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No heat Kenmore #96281100 - exhaust is good. replaced element & thermostat. bypassed thermal cutoff and still no heat.. any suggestions other than - buy a new dryer?

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Hi, well it looks like you have covered all angles! But have you as a last resort tried to live test the power getting to the heater? I would suggest that you do this with CAUTION as it can be DANGEROUS and only experts should carry out this task as a last resort. If no power then work backwards from the heater to the next item in the heater loop and so on till you have tested everything untill you get to the timer and then you will probably have your answer.
Good luck....

Posted on Jan 02, 2009

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