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NO heat but runs, Kenmore 80 Series Dryer model# 110.66832500

The wiring diagram says there is Thermal Fuse Non Resettable, would this be the problem and do you have this part and how much does it cost?

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    Angela walker Dec 27, 2008

    I have the same problem, my dryer turns good but no heat at all on any cycle. please help

  • Jeffreyson Dec 29, 2008

    Same problem for me. Does a replacement thermal fuse solve the problem? Please keep me aprised of any solutions. Thanks,

  • glawrence200 Jan 20, 2009

    same problem - dryer runs but does not heat up....air vent is not plugged...what is the difference in cost between repair man and doing it myself?

  • cyngj Apr 27, 2009

    I have same problem only my dryer is spot welded on back. You say to get to the inside from the back. Break the welds or not? Or did kenmore make models to get to from the front before I go breaking all those welds?

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I had the same issue and replaced the light bulb inside in the back of the dryer and now it kicks out heat. not sure if that acts like a fuse or needs to work to complete the circuit, but it works now.

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  • zek555 Jan 19, 2011

    was the light burnt out?

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The thermal fuse is most likely the problem there are 2 different ones they are about 20 dollars . first I would check the fuse do you have a meter ? if so you need to check for continuity.

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