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Not blowing hot air anymore

After cleaning all fluff filters my unit will no longer produce hot air. My husband has replaced the heater element but still no heat. Any ideas would be really appreciated thanks

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There are two above and one below the heating element..they probably need to be replaced..about 30 bucks canadian..have the shop check your heating element for resistance I had the same problem with my Whirlpool, when I called around for prices one shop suggested the thermostats and then tested my element for conductivity. When it passed he sold me the thermostat replacements(they are sold in pairs) They were very easy to install, just make sure the wires are on correct..Check for small marks beside the leads and then match them up while removing old and installing new. I hope this helps

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