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My Kenmore dryer 70 series will ot heat up - Kenmore 73952 Gas Dryer

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  • ricky35 Jan 09, 2009

    My Kenmore 70 series dryer will not heat up. It tumbles well though. I need a step by step solution because I don't know much about dryers and the terms used.

  • Anonymous Jan 12, 2009

    my kenmore gas dryer heats and the fan blows, the buzzer and the timer even works. My problem is that the drum does not tumble when you turn the dryer on. Can you help?

  • twtybrd Jan 12, 2009

    my kenmore gas dryer's drum will not tumble, the heat works, the fan blows, the timer and even the buzzer works. I just cannot figure out why the drum will not tumble, it make a noise like the motor to make the drum tumble is running, but it is not. I can turn it manually and it does not stick and is not hard to turn at all. Can you help?

  • traviservin Jan 18, 2009

    my dryer will not heat up,how do you check to see if the igniter is working or if it is another problem

  • dofreewill Feb 13, 2009

    Dryer won't heat. Drum turns. Fan blows.

  • Anonymous Feb 28, 2009

    my dryer no heat

  • jrohner Apr 24, 2009

    Dryer Will Not Heat. My dryer is electric.



  • Anonymous Apr 26, 2009

    I have the same problem. My dryer is not heating. It is a gs 10-70922990

  • Anonymous May 03, 2009

    my dryer is taking longer and longer to dry my clothes.

  • ricky35 May 11, 2010

    Where is the thermal fuse and the ignitor located? And what exactly am I looking for when looking at these items?

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The thermal switch is located on the back of your dryer. YOu will need to remove it....you will need a 1/4 screw driver...then look towards the boottom of the dryer...the thermal fuse...its a white looking piece with 2 terminals on it...it is really easy to replace it.but you can also check continuity. and if you do not have a tester.

1) unplugg the gas dryer
2) connect the 2 terminal together.
3) DO NOT hold it when you plugg it up..
4) plugg it up and check too see if your igniter comes on...and wait for the flame.

if you follow all these steps and your dryer still does not work. check your igniter.

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I have a kenmore dryer and the light works, but when i press the start button it will not turn on

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No details,,,well srart from the thermal fuse than check your ignitor

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