventually break at a weak point. if you are a "fix it yourself" type you can repair the element with a little efort. (be glad to tell you how if t you choose this as apposed buying a new one.
good luck.......jay

Posted on Mar 20, 2009

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SOURCE: tumbles but no heat

Probably your heating element.

Posted on May 26, 2009

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SOURCE: kenmore elite , no heat

Check the following to address this issue.




1. No power to the dryer
Make sure there's power getting to the dryer. Check for tripped circuit breakers or blown fuses. An electric dryer uses two circuit breakers or fuses, and if only one of two is tripped or blown, the dryer might still run but not heat. Sometimes the power cord disconnects or burns at the dryer, if this is the case, the wiring and the terminal block must be repaired or replaced.

2. Heating element
A burned out heating element will show no continuity when measured with a meter. Replace the element if found defective.

3. Thermal fuse
Most dryers have a thermal fuse, which burns out when the dryer overheats, in which case the dryer will either not run at all or stop heating. The fuse is usually located on the vent duct, inside the dryer. A blown fuse will show no continuity when measured with a meter. Before replacing the fuse, make sure the blower wheel is not broken or clogged, and there is nothing blocking the venting.

Posted on Jul 27, 2009

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SOURCE: Kenmore Elite HE4 gas dryer, no heat at all

The ignitor may be bad or the thermal fuse may be failed.

Posted on Aug 27, 2009

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