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My kenmore dryer does heat up all the time.

I have looked at several rouble shooting tips ie: there is a distinct click, there is a glow.

More times than not, the dryer willnot give off heat.

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  • brautenberg Dec 21, 2008

    would this be the radiant sensor

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After the glow plug starts glowing a sensor detects this bright glow and turns on the gas which will be ignited by the glow plug and you have flames.

So, it could be this sensor or in the gas valve solenoids. You will need an OHM meter to check this.

Posted on Dec 21, 2008

  • Ron Buice
    Ron Buice Dec 21, 2008

    Yes, located next to the glow plug.

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